Soon new faces will grace U.S. currency including Harriet Tubman (who will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20), as well as other leaders of the suffrage movement and civil rights activists. Do you know which U.S. Presidents and government officials appear on our money? Take a look.
Steven Spielberg may direct Leonardo DiCaprio in a Ulysses S. Grant biopic at Lionsgate. Grant served as commander of the Union armies during the American Civil War, later serving two scandal-rocked terms as U.S. president. He commissioned Mark Twain to write his biographies.
President Jackson’s portrait was prominently featured at a White House event honoring Native Americans; he’s known for an act resulting in thousands of Native American deaths. Trump also called Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas,” considered by some a racial slur.
Trump allowed the immediate release of 2,800 records by the National Archives. However thousands of other papers on JFK’s untimely death were withheld for “national security, law enforcement, and foreign affairs concerns.”
Woodrow Wilson, the 28th U.S. president, led America through World War I and crafted the Versailles Treaty's "Fourteen Points," the last of which was creating a League of Nations to ensure world peace. Wilson also created the Federal Reserve and supported the 19th Amendment, allowing women to vote.
On D-Day, June 6, 1944, Eisenhower commanded the Allied forces in the Normandy invasion. He went on to become the 34th president of the United States, and promoted Atoms for Peace at the United Nations General Assembly in order to ease Cold War tensions.