John Tyler
John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845). He was elected vice president on the 1840 Whig ticket with William Henry Harrison, and became p...
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United States presidential election, 1836
The United States presidential election of 1836 was the 13th quadrennial presidential election, held from Thursday, November 3, to Wednesday, December 7, 1836. As the third consecutive election victor...
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United States presidential election, 1840
The United States presidential election of 1840 was the 14th quadrennial presidential election, held from Friday, October 30, to Wednesday, December 2, 1840. It saw President Martin Van Buren fight fo...
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Presidency of William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer and politician, and the last President born as a British sub...
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Annexation of Texas
The Texas annexation was the 1845 incorporation into the United States of America of the Republic of Texas, which was admitted to the Union as the 28th state.After declaring their independence from th...
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USS Princeton Disaster of 1844
The USS Princeton Disaster of 1844 occurred on February 28 aboard the newly built USS Princeton when one of the ship's long guns, the "Peacemaker", then the world's longest naval gun, exploded during ...
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Peleg Sprague (Maine politician)
Peleg Sprague (April 27, 1793 – October 13, 1880) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Maine, and a United States federal judge.
Born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, Sprague...
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Legal status of Texas
The legal status of Texas is the standing of Texas as a political entity. Due to Texas's unique history, United States sovereignty over Texas has been questioned most recently by a movement launched b...
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David Henshaw
David Henshaw (April 2, 1791 – November 11, 1852) was the 14th United States Secretary of the Navy.Henshaw was born in Leicester, Massachusetts in 1791 and educated at Leicester Academy. Trained...
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Samuel Nelson
Samuel Nelson (November 10, 1792 – December 13, 1873) was an American attorney and a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.Born in Hebron, New York, Nelson attended Middlebury College...
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Hugh S. Legaré
Hugh Swinton Legaré (/lɨˈɡriː/ LA-gree; January 2, 1797 – June 20, 1843) was an American lawyer and politician.
Legaré was born in Charleston, South Carolina, of Huguenot and Scottish ancestry.Par...
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George M. Bibb
George Mortimer Bibb (October 30, 1776 – April 14, 1859) was an American politician.
Bibb was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, graduated from Hampden–Sydney College in 1791, and later gradu...
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Virgil Maxcy
Virgil Maxcy (5 May 1785 – 28 February 1844) was an American political figure. He was born in Massachusetts, and spent his adult years in Maryland. He was killed in 1844 in a shipboard accident, when ...
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Francis Granger
Francistamos Granger (December 1, 1792 – August 31, 1868) was a Representative from New York and United States Postmaster General. He was the son of Gideon Granger, another Postmaster General, a...
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George Edmund Badger
George Edmund Badger (April 17, 1795 – May 11, 1866) was a Whig U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina.Badger was born on April 17, 1795 in New Bern, North Carolina. Following a ...
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Archibald Randall
Archibald Randall (May 24, 1797 – June 8, 1846) was a United States federal judge.Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Randall read law to enter the Bar in 1818. He was in private practice in Phi...
John Y. Mason
あJohn Young Mason (April 18, 1799 – October 3, 1859) was an American politician, diplomat, and United States federal judge.
Born in Hicksford, Greensville County, Virginia, Mason attended th...
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Charles B. Penrose
Charles B. Penrose (October 6, 1798-April 6, 1857) was a Pennsylvania attorney and politician. He served in the Pennsylvania Senate and as Solicitor of the United States Treasury.
Charles Bingham...
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Thomas Walker Gilmer
Thomas Walker Gilmer (April 6, 1802 – February 28, 1844) was an American statesman.
Gilmer was born to George and Eliza Gilmer at their farm, "Gilmerton", in Albemarle County, Virginia. He w...
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Theodore Howard McCaleb
Theodore Howard McCaleb (February 10, 1810 – April 29, 1864) was a United States federal judge.Born in Claiborne County, Mississippi, McCaleb attended Yale College, and read law to enter the Bar...
USS Princeton disaster of 1844
The USS Princeton Disaster of 1844 occurred on February 28 aboard the newly built USS Princeton when one of the ship's long guns, the "Peacemaker", then the world's longest naval gun, exploded during ...
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Sherwood Forest Plantation
Sherwood Forest Plantation, also known as John Tyler House, is located on the north bank of the James River in Charles City County, Virginia. It is located on State Route 5, a scenic byway which runs...
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Governor of Indiana
The Governor of Indiana is the chief executive of the state of Indiana. The governor is elected to a four-year term, and responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the functions of many a...
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John Tyler Community College
John Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and is the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. John Tyler is accredited by the Commission on Coll...
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Elisha Mills Huntington
Elisha Mills Huntington (March 29, 1806 – October 26, 1862) was an American lawyer, politician, prosecutor, judge and federal jurist.Born in Butternuts, New York, Huntington moved to Terre Haute...
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Inauguration of John Tyler
The inauguration of John Tyler as the tenth President of the United States took place in his bedroom on Thursday, April 6, 1841, in the wake of the death of President William Henry Harrison. The inaug...
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Tecumseh's War
Tecumseh's War or Tecumseh's Rebellion was a conflict in the Northwest Territory between the United States and an American Indian confederacy led by the Shawnee leader Tecumseh. Although the war is of...
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Charles A. Wickliffe
Charles Anderson Wickliffe (June 8, 1788 – October 31, 1869) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. He also served as Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives, the 14th Governor of Kentucky,...
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