publication date: Friday, August 26, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Government

clue: I'll bet you $20 that this founding Democrat continues to decline in popularity, after his reputation for supporting the common man was overtaken by his reputation for tearfully displacing the native man.

explanation: Jackson was president of the United States from 1829 to 1837, appears on the $20 bill, and was one of the key foundational figures of the Democratic Party. He was held in high regard for decades, but recently has declined due to his role in Native American death and displacement, including the Trail of Tears. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, and Richard Slominsky


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