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#TrumpTeachesHistory Are The Lessons You Never Learned In School

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02/05/2017 1:17 PM AEST | Updated 02/05/2017 6:13 PM AEST

President Donald Trump was once again accused of flunking history when he said President Andrew Jackson was “really angry” about the Civil War... which took place 16 years after his death. 

Trump later clarified that he meant Jackson saw the war coming and “never would’ve let it happen.”

Given that Jackson was a slave owner who never supported abolition, the clarification doesn’t make the claim any less dubious. 

The gaffe led Comedy Central’s “Midnight” to create the #TrumpTeachesHistory hashtag on Twitter, which quickly took off. 

Here’s a sampling:  

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