#38     Politics and Protocol

Election of 1840

    1.  Whigs nominate William Henry Harrison AKA "Old Tippecanoe" and John Tyler to be VP
    2.  Democrats choose Martin Van Buren

    3.  Harrison wins but dies after just 31 days of pneumonia

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President John Tyler
    1.  In trouble with Whigs cabinet resigns

    2.  Only Secretary of State Daniel Webster stays
 Webster-Ashburton Treaty (US & Britain) settled boundary between Canada and US

Watch President John Tyler 3.5 min video



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Oregon Question

"Fifty-four forty or fight" this was the battle cry of those expansionists that wanted the US / Canadian border to be 54 / 40' instead of the 49th parallel

-James K. Polk

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What did we learn today?

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Updated: November 7, 2019

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