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James Buchanan

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James Buchanan was the 15th President of the United States and served from March 4, 1857 to March 4, 1861.
  James Buchanan (Democrat) was the 15th President of the US, elected in 1857 - he defeated John Fremont in the general election. By the way, Mr Buchanan was the only US president who never married.
Buchanan was a lawyer before he entered politics and government service. Once he got into government he had steady work as a state assemblyman, US Congressman, US Senator, Secretary of State, and minister to Russia and later to Great Britain.
his child life was full of fun amazing things for a child to do as he had nothing better to do he made his life count and that was the best thing that he lived by and counted on.
President: James Buchanan (1791 - 1868) Term: March 4, 1857 - March 4, 1861 Political Party: Democratic Vice-President: John C. Breckinridge Major Domestic Policy: James Buchanan was strongly supported by Southern Democrats due to the fact that he supported the Ostend Manifesto and was pro slavery....
yes but no he helped pass a law of selling choclate for camp keep
Just prior to the outbreak of the American Civil War, President  James Buchanan did not use force to try to prevent the Southern  states from seceding from the Union. Believing secession to be  illegal, but also believing that the Federal government had no  right to use force to prevent...
President James Buchanan is buried at Woodward Hill Cemetery in Lancaster, PA . There is a James Buchanan Cemetery near Nashville. TN , which is named after a different James Buchanan.
He was a Congressman and Senator from Pennsylvania, Ambassador to Great Britain and Russia, and was the Secretary of State who sign the Oregon Treaty.
James Buchanan was a democrat president
No. He had six brothers and four sisters: Mary Buchanan (b. 1789 - d. 1791)Elizabeth Jane Buchanan Lane (b. 1793 - d. 1839)Maria Buchanan Magaw Johnson Yates Fronk (b. December 17, 1795 - d. 1849)Sarah Buchanan Houston (b. November 4, 1797 - d. January 27, 1825)Elizabeth Buchanan (b. March 8, 1800 -...
The Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision, for which Buchanan had secretly lobbied and which denied Congress's power to ban slavery in the western territories, unleashed an unprecedented wave of anger in the North. When Buchanan supported pro-slavery forces in the Kansas Territory, that anger rose to...
James Buchanan was elected President of the United States in 1856.
He went to Old Stone Academy
because he wanted to defeat John c. fremont
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James Buchanan did not run in any elections between 1842 and 1856.
He had three kids he was related to George Washington WRONG!   Re:James Buchanan and Elizabeth Speer BuchananThey had a total of 11 kids including the 15th President. Only 8 of the 11 were named that survived birth or infancy. SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_BuchananSEE:http://www...
Dickinson College. I don't know the elementary school. Sorry.
James Buchanan attended Old Stone Academy
Jsmes Buchanan does not have a presidential library. His home, Wheat land, which is now a museum of sorts and open to the public, is in Lancaster , Pennsylvania. He is buried is in a Lancaster public cemetery,
You must be thinking of another president. All the sources I've researched say he had a herd of elephants given him by the King of Siam; Congress did not request that he donate them to a Zoo. He had a pair of Bald Eagles and a Newfoundland dog named Lara.
doughface (Southern sympathizer from the North)
  his ability not to deal with the issue of slavery properly was a key contributor to the civil wat
chilled in the white house.
I just have a while guess but I would say...ummm...YES!
He was called the "do nothing president" He was also the only bachelor to be president. He could see the union about to break apart with the threat of Southern states talking about seceding but he did not know what to do about it. Perhaps there was nothing to be done but fight a Civil War.
Buchanan had been a candidate for the Democratic nomination a couple of times before he was finally nominated in 1856. His opponents in that year were John Fremont of the new Republican Party (which had been formed in 1854) and former President Millard Fillmore, who was the candidate of the American...
He was the only president to never marry.
President James Buchanan was never married. His father, also named James Buchanan, was married to Elizabeth Speer.
1857 was the date that Breckenridge became vice-president.
James Buchanan had 1 child named Nick Buchanan
he was the only president that was a bachlor his fianoncie died when he was 26
He was engaged ; they quarreled ; she broke off the engagement. Shortly thereafter she died, possibly a suicide. Her father blamed him for her death and Buchanan wrote that his happiness was buried with her. The details were never known. Some guess that she heard some unfounded rumors about him. ...
