Why was James Buchanan nicknamed ''old buck''?
The nickname came from his last name- "Buck- anan. " "Old " is common term of affection , dependability or at least resigned acceptance. We have "old faithful" , "old smoky", "old man river", "old sparky", "old nick", "old hickory" and "old rough and ready". "old yeller", etc..
James Buchanan was the only president never to marry. He is also the only president from Pennsylvania. James Buchanan was president when the southern states began to secede from the union. Although he believed secession was illegal, he also believed going to war to stop it was illegal so he did nothing. His lack of action in this regard is thought by many to be the biggest single failure of any United States President. Nickname…
Here is the whole life of James Buchanan. James Buchanan was born on April 23,1791 in a log cabin. He is the only president to never be married. In 1857 Buchanan became the 15th president of the United States. In 1861 he left the White House and Abraham Lincoln became president. James Buchanan died on June 1,1868 when he was 77 years old.