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John Tyler 1841-1845 By Emily McCutcheon
John’s life when he was a boy. Tyler led his class to rebel against his teacher Mr. McMurdo. They tied him to his chair and ran out. His father said it was the teacher’s fault for being strict with his students. His father John Tyler Sr. was a governor, a judge, and a state legislator. John Tyler finished college at 17yrs.old John Tyler Sr. taught his son how to be a lawyer.
Tyler’s married life Tyler married Letitia Christian. Tyler married March 29,1813 They had 7 children. Letitia died in 1842. Tyler married Julia Gardiner in June 26, 1844. They had 7 children He had more children than any other president.
Tyler’s life as an adult John Tyler was governor of Virginia. John was part of the Whig party and Congress. He was made Vice President in 1840.
Things Tyler did not agree with He didn’t believe the government should not pay to fix the canals and roads. He didn’t like the government paying to help businesses. He didn’t want to tax imports. He vetoed against the Whigs for a National Bank.
Things that happened while he was president The Whig party called him “Old Veto” because he vetoed them a lot. (veto means to say no to ideas that the different parties wanted) March 1845 the Congress over rode a presidential veto for the first time in history. John Tyler is remembered for bringing the “Lone Star State” (Texas) into the union in March 1845.
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