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Martin Van Buren

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Questions about Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States.
1600 Pennsylvania ave NW Washington, DC 20500, United States. That is the answer.
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He controlled and knew how to help and compromise his people and society! You're overlooking his failures of his presidency and afterwards, which is a very contraversial topic. He was mostly kept from doing great things because of a deturrent of: The Panic of 1837
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March 4, 1837 was Martin Van Buren's inauguration as the 8th president of the US. He served one term until March 4, 1841.
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Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States. Before that, he was vice president under Andrew Jackson and before that Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson. He was a lawyer as a career but had spent most of his life actively engaged in politics and held a number of offices, inc…
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A+ answer: he served as a vice president in the US President: Martin Van Buren (1782 - 1862) - 8th President of the United States. Term: March 4, 1837 - March 4, 1841 Background: Martin Van Burn was born on December 5,1782, to Abraham Van Buren who was a farmer and popular tavern-master, and Maria…
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Martin Van Buren (1782 - 1862) was the 8th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841. Before his presidency, he served as the eighth Vice President (1833-1837) and the 10th Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson.
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Martin Van Buren was 5 ft 6 in
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He spent most of his time dealing with problems leftover by President Andrew Jackson
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He was the first president born in the United States, as all previous ones were born before the American Revolution. Yes and no. He was born in 1782, the first President born after the Declaration of Independence, but before Great Britain had recognised that independence.
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Kinderhook, New York in 1782.
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here are some of the most famous quotes: "The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity" "It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't." "As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office …
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Martin Van Buren was a lawyer president who assumed the role of peacemaker. Unlike Andrew Jackson, he didn't want a war in the southwest. He patiently used diplomacy to work out an agreement with the Mexican government to go into arbitration over US claims against it. He refused Texas annexation unl…
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Eighth president Martin Van Buren was in office from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841. During that time he advocated for free trade and lower tariffs. He also created a system of bonds that would lower the national debt.
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The Van Burens had four sons who were Abraham Van Buren (November 27, 1807 - March 15, 1873) Army officer , married Angelica Singleton in 1838 - 2 sons, one daughter John Van Buren February 18, 1810 - October 13, 1866) lawyer and politician , married Elizabeth Vanderpoel in 1845- one daughter Mart…
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George Washington was crucial to the creation of the United States as an independent nation. He was not only a war general in the Revolution, but also a statesman and politician, presiding over the drafting of the Constitution.
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He was the first US president that was an American citizen, and not of British descent. He was also the first (and last) president that did not speak English as his first language. (He spoke Dutch)
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"The Little Magician"
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The 8th US President, Martin Van Buren, was nicknamed Old Kinderhook. He was born in Kinderhook NY.
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he grew up on a relitive's farm in Kinderhook New York
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President William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) was elected the ninth US President in 1840, mainly due to his reputation as a military hero of the Indian Wars in 1811 and the War of 1812. He was inaugurated on March 4, 1841. However, the wintry conditions in Washington and the stress of his position ma…
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His family was far from wealthy . They spoke Dutch at home and practiced old world customs. His father ran a tavern and Martin enjoyed listening to the political arguments that occurred. Like his father, he did not get into the arguments himself but soon became an ardent supporter of Jefferson and t…
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West Hight middle school
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The eighth president of the United States was Martin Van Buren. He was Andrew Jackson's Vice President and went on to serve only one term as president. (Though he tried twice for re-election unsuccessfully.) Many most historians assert that Van Buren only won his election because he had such strong …
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The presidency of Martin van Buren lasted from 1837 until 1841. He was the eighth President of the United States. His Vice President was Richard Johnson.
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Martin Van Buren was born on December 5, 1782 which is after independence was declared but before the Constitution was ratified.
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Martin Van Buren (December 1782 to July 1862) was the eighth Vice President and eighth President of the United States. He was called 'Martin Van Ruin' during the depression by political opponents.
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Good Things 1. Master politician 2. Advisor to Andrew Jackson 3. Vice President to Andrew Jackson 4. President in 1836 5. Opposed extension of slavery into Texas Bad 1. No good answers for financial Panic of 1837 2. Lost the election to the Whig Party 3. Accused of being an aristocrat who d…
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William H. Harrison, Hugh L. White, and Daniel Webster in 1836. William Henry Harrison in 1840.
