Presidencies of Van Buren, Harrison, and Tyler

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Presidencies of Van Buren, Harrison, and Tyler

Video Segment |04:31

Summarizes the presidencies of Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, and John Tyler. The segment emphasizes the forgettable nature of the Van Buren presidency, the brief nature of the Harrison presidency, and the divisive nature of the Tyler presidency. The segment also reveals that the Tyler Precedent set the standard for presidential succession, and characterizes the era by the backlash to immigration and the establishment of the nativist Know-Nothing Party.

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Related Topics

  • immigration
  • John Tyler
  • Know-Nothing Party
  • nativist
  • Tyler Precedent
  • Van Buren
  • Whig Party
  • William Henry Harrison
  • xenophobia

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