8th President- martin Van Buren



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8th President- Martin Van Buren

5 Bio Facts:

  • Born on December 5, 1782.

  • Martin Van Buren was born and grew up in Kinderhook, New York.

  • He was born into poverty.

  • Martin died on July 2nd, in 1862.

  • The cause of his death was heart failure.

5 presidential facts

  • When Martin was elected, the vote was unanimous.

  • Martin soon found out that being president was a huge job, he faced many problems when president.

  • During Martin’s presidency, loads of banks started to fail, and people lost their land.

  • People figured that the troubles were too much and decided not to reelect him for another term.

  • Martin lost reelection to the 9th president of the U.S., William Henry Harrison.

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Explanation

Martin Van Buren wasn’t fit to have a job as important as being president of the United States. He faced many troubles. At first, it seemed as though things would work, but it ended up being too much for him. The visual shows how Martin struggled during his presidency.



9th president- William Henry Harrison

5 bio facts

  • Born in Virginia on February 9th, 1773

  • Was the 9th president of the United States in 1841

  • He was elected at age 67

  • His father signed the Declaration of Independence

  • His son became the 23rd president of the United States.

5 presidential facts

  • He was the first president to die in the White house.

  • During the war of 1812, commanded his army in the Northwest and defeated the British and Indian forces.

  • Even though he lost to Martin Van Buren for election of the 8th president, he did win the 9th election.

  • He was the oldest elected president of the United States.

  • He served in the U.S. House of representatives for about 3 years.

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Explanation

William Henry Harrison wasn’t in office for long, so there’s not much to be said. Basing on the things he did before he died, he took care of things well, but didn’t do much to prove his self-worth. Although he lost before being elected, he ended up being a good leader. The visual represents how he wasn’t given enough time in office.



5 bio facts

  • Born on March 29th, 1790.

  • John Tyler was born in Charles City Country, in Virginia (just like William Henry Harrison)

  • Studied law at the College of William and Mary.

  • He worked for a prominent law firm in Richmond.

  • Tyler used his father’s position to join the Virginia House of Delegates.

5 presidential facts

  • John Tyler served as governor of Virginia just like his father.

  • He did not have a vice president

  • He served as vice president for William Henry Harrison, the 9th president.

  • After Inauguration, President Harrison died, and Tyler became sworn in due to the death.

  • Tyler vetoed a bill to gain back the Bank of the United States, and was later expelled from the Whig Party.

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Explanation

John Tyler was a pretty basic president. He was very average, and didn’t tend to make very good decisions. He also tended to skip around with careers. Even though he tried his best, it wasn’t enough for being the President. The Photo shows how Tyler vetoed a bill.


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