Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Before his presidency, Taylor was a career officer ...
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Mexican–American War - Video
Timeline of the Mexican-American War.
Mexican-American War
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which be...
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U.S. presidential election, 1848
The United States presidential election of 1848 was the 16th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1848. It was won by Zachary Taylor of the Whig Party, who ran against forme...
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Compromise of 1850
The Compromise of 1850 was a package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850, which defused a four-year political confrontation between slave and free states reg...
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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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Fort Johnson
Fort Johnson was a U.S. Army post built on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River in modern-day Warsaw, Illinois during the War of 1812. The fort was established in September 1814 by Major Zachary T...
Battle of Resaca de la Palma
At the Battle of Resaca de la Palma, one of the early engagements of the Mexican-American War,United States General Zachary Taylor engaged the retreating forces of the Mexican Ejército del Norte ("Arm...
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Reverdy Johnson
Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland. He defended notables such as Sanford of the Dred Scott case, Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter at h...
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Fort Crawford
Fort Crawford was an outpost of the United States Army located in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, during the 19th Century. The Second Fort Crawford Military Hospital was designated a U.S. National Histo...
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United States presidential election in Florida, 1848
The 1848 United States presidential election in Florida took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the ...
Ponchatoula Creek
Ponchatoula Creek is a 26.1-mile-long (42.0 km) tributary of the Natalbany River in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. The two waterways join where a section of the Natalbany forms the boundary betwee...
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Battle of Palo Alto
The Battle of Palo Alto was the first major battle of the Mexican–American War and was fought on May 8, 1846, on disputed ground five miles (8 km) from the modern-day city of Brownsville, Texas. ...
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Thomas Ewing
Thomas Ewing, Sr. (December 28, 1789 – October 26, 1871) was a National Republican and Whig politician from Ohio. He served in the U.S. Senate as well as serving as the Secretary of the...
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Southeastern Louisiana University
Southeastern Louisiana University is a state-funded public university in Hammond, Louisiana, United States. It was founded in 1925 by Linus A. Sims, the principal of Hammond High School, as Hammond Ju...
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George W. Crawford
George Walker Crawford (December 22, 1798 – July 27, 1872) was a licensed attorney turned politician from Columbia County, Georgia. Crawford was appointed attorney general for the state in 1827, by Go...
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Fort Howard (Wisconsin)
88°1′W / 44.517°N 88.017°W / 44.517; -88.017 (Fort Howard (closed 1853, location approximate))Fort Howard was a 19th-century fortification built by the United States A...
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Indiana Territory
The Territory of Indiana was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from July 4, 1800, until November 7, 1816, when the remaining southern portion of the territory was a...
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Jacob Collamer
Jacob Collamer (January 8, 1791 – November 9, 1865) was an American politician from Vermont. He served in the United States House of Representatives, as Postmaster General in the cabinet of Pres...
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Battle of Wild Cat Creek
The Battle of Wild Cat Creek was the result of a November 1812 punitive expedition against Native American villages during the War of 1812. It has been nicknamed "Spur's Defeat," which is thought to r...
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Inauguration of Zachary Taylor
The inauguration of Zachary Taylor as the 12th President of the United States took place on Monday, March 5, 1849 due to March 4 being on a Sunday. The inauguration marked the commencement of the only...
William Ballard Preston
William Ballard Preston (November 25, 1805 – November 16, 1862) was a United States political figure. He served as the U.S. Secretary of the Navy between 1849 and 1850. He is also the cousin of Willia...
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1848 Whig National Convention
The 1848 Whig National Convention was a quadrennial presidential nominating convention of the Whig Party. The convention was held in Philadelphia. War hero Zachary Taylor, a major general from Louisia...
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Camp Taylor, Louisville
85°42′56″W / 38.19560°N 85.71550°W / 38.19560; -85.71550Camp Taylor is a neighborhood and former military base six miles southeast of downtown Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Firs...
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Battle of Monterrey
In the Battle of Monterrey (September 21–24, 1846) during the Mexican–American War, General Pedro de Ampudia and the Mexican Army of the North was defeated by the Army of Occupation, a force of ...
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Louisiana Highway 3260
Louisiana Highway 3260 (LA 3260) is one of the shortest state highways in Louisiana (or, for that matter, in any state). It is basically a long ramp or a connector between US 190 and US 51 in Tangipah...
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United States presidential election, 1848
The United States presidential election of 1848 was the 16th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1848. It was won by Zachary Taylor of the Whig Party, who ran against forme...
United States presidential election, 1848 - Wikipedia