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John Tyler Quiz

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John Tyler was the Vice President of what American President?
William Henry Harrison
Andrew Jackson
Martin Van Buren
James Monroe

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What number of President was John Tyler chronologically?
10th
12th
14th
16th

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Tyler was a member of what political party for which he ran with William Henry Harrison?
The Republicans
The Whigs
The Know-Nothings
The Free Soil Party

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Because he was never meant to be President, Tyler's many detractors infamously called him by which of the following nicknames?
No One's Choice
His Accidency
Mr. Bumble
His Excellency the False President

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Part of the reason why the Whigs turned against John Tyler was the fact that he opposed what other notable Whig leader who was responsible for "The American System"?
John Quincy Adams
Anthony Sheridan
Henry Clay
Bradley Godwin

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Tyler started his political career as a Democrat, but he joined the Whigs during what infamous political period where President Andrew Jackson threatened to use military force against states that refused to abide by his policies?
The Nullification Crisis
Bleeding Kansas
The Robinette Scandal
The Petticoat Affair

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What was the name of John Tyler's Vice President?
Andrew Johnson
James K. Polk
Daniel Grune
No one

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John Tyler believed that politicians only had the authorities which were directly granted to them by charters like the Constitution. What is the term for this philosophy?
Strict Constructionism
Stone-Line-ism
Constitutional Perfectionism
Democratic-Republicanism

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Tyler helped resolve what diplomatic crisis between Americans and Canadians over the boundary between Maine and New Brunswick?
The Gunpowder Border Affair
The Augusta Incident
The Unger-Brians Crisis
The Aroostook War

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What is the name of the treaty that Tyler helped to negotiate to end the Aroostook War?
The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
The Treaty of Greenville
The Gehrislawn Treaty
The Webster-Ashburton Treaty

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Another major foreign policy victory Tyler won was when he helped to coordinate the Wanghia Treaty which was an agreement between the U.S. and the rulers of what other nation?
China
Mongolia
Indonesia
India

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When it became clear he would not gain a nomination for reelection, Tyler stepped down and instead endorsed what other politician who would go on to succeed Tyler to the presidency?
Andrew Johnson
James Buchanan
Millard Fillmore
James K. Polk

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Three days before he left office, Tyler drafted plans which his successor would fulfil to annex what territory?
John Tyler Quiz
Hawaii
Texas
Montana
California

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After leaving the presidency of the U.S.A., John Tyler also held a position in what other country's House of Representatives?
Mexico
Canada
The Confederate States of America
The Dominican Republic

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Much of Tyler's woes as President were caused by the unclear measures of political ascendancy in the U.S.A. that placed him in the presidency. What Constitutional Amendment would specifically define the rules for political ascendancy?
The 15th Amendment
The 20th Amendment
The 25th Amendment
The 30th Amendment

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