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zachary taylor

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P Zachary Taylor Born on November 24, 1789 in Montebello, Virginia
12th president
Was part of the Whig party
His Vice President was Millard Fillmore
Taylor served as president from 1749 to 1750 More Fun Facts Additional Information & Fun Facts Zachary Taylor was elected as president in 1848
Whig party formed in the second quarter of the 19th century, to oppose president Andrew Jackson an the Democratic party
Term Whig came into common use in 1834, and persisted until the disintegration of the party after the presidential election of 1856 Roles of the President 1. Carries out the nation's laws
2. Directs foreign treaty
3. Make treaties with other nations
4. Appoints ambassadors
5. Commander in chief of armed forces
6. Suggests new laws (chief legislature)
7. Grants pardons
8. Calls special sessions of congress
9. Living symbol of the nation
10. Welcomes foreign leaders, makes speeches, and gives medals of honor lace and Date of Birth Domestic Policy He said that states should be able to decide for themselves, if they were going to be free or a slave state.
Taylor wanted the states to be free from slavery. He got sick and died from a throat infection caused by eating cherries with bacteria in them, and milk at a fourth of July celebration
His religion was Episcopalian
He suffered several diseases such as: malaria, smallpox, tuberculosis, malaria, dysentery, and pneumonia Bibliography www.google.com
www.facts-about.org.uk
www.american-presidents-history.com
www.biography.com
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