Accomplishments Of John Tyler

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John Tyler was born in 1790. In 1861 when he was only 21 he was elected to Virginia legislature and after that he became governor of Virginia. He did that just like his dad did. Tyler was second hand man for President William Henry Harrison. When the victorious Harrison died a month after his inauguration, and Tyler succeeded him, Clay assumed that the new president would cooperate in passing legislation favored by the Whigs. He and the Whig leadership were therefore infuriated when Tyler vetoed two successive Whig-sponsored bills that would have allowed a national bank to open branches in the states without state consent. Because he was the first person to occupy the presidency without having been elected to the office, they began to refer
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