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  John Tyler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Tyler was born the son of John Tyler, Sr.
Tyler retired to a plantation named "Walnut Grove" he had bought in Virginia, renaming it "Sherwood Forest" to signify that he had been "outlawed" by the Whig party and withdrew from electoral politics, though his advice continued to be sought by states-rights Democrats.
Tyler had long been an advocate of states' rights, believing that the question of a state's "free" or "slave" status ought to be decided at the state level, with no input from the federal government.
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 John Tyler - MSN Encarta
John Tyler was the second son of Judge John Tyler and Mary Armistead Tyler.
Tyler went with him to Richmond and entered the law office of Edmund Randolph, who had retired from a lengthy career in both state and national politics.
Tyler opposed the establishment of the second Bank of the United States, the protective tariff, and the Missouri Compromise, which regulated the extension of slavery.
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 John Tyler - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Tyler considered this a violation of states' rights, and he was the only senator to vote against the bill.
Tyler left the Jackson Democrats, whose principles he derided as “rule by mob,” and joined the new Whig Party.This party was a combination of groups that shared a common hatred of Jackson, including states'-rights advocates, nationalists, and both slave owners and abolitionists.
A Southerner, John C. Calhoun, was secretary of state in April 1844, when Tyler signed the annexation treaty with Sam Houston, the president of Texas, and sent it to the Senate for ratification.
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 John Tyler Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
John Tyler was born on March 29, 1790, at Greenway Plantation in Charles City County, Va. His father, John Tyler, was governor of Virginia and a judge of the U.S. District Court.
Tyler was the first vice president to succeed to the presidency, and the question was raised as to whether he was actually president or just the vice president acting as president.
Tyler's increasing isolation from the Whig party was hastened by the resignation on Sept. 11, 1841, of all the members of the Cabinet appointed by Harrison, except Secretary of State Daniel Webster.
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 John Tyler
John Tyler the younger entered the grammar school of the College of William and Mary, at Williamsburg, in 1802, and graduated in 1807.
Tyler's career as senator was marked by a degree of independence which at times made his party position uncertain, notwithstanding the fact that his political ideas continued to be those of a strict constructionist.
In the election of 1836 Tyler was supported as a candidate for the vice-presidency by the friends of Hugh L. White of Tennessee, the Democratic candidate opposed to Martin Van Buren, and received 47 votes, none of them from Virginia.
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 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > John Tyler, Tenth Vice President (1841)
Tyler feared the Constitution would be used to subordinate the interests of the southern white planter class to those of northern merchants and propertyless working men, putting the South at an economic and political disadvantage.
Tyler served five one-year terms in the Virginia house of delegates and was chosen to sit on the state executive council.
Tyler is said to have countered, "Then, sir, I wish you to understand this — that you and I were born in the same district; that we have fed upon the same food, and have breathed the same natal air.
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 The Ultimate John Tyler - American History Information Guide and Reference
John Tyler was born the son of John Tyler (1747-1813) and Mary Armistead.
The Cabinet and U.S. Congress agreed with Tyler that he was President and not merely Acting President, and as the Constitution was not explicit on that aspect of succession (until the 1967 ratification of the 25th Amendment), both the House and Senate passed resolutions recognizing Tyler as President.
John Tyler is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
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John Tyler was the most prolific of all American President: he had 15 children and two wives.
Born on March 29, 1790, in Greenway VA, John Tyler was the son of a governor of Virginia.
Tyler graduated from College of William and Mary in 1807 and was elected to the Virginia Legislature in 1811.
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 Photo Gallery::John Tyler Wines
John Bacigalupi is the skilled farmer of the well-known Bacigalupi vineyards whose family name has been designated on many wine labels to proudly display the origin of the grapes.
John Tyler Wines represent the joining together of two families whose traditions and vocations are extensively linked to the enology and viticulture industries.
Tyler and his father developed a unique and personalized work profile, which has allowed him to acquire a broad knowledge of the wine industry and its practices, both locally and globally.
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 John Tyler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tyler had actually been a member of the Democrat party until 1833, when he had to leave the party because he dared to oppose Andrew Jackson's programs.
Incredibly, every member of Tyler's original Cabinet except Secretary of State Daniel Webster resigned in protest (and Webster stayed on only because he was deeply involved in settling a major border dispute with Great Britain at the time, and felt he could not resign under the circumstances).
Clearly, Tyler was no "party animal", and believed in making decisions based on an idea's merit and impact on what he perceived to be the nation's best interests, without regard to politics.
