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He fathered eight children with his first wife, who died while he was in office, and remarried while he was president, making him the first President to get married during his Presidency, fathering seven more children with his second wife (whom he married after [[ParentalAbandonment her father was killed in front of both of them]] by [[ExplosiveOverclocking an exploding experimental cannon]] and she [[{{Fainting}} fainted]] [[CrashIntoHello into his arms]]). The second Mrs. Tyler asked to be addressed as "the Presidentress" which didn't catch on. In addition to those fifteen legitimate children, there are rumors of him having an illegitimate child. According to [[Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} The Other Wiki]], one of his grandsons (born in 1928) is still alive - his father, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, was born in 1853 when Tyler was 63 years old ó meaning that this grandson was born when Lyon was [[UpToEleven 74 or 75 years old]]). Another grandson, born in 1925, died on September 26, 2020.

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He fathered eight children with his first wife, who died while he was in office, and remarried while he was president, making him the first President to get married during his Presidency, fathering seven more children with his second wife (whom he married after [[ParentalAbandonment her father was killed in front of both of them]] by [[ExplosiveOverclocking an exploding experimental cannon]] and she [[{{Fainting}} [[FaintInShock fainted]] [[CrashIntoHello into his arms]]). The second Mrs. Tyler asked to be addressed as "the Presidentress" which didn't catch on. In addition to those fifteen legitimate children, there are rumors of him having an illegitimate child. According to [[Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} The Other Wiki]], one of his grandsons (born in 1928) is still alive - his father, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, was born in 1853 when Tyler was 63 years old ó meaning that this grandson was born when Lyon was [[UpToEleven 74 or 75 years old]]). Another grandson, born in 1925, died on September 26, 2020.


have an impeachment attempt directed against him (the only other president being President UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, who resigned in 1974 to avoid being impeached) -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so Tyler remained in office. As a matter of fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some foreign success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who was not very easy to get along with at times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative and arrogant personality ruined his bid to be the Whig nominee for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die as a traitor to the United States he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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have an impeachment attempt directed against him (the only other president being President UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, who resigned in 1974 to avoid being impeached) impeached over his role in the Watergate Scandal) -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so Tyler remained in office. As a matter of fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some foreign success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who was not very easy to get along with at times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative and arrogant personality ruined his bid to be the Whig nominee for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During When [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], seceded]] during the Civil War, Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die as a traitor to the United States he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


have an impeachment attempt directed against him (the only other president being President UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, who resigned in 1974 to avoid being impeached) -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so Tyler remained in office. As a matter of fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some foreign success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who was not very easy to get along with at times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid to be nominee for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die as a traitor to the United States he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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have an impeachment attempt directed against him (the only other president being President UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, who resigned in 1974 to avoid being impeached) -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so Tyler remained in office. As a matter of fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some foreign success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who was not very easy to get along with at times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative and arrogant personality ruined his bid to be the Whig nominee for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die as a traitor to the United States he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. But as President, Tyler ended up angering a lot of Whigs by vetoing several of their bills brought to the White House. As a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and the enraged Whigs expelled Tyler from the party because he could not cooperate with them and disagreed with a lot of their agenda, making him the only U.S. President to be expelled from his own political party while still in office. This also led to him being the first president ever to
have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some limited success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who was not very easy to get along with at times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die as a traitor to the United States he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. After Harrison was declared dead by the pneumonia, Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. But as President, Tyler ended up angering making a lot of Whigs very angry by vetoing several of their bills brought to the White House. House, including a Third National Bank. As a result, consequence, most of his Cabinet resigned (not counting his State Secretary Daniel Webster) and the enraged Whigs expelled Tyler from the party because he could not cooperate with them and disagreed with a lot of their agenda, making him the only U.S. President to oppose his own political party and be officially expelled from his own political party while still in office. This also led to him being the first president ever to
have an impeachment attempt directed against him (the only other president being President UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, who resigned in 1974 to avoid being impeached) -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127. In 83-127, so Tyler remained in office. As a matter of fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some limited foreign success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who was not very easy to get along with at times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid to be nominee for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die as a traitor to the United States he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some limited success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who was not to get along with at times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die as a traitor to the United States he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some limited success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who was not very easy to get along with at times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die as a traitor to the United States he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. His most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some limited success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who does not get along at times with, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die outside of the United States as a traitor to America he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Thomas Jefferson UsefulNotes/JohnAdams, UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. His Tylerís most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some limited success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who does was not to get along with at times with, times, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die outside of as a traitor to the United States as a traitor to America he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States, the second from the Whig Party, and the first Vice President to inherit the Presidency. He served from [[UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica 1841 to 1845]], preceding UsefulNotes/JamesKPolk and succeeded UsefulNotes/WilliamHenryHarrison after he died of pneumonia, just a month into his presidency.

Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He ended up angering a lot of Whigs by vetoing several of the bills brought to the White House. As a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them, making him the only U.S. President to be expelled from his own political party while still in office. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to
have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. His most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. He also has some limited success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who does not get along at times with, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die outside of the United States as a traitor to America he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States, the second from the Whig Party, and the first Vice President to inherit the Presidency. He served from [[UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica 1841 to 1845]], preceding UsefulNotes/JamesKPolk and succeeded UsefulNotes/WilliamHenryHarrison after he UsefulNotes/WilliamHenryHarrison, who died of pneumonia, just a month into his presidency.

Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He But as President, Tyler ended up angering a lot of Whigs by vetoing several of the their bills brought to the White House. As a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually the enraged Whigs expelled Tyler from the party because he couldn't could not cooperate with them, them and disagreed with a lot of their agenda, making him the only U.S. President to be expelled from his own political party while still in office. This also led to him being the first president ever to
have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127.
In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to \nhave an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. His most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. He Despite the fact that he remained at odds with the Whigs, he also has some limited success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who does not get along at times with, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die outside of the United States as a traitor to America he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States, the second from the Whig Party, and the first Vice President to inherit the Presidency. He served from [[UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica 1841 to 1845]], preceding UsefulNotes/JamesKPolk and succeeded UsefulNotes/WilliamHenryHarrison after the latter died only a month into his presidency.

Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}, which is something noteworthy. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States, the second from the Whig Party, and the first Vice President to inherit the Presidency. He served from [[UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica 1841 to 1845]], preceding UsefulNotes/JamesKPolk and succeeded UsefulNotes/WilliamHenryHarrison after the latter he died only of pneumonia, just a month into his presidency.

Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed ended up angering a lot of Whigs by vetoing several of the bills brought to the White House and, as House. As a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them.them, making him the only U.S. President to be expelled from his own political party while still in office. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overridden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to to
have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for His most notable and controversial policy is the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}, which is something noteworthy. UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}. He also has some limited success; he signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After Although a graceful gentleman, he was also a very stubborn man who does not get along at times with, even his allies and rivals, and his argumentative personality ruined his bid for the 1844 election, thanks to his unpopular vetos. During [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was the only former president to die outside of the United States as a traitor to America he once served. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a different "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.



Rasmussen Reports, an American polling agency, polled citizens on what they thought of each President in 2007, and ''76% could not give an opinion on him''. If this is any evidence, he's probably the most forgotten American President. He is not helped in this sense by having a relatively bland name, unlike, for example, UsefulNotes/MillardFillmore.

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Rasmussen Reports, an American polling agency, polled citizens on what they thought of each President in 2007, and ''76% could not give an opinion on him''. If this is any evidence, he's probably one of the most forgotten and controversial American President.Presidents. He is not helped in this sense by having a relatively bland name, unlike, for example, UsefulNotes/MillardFillmore.


-->-- '''John Tyler''''s FamousLastWords

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-->-- '''John Tyler''''s FamousLastWords
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Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overriden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}, which is something noteworthy. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overriden overridden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}, which is something noteworthy. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


'''John Tyler''' (March 29, 1790 -- January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States, the second from the Whig Party, and the first Vice President to inherit the Presidency. He served from [[UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica 1841 to 1845]], preceding UsefulNotes/JamesKPolk and succeeded UsefulNotes/WilliamHenryHarrison after the latter died only a month into his presidency.

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'''John Tyler''' John Tyler (March 29, 1790 -- January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States, the second from the Whig Party, and the first Vice President to inherit the Presidency. He served from [[UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica 1841 to 1845]], preceding UsefulNotes/JamesKPolk and succeeded UsefulNotes/WilliamHenryHarrison after the latter died only a month into his presidency.


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-->-- '''John Tyler''''s LastWords.

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-->-- '''John Tyler''''s LastWords.
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Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overriden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}, which is something noteworthy. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag, and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overriden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}, which is something noteworthy. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag, flag,[[note]]It's unclear if the Confederate States count as a "foreign country" since no foreign government ever recognized it as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status.[[/note]] and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overriden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of [[EverythingIsBigInTexas Texas]], which is something worthwhile. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag, and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overriden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though over half of the previous presidents had vetoed at least one bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of [[EverythingIsBigInTexas Texas]], UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}, which is something worthwhile.noteworthy. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag, and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.


Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overriden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though nearly every previous president had vetoed at least one bill, and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of [[EverythingIsBigInTexas Texas]], which is something worthwhile. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag, and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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Upon succeeding office, Tyler was nicknamed "His Accidency" by his detractors. He was a longtime Democratic-Republican who was elected to the Vice Presidency on the Whig ticket, so he was rather unpopular and had several disagreements with his former political supporters and had a tenuous relationship with his predecessor during his short Vice Presidency. Tyler declared that he was now the President rather than the ''Acting'' President. He vetoed several of the bills brought to the White House and, as a result, most of his Cabinet resigned and Tyler was eventually expelled from the party because he couldn't cooperate with them. In fact, the first presidential veto to be overriden by Congress was one of his. He's also the first president to have an impeachment attempt directed against him -- on the somewhat thin reasoning that actually ''using'' his veto counted as an abuse of power, even though nearly every over half of the previous president presidents had vetoed at least one bill, bill[[note]]specifically, five out of nine used it -- John Adams, Jefferson and John Quincy Adams could have but never did, and Harrison never even had the ''chance'' to approve or veto any bills, due to Congress not being in session during his four weeks in office[[/note]], and UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson had vetoed more by the same point of his presidency -- but the initial vote failed 83-127, so that's probably why you never heard of it. However, he was responsible for the annexation of [[EverythingIsBigInTexas Texas]], which is something worthwhile. He signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with the United Kingdom (which resolved border issues between the U.S. and British Canada in the northeast, between Maine and New Brunswick), the Treaty of Wanghia with China (which gave America the same trade rights that the European powers were starting to get in China), and added Florida to the Union on the last full day of his presidency. After [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar the South seceded]], Tyler was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives but died before taking office. He was buried with his coffin draped in the Confederate flag, making him the only president buried under a "foreign" flag, and the only one whose death was not officially recognised in Washington.

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