Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States, is one of the most controversial leaders in the history of the country. He is known not only for originating the Trail of Tears but also for leading American troops to one of the most successful battles against the British in the War of 1812. Did you know that President Jackson is featured on the twenty dollar bill? If you will be doing an Andrew Jackson unit study or a general presidential study, you may want to include this writing prompt activity, which asks students to practice their persuasive writing skills.

Andrew Jackson Writing Prompt
Writing Prompt: Choose a notable person from history that you believe deserves to be represented on a piece of currency. Why do they deserve the honor?