President Buchanan


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Noun1.President Buchanan - 15th President of the United States (1791-1868)President Buchanan - 15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
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It was January 4, 1861, and President Buchanan called for national day of fasting to meet the challenge of the Secession Crisis.
The American Consul to Syria in August of 1860 reported to President Buchanan that an estimated 11,000 had already been killed.
In 1857, President Buchanan ordered US troops to Utah to replace Brigham Young as governor and restore order in the territory.
Lilburn Boggs's "Mormon Extermination Order" in 1838, and later in the 1850s when President Buchanan sent federal troops to march on Utah Territory in order to strengthen US government control over Mormons.
President Buchanan, who owed his victory to Southern voters, blamed the crisis on "intemperate interference of the Northern people with the question of slavery in the Southern states.
President Buchanan was personally opposed to slavery but believed the Constitution allowed it.