He had a thing for plants,had a huge greenhouse
no, he is the only US president who did not marry. He was once engaged to Anna Coleman but she broke it off for unknown reasons.
James Buchanan was the 15th President of the United States. He was the last President before the American Civil War and tried to prevent it from happening.
No, Buchanan died on 1868 June 1, far after his term ended on 1861March 4.
March 4, 1861 was the day he left office at around noon.
James Buchanan was his full name-- he was not given a middle name,
They had 12 children, eight of whom lived to adulthood . James was the oldest.
James' Buchanan ancestora came from Scotland by way of Ireland.
He served for a few days in a special militia that was organized  to protect Batimore when the British burned Washington in the War  of 1812. After the British left the area, his militia was  disbanded. 
"We Polked them in '44, we Pierced them in '52, and we'll Buck them in '56."
No he was not im (im also doing A+)
James Buchanan faughtin the in the war of 1812 - && He graduated from dickinson collegein 1809
The Buchanan dollar was minted in 2010.
he wrote a book that caused the US purchase of CCuba from Spain.
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  William L. Marcy 1857 Lewis Cass 1857-1860 Jeremiah S. Black 1860-1861
Lewis Cass was from 1857 to 1860, then Jeremiah S. Black was from 1860 to 1861
The Ostend Manifesto of 1854 is your answer. Buchanan helped to write it while he was serving as US Minister to Great Britain under President Pierce.
In 1857, an economic depression hit which is now known as the Panic of 1857 and the North and West were hit the hardest and he did nothing to help the people or the depression.He stated that the U.S should buy Cuba from Spain and he added by saying that if they refused then the U.S should take it by...
Because he macramed himself a pair of jean shorts. Also, because of his letters to William Rufus Devane King, who was referred to as "Miss Nancy" and "Buchanan's wife."
No. Lincoln was President immediately following Buchanan.
no- he was number 15. Garfield was the 20th.
No- war did not actually break out until after Buchanan left office even though seven states had seceded from the Union and set up their own government.
During the presidential election of 1856, Buchanan's Republican challenger, John C. Frémont, argued against slavery. The Republicans opposed the extension of slavery into the territories. In fact, their slogan was "Free speech, free press, free soil, free men, Frémont and victory!" The Republicans...
After his presidency, James Buchanan returned to his home, Wheatland, which is located in Lancaster, PA. There, in 1866, Buchanan published Mr Buchanan's Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion, the first published presidential memoir, in which he defended his actions; the day before his death he...
He went back home to his home, Wheatland, in Lancaster, PA and kept a low profile, He wrote his memoirs and served as a trustee of the local college .
NO. He was born in his parent's home which happened to be a log cabin. Jimmy Carter was the first President to be born in a hospital.
He liked to play cards, read, and entertain friends at his home.
he had a Newfoundland; an eagle & an elephant
Buchanan was President in the four years right before the CivilWar. Slavery and the possiblity that the federal union would breakup was the main issue facing the country. Minnesota and Oregonbecame the 32nd and 33rd states. Telegraphs and railroads were used, but there were no rail ortelegraph...
James Buchanan wanted to become president because he thought that he was the right person for the job from having so many other jobs that had to do with the law
James Buchanan, the 15th president, served from March 4, 1857, to March 3, 1861.
Filmore, Pierce, and Buchanan were all terrible. Harding was  popular but corrupt, a puppet of his political bosses.
Buchanan left office on March 4, 1861.
!857 was the year of the Dred Scott Decision, the first elevator,the founding of Galaudet College for the deaf, the surrender ofWilliam Walker in Nicaragua and the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
Yes..... He was a General for the Navy Seal's.
I dont know thats why im on this website!
Nobody- he was not assassinated. I do not even know of any attempts on his life.
I am not sure I understand your question. Buchanan left a will that disposed of his estate and was legally executed . I would assume that a copy is still on file somewhere, but I am not certain of that.
His grandfather was John Buchanan and his grandmother was Jane Russell Buchanan. Both was born and died in Ireland.
Buchanan was a member of both houses of Congress, an ambassador, and a cabinet post.
His only college degree was the bachelor's degree, I assume a B. A. He learned law by studying with a lawyer rather than by going to law school.