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James Buchanan. Birth date James Buchanan was born on April 23, 1791.

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1 James Buchanan

2 Birth date James Buchanan was born on April 23, 1791

3 Birth place He was born in Stony Batter, PA

4 Family His father was James Buchanan, Sr. His mother was Elizabeth Speer

5 Early childhood He learned arithmetic and bookkeeping when working at his father’s shop. He studied Greek & Latin.

6 Education He attended Dickinson Collage in Carlisle, PA

7 Adult Life He was president of the United States from March 4, March 3, 1861.

8 Important Events He was a president during slavery times.

9 Living or Deceased? He died a normal death in 

10 Why is he Remembered? He was a president during slavery. He was the only president who never married.

11 Interesting Facts He was one of 11 children!!

12 Important Lessons One important lesson I could learn from him is that it is wrong to own another person.

13 Hero or Celebrity? I think James Buchanan is a hero. A hero is someone who saves someone or something from danger. He is a hero because he played a big part in stopping slavery.

14 Citations Unknown, "U. S.Presidents till date." the Unknown 12 Jan © 2009 World Book, Inc. All rights reserved. WORLD BOOK and the GLOBE DEVICE are registered trademarks or trademarks of World Book, Inc.


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