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John Tyler

John Tyler was the tenth president. He was William Henry Harrison's vice-president and became president when Harrison died in office. He was the first president to be married in office. Texas was annexed while he was president.

White House Biography
Start with the official source for presidential biographies, the White House.

The American President: John Tyler
This site, a companion to the popular PBS TV series, examines Tyler from both public and private viewpoints.

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

ThinkQuest: John Tyler
This site, written by students just like you, gives a biography, facts and figures, and even Tyler's inaugural address.

Fun Facts about President John Tyler
Fun and interesting facts about Tyler.

Tyler as Vice-president
Tyler's service as vice-president was brief but memorable.

Family Tree
Trace Tyler's ancestors back for generations.

John Tyler and the Annexation of Texas
See why this was such a historic moment and what Tyler thought about it and did about it.

Sherwood Forest: Home of John Tyler
Find out more about the home of President John Tyler.

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