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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson PAINTING: Thomas Sully Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, changed Tennessee and the United States in many ways. You will find information about Jackson throughout the Tennessee History for Kids website and…

Battle of Nashville

We don't know exactly where this photo was taken, but it was somewhere on the Union line in Nashville during the battle of Nashville. PHOTO: Library of Congress It was the South's most desperate battle. This painting in the Minnesota…

David Crockett

David Crockett

David Crockett is one of the most famous people to ever come from Tennessee. Why? The answer is not obvious. Here are ten things about him you might find interesting: Crockett memorabilia on display at the Crockett Birthplace State Park in Green…

de Soto

de Soto

The explorer Hernando de Soto changed the world -- there is no denying that. To go where he and his men went, you have to go all over the southeastern United States. De Soto first stepped foot on the North American continent on the west coast of Fl…

Dred Scott

Dred Scott

Elsewhere on this web site you will find virtual tours that take you to places where the Civil War was fought -- such as Shiloh, Fort Pillow, New Johnsonville and others. Dred Scott Now we're going to take a look at one of the causes of the …