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#10 – John Tyler. Born: March 29, 1790Born: March 29, 1790 Birthplace: Greenway, VirginiaBirthplace: Greenway, Virginia Political Party: WhigPolitical.

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1 #10 – John Tyler

2 Born: March 29, 1790Born: March 29, 1790 Birthplace: Greenway, VirginiaBirthplace: Greenway, Virginia Political Party: WhigPolitical Party: Whig Vice President: noneVice President: none Term: Term: Children: 14Children: 14 Died: January 18, 1862Died: January 18, 1862

3 #10 – John Tyler He was the son of the Governor of Virginia.He was the son of the Governor of Virginia. 1807: Graduated from the College of William and Mary.1807: Graduated from the College of William and Mary. Began to study law (Lawyer)Began to study law (Lawyer)

4 #10 – John Tyler : elected to the Virginia Legislature : elected to the Virginia Legislature. 1813: married Letitia Christian (seven children)1813: married Letitia Christian (seven children) : elected a U.S. representative from Virginia : elected a U.S. representative from Virginia : Elected to the Virginia Legislature again : Elected to the Virginia Legislature again.

5 #10 – John Tyler : Elected Governor of Virginia : Elected Governor of Virginia : Elected U.S Senator from Virginia : Elected U.S Senator from Virginia –He was a Democrat – upset at Jackson, resigned as Senator and moved over to the Whig Party.

6 #10 – John Tyler : Took over the Presidency when William Henry Harrison died. Becomes the tenth President of the U.S : Took over the Presidency when William Henry Harrison died. Becomes the tenth President of the U.S. 1842: first wife dies; Letitia Christian1842: first wife dies; Letitia Christian 1844: remarries – to Julia Gardner. (seven children)1844: remarries – to Julia Gardner. (seven children)

7 #10 –John Tyler 1845: Texas is annexed to the US1845: Texas is annexed to the US

8 #10 – John Tyler 1845: retires to his Virginia plantation.1845: retires to his Virginia plantation. 1861: re-enters political life after the Civil War breaks out.1861: re-enters political life after the Civil War breaks out. 1862: member of the Confederate States Congress from Virginia.1862: member of the Confederate States Congress from Virginia. Died: January 18,1862 – before he could begin public office.Died: January 18,1862 – before he could begin public office.

9 Interesting Facts 1845: Texas is annexed to the U.S.1845: Texas is annexed to the U.S. 1845: Double-tube tire – Robert Thompson, England1845: Double-tube tire – Robert Thompson, England 1845: Florida admitted to the U.S. (27) - slave state1845: Florida admitted to the U.S. (27) - slave state 27 states in the Union27 states in the Union


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