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Martin Van Buren was born in Kinderhook, New York on December 5, 1782. He was the 8th US president and was in office from March 4, 1837 â?? March 4, 1841. He died in Kinderhook, NY on July 24, 1862 and is buried at the Kinderhook Cemetery. The cause of his death was bronchial asthma and heart failu…
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Martin Van Buren was born on December 5, 1782 and died on July 24, 1862. Martin Van Buren would have been 79 years old at the time of death or 232 years old today.
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he became involved in local politics
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he was called "Young Hickory" i think b/c he tought like Andrew Jackson b/c he was his vice president so when he became a candidate he won also Andrew Jackson's nickname was "Old Hickory" and that was where martin van buren got his nickname
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There are four commonly used coins in circulation in the United States. The quarter, worth $0.25, has President George Washington on the face. The dime, worth $0.10, has President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the face. The nickel, worth $0.05, has President Thomas Jefferson on the face. The penny, worth…
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Martin Van Buren had 4 siblings
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Martin van Buren was the president of the United States from March 4, 1837 until March 4, 1841. He was a shrewd president who laid the foundation for the Democratic party.
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He married Hannah Hoe Van Buren. Who died in 1819 but was still called the first lady when Martin became president. Even though he had married a different girl.
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Martin Van Buren is very rarely discussed of by his achievements, (which probably don't exist in his presidency, but afterwards) but rather his lacking of. His achievements are usually overlooked, you would have to go deep into "scripps" or extremely deep into the internet to find anything about Van…
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the word okay was invented, the democratic party was also invented and the 1837 panic
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Martin van Buren 1782 - He was born on December 5,1782. 1807 - marries Hannah Hoes 1807 1810 - son Abraham is born 1810 1812 - son John is born 1812 1812 - elected to the New York senate 1812 1813 - son Martin is born 1813 1813 - son Winfield is born 1813 1817 - son Winfield dies 1817 181…
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old kinderhook and little magician
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Martin van Buren was inaugurated as the eighth president of the US on March 4, 1837. Richard Mentor was his vice president. Both served just one term.
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Martin Van Buren closely followed the policies set by his predecessor, Andrew Jackson. Unfortunately, adhering to the Jackson policy of decentralized banks led to the Panic of 1837, followed by five years of economic depression. He favored lower tariffs, free trade and set up the national bond polic…
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Martin Van Buren died on July 24, 1862 at the age of 79.
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He died at the age of 79 at 2 am on July 24, 1862 at his home, Lindenwald, in Kinderhook, NY, of bronchial asthma and heart failure following a bout of pneumonia that had left him bedridden.
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Martin Van Buren had five kids-Abraham (1807-1873), John (1810-1866), Martin (1812-1855), Winfield Scott (1813), Smith Thompson ... i think he had 4 sons and 1 daughter
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Kinderhook Academy was where he went to school. He quit at age 14 to work in a law office, which eventually led to his passing the bar exam and becoming a lawyer.
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President Martin Van Buren was blamed for the countryâ??s hard times and took a lot of verbal abuse from the Whigs. He was given nicknames like â??Martin Van Ruinâ?? and the â??Golden Spoon Oratorâ??. It was not an easy presidency and upon leaving the office, Van Buren expressed his delight it …
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Famous for is a rather poor way of working it, but he is accredited for:1) being president during the only time the nation actually experienced a surplus in federal treasury. The extra money was given to the states to spend as they pleased; which for the most part, was spent fast and poorly.2) being…
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The 8th President of the United States was Martin Van Buren from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841
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it was good he had plenty of siblings and he was a good student in class he married Hannah hoes who was his cousin and had 5 sons but one died hours after he was born he was the eight president and had 2 pet lion cubs and he had a pretty good life growing up in kinderhook new york
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Free Soil Party, opposed the expansion of slavery
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Delaware was already a state when in 1787 it was the first State to sign the Constitution of the United States of America. Before European settlers in the region now known as the State of Delaware, there lived the Eastern Algonquin tribes known as the Unami Lenape. The Dutch were the first Europeans…
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1 term (4 years)
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he was most famous for being fair
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because he was the 8th president
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Martin Van Buren was born in New York and had his permanent residence there all of his life. That is also where he buried-- in Kinderhook, NY. He served New York both as a US Senator and as its governor before he was vice-president and President.
