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Zachary Taylor

  1. 1. 12 th president Whig 1849-1850 ZACHARY TAYLOR “ Old Rough and Ready” "It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe."
  2. 2. Popular Sovereignty <ul><li>1782-1866 </li></ul>LEWIS CASS Hero of War of 1812-Detroit & Ohio
  3. 3. Free Soil Party <ul><li>Former pres and for VP, son & grandson of former presidents </li></ul><ul><li>FREE SOIL, FREE SPEECH FREE LABOR & FREE MEN </li></ul>
  4. 4. Taylor- Hero of Buena Vista <ul><li>He was the 1 st president not previously elected to any other public office. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1848 election
  6. 6. The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty <ul><li>Secretary of State John Clayton </li></ul>
  7. 7. Compromise of 1850 <ul><li>Veto is planned! </li></ul>
  8. 8. TAYLOR doesn’t feel well- July 4 th , 1850
  9. 9. Iced Milk, cold cherries, and pickled cucumbers!
  10. 10. Death- July 9 th , 1850
  11. 11. Or was it???
  12. 12. Richard Taylor <ul><li>His only son was a general for the confederacy </li></ul><ul><li>Zachary swore to protect union, even though he had over 100 slaves. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Son in law!

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