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Martin van Buren

Martin van Buren was the nation's eighth president and Andrew Jackson's vice-president. He was also the first president to suffer through a recession.


White House Biography
Start with the basics, from the official site of the White House, home of the President.

The American President: Martin van Buren
This site, a companion to the popular PBS television series, gives you an in-depth look at Martin van Buren, public and private.

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: Martin van Buren
This site, written by students just like you, has facts, figures, even his inaugural address.

Fun Facts about Martin van Buren
Fun and interesting facts about the eighth president.

Martin van Buren as Vice-president
Follow his career as vice-president under Andrew Jackson.

Family Tree of Martin van Buren
See where the man came from and who his ancestors were.

National Historic Site
Read all about Kinderhook, Martin van Buren's home and national historic site.

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