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James Buchanan, Jr. 15th President of the United States (1857-1861)

10 things to know about James Buchanan - Son of the Irish -- James Buchanan was bore on April 23, 1791 in Cove Gop near Alercerrburg, Penntylvania. He was bore in a log cabin He was thể son of - Education - 00 Although he came from a modest family, he received a good education and attended Dickinưon College. Irüh immigrants. - Head cocking -- Why not slaves? -- When the Sapreme Court decided that slaves should be congidered property and that Congres had no right to exelade slavery from the tervitorves, Buchanan ased this to belster hir belief that slavery Wns in fact Constitational. OO James Bachangn khad an anusual eyesight problem, one ege was retartighted and the other eye wng farsighted. In an attempt to gid the problem he often cocked his head to one side and clesed one eye. ..- The Bachelor -- Although Euchanan i known as the only bachelor Fresident he was owce engaged to Anné Caroline Coleman. She broke off thedr engagement a week before her death. "Old Buck" and Ten-Cent limmie" The nicknames of James Buchanan were "Ol Buck"and "Ten-Cent Jimmie" he was given these as he elaimed that ten cents was enough for a working man to live on each day. .-- 15th President of America -- James Euchanan became the 15th President of America in 1857 when he was 65 yeart old, he served for 4 gears until 1861 -- Key Diplomat - - War of 1812 - From 1834 to 1895, ke zerved as the US Senator from Fentylinnin. James K. Polk mamed him Secretary of State in 1845. In the camoly, he negetinted the Oregon Treaty with Great Bhitgin. Then from 1853 to 1856, he seryed as the minister to Great Eritain under Franklin Fiere. James Buchanan was a solid supporter of Abraham Lincoln durng the Civil War: he served with a group of volunteers in the War of 1812 - Effective much? -. R.I.P Hiztorians have rated James Buchanan os the least effective out of all the presidents. - Death --- James Buchanan died on June 1, 1868 in Lancaster, Penntylvanja. Over 20,000 people lined the streets during his funeral procession. Infographic brought to you by: -THE HERALDING .com

James Buchanan, Jr. 15th President of the United States (1857-1861)

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James Buchanan, Jr. was the 15th American President and served immediately before the American Civil War. He is, to date, the only president from Pennsylvania and the only president to remain a lifelo...





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