Peggy Eaton and the Petticoat Affair of 1831

Published February 3, 2021 1,090 Views $0.65 earned

Rumble The "Jacksonian Democracy" was an era of dynamic change and deep partisanship. His first term was marred by what should have been a purely social affair. The History Guy remembers Peggy Eaton and the Petticoat Affair of 1831.

This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As photographs of actual events are sometimes not available, photographs of similar objects and events are used for illustration.

The episode relates events that occurred during a period of conflict. All information is provided within historical context and is intended for educational purposes. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.


The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered is the place to find short snippets of forgotten history from five to fifteen minutes long. If you like history too, this is the channel for you.

Subscribe for more forgotten history!

Awesome The History Guy merchandise is available at:

#history #thehistoryguy #ushistory