Accomplishments by the Tyler Administration
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Despite the hostility between President Tyler and Congress, accomplishments were achieved on several fronts:
The idea of “pre-emption” was popular with westerners and many Democrats.
The law of 1841 enabled squatters to have the first opportunity to purchase a tract of 160 acres at the minimum price of $1.25 per acre.
Presidents: John Tyler
... John Spencer, William Wilkins Atorney General: John Crittendon, Hugh Legare, John Nelson Secretaries of the Navy: George Badger, Abel Upshur, Thomas Gilmer, John Mason Postmaster Generals: Francis Granger, Charles Wickliffe Military Sent ...
US Presidents - John Tyler
... Tyler (died during his presidency) and Julia Tyler Occupation(s) before he was President: Lawyer Other way(s) he served: U.S. Senator, Congressman Height: 6 feet Life in America How would he have traveled? Train How would he have communicated ...
President John Tyler History Summary
... History Study Guide John Tyler The two most notable events of John Tyler's presidency happened at the very beginning and the very end of his term. In between, the Tyler administration was rendered (made) largely ineffective by a hostile ...