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John C. Calhoun was the vice-president before Van Buren. Calhoun resigned to run for the Senate.
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a list of traits and characteristics for Martin Van Buren?
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Hannah Hoes (March 8,1783 - February 5,1819) was the wife of Martin Van Buren. They spoke Dutch at home. He called her "Jannetje"
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Tuberculosis in 1819.
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March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841
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panic of 1837
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Bein such a good 8th President of the United States of America!!! years in office: (1837-1841) Years alive: (1782-1862)!! :) Martin Van Buren will be most remembered for the way he handled the Crisis of 1837. Andrew Jackson's economic policy wrecked the economy and sent it into one of the worst slu…
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Martin van buren campaign promises
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Martin Van Buren had 2 nicknames that I know of. 1) Old Kinderhook 2)Boy Lawer
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Martin Van Buren was the 8th president Martin Van Buren was the 8th president Martin Van Buren was the 8th president Martin Van Buren was the 8th president Martin Van Buren was the 8th president Martin Van Buren was the 8th president Martin Van Buren was the 8th president
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he didn't defeat anybody in the election of 1840....Harrison won that election!
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Mertin was the 8th president and served from 1837-1841 4years
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Richard Johnson was the only vice president to be elected by the United States Senate. He was one vote away from having the majority electoral vote, so the Senate was responsible for voting him in.
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The reason Richard M. Johnson was given the Vice Presidency was because he was elected by the United States Senate. He was the only Vice President to be elected using a separate Electoral vote than that of the Presidential candidate according to the provisions of the 12th Amendment.
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His running mate in 1836, Richard Johnson, was not picked by Van Buren, but by Andrew Jackson who was the President. By 1840, Johnson had taken a slave girl for his common-law wife and had children by her, whom he raised as free. This made him quite unpopular in the South, so much so that the Deocra…
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Key events of Van Buren administation. Panic of 1837. VanBuren blamed the bank for making unsound loans. Pushed through the Independent Treasury Act which established sub-treasuries to hold federal funds instead of putting them into bank. Caroline Affair. Faced with rebellion in Canada and US symp…
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"The most important and controversial of them was the creation of the new financial system to replace the Bank of the United states. Under Van Buren's plan, known as the "independence treasury" or "subtreasury" system, the government would place its funds in an independent treasury at Washington and…
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Martin Van Buren did not attend college. After what might be called middle school, he started work in a lawyer's office and was able to study law. In due time, he passed the bar exam and was licensed to practice law.
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He was in love with a thirteen year old named Katie
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by getting more votes than his opponent.
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Just 4 years 1837-1841
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William Henry Harrison defeated Van Buren's try for a second term in 1840. Harrison achieved fame as an Indian fighter and frontier governor of Indiana territory, but his father signed the Declaration of Independence and was from an old Virginia family.
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yes, he attended Kinderhook Academy and you can look it up:]:D
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There was no big happinings to my knowledge although during 1838 more than 15000 Cherokees were forced to march to oaklahoma Indian territory. 4000 died on the trail know as "the trail of tears"
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Abraham 1807-1873 John 1810-1866 Martin 1812-1855 Winfield 1814-1814 Smith 1817-1876
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No, he did not.
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he repersented New York ...: )
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Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States. Before that he was vice president under Andrew Jackson and before that Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson. He was a lawyer as a career but had spent most of his life actively engaged in politics and held a number of offices, inclu…
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The 8th President of the United States Martin Van Buren died on Jul 24, 1862, and was buries in Kinderhook Cemetery, Kinderhook, New York.
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Martin van Buren could not afford to attend college. Instead, he left school and studied law under a local attorney when he was 14.
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Martin Van Buren helped solve the conflict with the Eatons. Van Buren's kindness to Peggy Eaton is what made Jackson grateful to him; So grateful, in fact, that Van Buren became Jackson's candidate for the next President of the United States.
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Martin Van Buren settled the boundary dispute between New Brunswick (Canada) and Maine ( untied states of America)oh and the and answer to #12 (about Van Buren's nickname) is "The Little Magician," or "The Red Fox of Kinderhook"
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It's not Obama, despite the ignorant beliefs. Martin Van Buren's first language was Dutch.
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Richard M. Johnson
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he listened to political arguments and went to his hometown's university
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