President John Tyler

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Basic Information

His full name is John Tyler and ran with the Whig & Democrat political party.

He was the 10th President of the United States taking over from William Henry Harrison. He served between 1841-1845.

He had no vice president.

Background Information

  • Born March 29, 1790.
  • Hailed from Charles City County, Virginia.
  • He had 2 brothers, and 5 sisters.
  • He lived on Greenway Plantation
  • At the age of 12, he entered the elite College of William and Mary.
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Qualifications

  • Governor of Virginia
  • Was a U.S. House of Representative.
  • U.S. Senator in 1827.

Presidency

  • Webster-Ashburton Treaty with Britain.
  • Treaty of Wanghia with Qing China.
  • He annexed Texas.
  • He got married while in office.
  • Everyone but one person resigned after he vetoed the 2nd bill for a National Bank.
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