Yesterday, President Trump raised a bit of a firestorm with his comments about the Civil War:
Here’s Trump’s full answer on “swashbuckler” Andrew Jackson and the Civil War: “Why could that one not have been worked out?” pic.twitter.com/Zb8OQaDqyq
— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) May 1, 2017
Here’s the audio of Trump’s Andrew Jackson quotes pic.twitter.com/h4YIq29hB1
— Gideon Resnick (@GideonResnick) May 1, 2017
Here are a couple of useful related articles:
President Trump (really) asked why there was a Civil War. Here’s why. appeared in The Washington Post.
Trump on Civil War: Why couldn’t they have worked that out? is from The Associated Press.
Fact Check: Could Andrew Jackson Have Stopped The Civil War, As Trump Said? is from NPR.
There are a lot more resources at The Best Sites For Learning About The American Civil War.