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 World Almanac for Kids
TYLER, John (1790–1862), tenth president of the U.S. he was the first vice-president to succeed to the office on the death of a president.
The son of John Tyler (1747–1813), an American Revolution patriot who served three terms as governor of Virginia, Tyler was born in Charles City Co., Va., on March 29, 1790.
The strong-minded Tyler, however, insisted that he was president in the full sense of the word; an attempt to impeach him failed to win the necessary votes.
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 John Tyler
John Tyler was born in Charles City County, Virginia, the son of a prominent tobacco planter and former governor of the Commonwealth.
In the Election of 1844 Tyler initially tried to organize a third party that would be supportive of the annexation of Texas, but he backed away from that effort when the Democratic candidate, James K. Polk, firmly pledged to bring Texas into the Union.
Tyler left retirement in 1861, to preside at the Peace Convention in Washington, a futile attempt to head off the impending war.
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 John Tyler, Jr., Captain, United States Army & Colonel, Confederate States of America
John Tyler, son of the late President Tyler, who has been critically ill since Thursday last, was, it was thought, a little better today, and was said to be resting easily, when a Star reporter called at his home, Number 1217 B Street Southeast.
John Tyler, who has just died, was secretary to his father, though he did not hold the title of private secretary, as that office was created after he left the White House.
John Tyler would have been one of the victims of the explosion on the Princeton, which killed his future stepmother's father, if he had not been escorting Mrs.
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 Tyler, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Educated at the College of William and Mary, he studied law under his father, John Tyler (1747–1813), governor of Virginia from 1808 to 1811, and was admitted (1809) to the bar.
In 1840, Tyler was chosen running mate to the Whig presidential candidate, William Henry Harrison, and they waged their victorious “Tippecanoe and Tyler too” campaign.
Tyler then supported a plan for a joint resolution to annex Texas and had the satisfaction of seeing it accepted by Texas just before he left office in 1845.
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 John Tyler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Tyler was the President to have the most children.
John Tyler joined the Confederacy twenty years after he was in office and became the only President named a sworn enemy of the United States.
Tyler's second wife initiated the practice of playing "Hail to the Chief" whenever a president appears in public.
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 John Tyler and the pursuit of national destiny
Tyler was a key participant in the leadership of an antebellum generation that grappled for at least four decades with the issues of sectionalism and the preservation of the Union.
John Tyler also took exceptional pride in his role in the annexation of Texas and in retirement frequently hailed it as the crowning achievement of his presidency.
Tyler's formula to Everett was basically the settlement reached by Polk in 1846, which included the Walker tariff, repeal of the Corn Laws, and settlement of the Oregon boundary at the 49th parallel.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
A member of the tobacco-planting aristocracy of Tidewater Virginia, he was the son of John Tyler, governor of Virginia from 1808 to 1811, and Mary Armistead.
Tyler vetoed both as unconstitutional, the second amid charges that he had expressed his approval privately before it was passed.
Tyler built his political career on a defense of the interests of the slave-owning planter class of Southern coastal areas.
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 President John Tyler : Health & Medical History
Tyler was very thin all of his life.
Tyler frequently suffered from respiratory infections in the winter.
Tyler had eight children by his first wife, and seven by his second [2c].
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 American President
John Tyler signaled the last gasp of the Old Virginia aristocracy in the White House.
John Tyler was selected as his running mate to appeal to the South.
Tyler, who had returned to his Virginia plantation after the inaugural, was rushed to Washington to fill the vacant presidency.
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 John Tyler
Tyler was born on a plantation in Virginia.
Tyler stood up to them and everyone else feeling he was the president, just as if he was elected.
Tyler was the first president to become a widower while in office.
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 Tyler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aisha Tyler (born 18 September 1970) is an American actress and stand-up comedian.
John Tyler (1790-1862), 10th president of the U.S
Tyler, the outer guard of a Masonic lodge
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 John Tyler
John Tyler, 10th president of the United States, was called "His Accidency" by his foes because he was the first president to get the job without being elected to it.
Tyler had other "firsts" as president: His first wife was the first wife to die while her husband was still president, and he was the first president to marry while in office.
Tyler was the last of the Virginia aristocrats in the White House.
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 SPECTRUM Biographies - John Tyler
Like several other of the first ten presidents, John Tyler was born in Virginia, the son ofa southern plantation owner.
His father was John Tyler, who was a judge, speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, and governor of Virginia.
Tyler's mother died when he was only seven years old.
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