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John TYLER - 1841 - April 4 - John Tyler (1790-1862) becomes 10th President of the United States.

, United States (USA) (American Colonies) - 1841 - April 4 - John Tyler (1790-1862) becomes 10th President of the United States.


Elected vice president on the Whig ticket in 1840, Tyler succeeded to the presidency on Harrison's death. His strict-constructionist views soon caused a split with the Henry Clay wing of the Whig party and a stalemate on domestic questions. Tyler's more considerable achievements were his support of the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with Britain and his success in bringing about the annexation of Texas.

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April 4, 1841



Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894

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