WHEN did Martin van Buren
become president of the U.S.?
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Which common expression in English language derives from US president Martin Van Buren
's birthplace and nickname?
* Martin Van Buren
, the great innovator of patronage, believed that party conflict was inevitable in and useful to a free republic.
After his death, his widow Susan Decatur rented the house to such prominent figures as Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren
, and Edward Livingston, and ultimately sold it to John Gadsby.
He was the first sitting vice president elected as president since Martin Van Buren
succeeded Andrew Jackson in 1837.
OK survived in part because of its use in other contexts; it later became the name for the OK Club, a political organization that supported President Martin Van Buren
. In this case, it served as a play on words, evoking both the original use and Van Buren's nickname, Old Kinderhook.
Shafer (retired from the Wall Street Journal) demonstrates that the 1840 presidential election between Martin Van Buren
and William Henry Harrison was the turning point that began the trend toward the use of advertising and promotion during presidential campaigns.
Joel Poinsett, South Carolinian secretary of war under President Martin Van Buren
, became the first of a number of patrons of Fremont by enlisting him in a survey of the upper Mississippi under the Frenchman Joseph Nicollet in 1839.
An Authenticated History of the Bell Witch by Martin van Buren
Polk beat Martin Van Buren
for the Democratic nomination, the party's libertarian-leaning anti-slavery wing had to take a back seat to the slaveholders and expansionists.
In 1836, Martin Van Buren
was elected the eighth president of the United States.