Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)

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POSITIONS:

Secretary of State (1829-1831)
Vice President (1833-1837)
President (1837-1841)
Candidate for President (1848)

VICE PRESIDENT:

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Richard M. Johnson

FIRST LADY:

Hannah Van Buren (Wife)
Hannah Van Buren (Wife)
Angelica Singleton Van Buren (Daughter-in-Law)
Angelica Van Buren (Daughter-In-Law) 

OVERVIEW:

Martin Van BurenWhite House
Miller Center
American National Biography
American Presidents (C-SPAN)
U.S. Senate
Department of State
History Channel

RESOURCES:

Martin Van Buren by Francis Alexander

Public Papers (American Presidency Project)
Papers (Library of Congress)
Resource Guide (Library of Congress)
Speech Archive (Miller Center)
Library of Congress
National Archives
Online Books (University of Pennsylvania)

1836 ELECTION:

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INAUGURATION:

1837 Address (Transcript)
Library of Congress  (1837)
Joint Congressional Committee (1837)

1840 ELECTION:

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1848 ELECTION:

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CABINET:

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Martin Van Buren by Henry Inman

Attorney General:
Henry D. Gilpin (1840–1841)
Felix Grundy (1838–1839)
Benjamin F. Butler (1833–1838)

Secretary of the Navy:
James K. Paulding (1838–1841)
Mahlon Dickerson (1834–1838)

Postmaster General:
John M. Niles (1840–1841)
Amos Kendall (1835–1840)

Secretary of State:
John Forsyth (1834–1841)

Secretary of the Treasury:
Levi Woodbury (1834–1841)

Secretary of War:
Joel R. Poinsett (1837–1841)

SUPREME COURT NOMINEES:

Peter Daniel
Peter Daniel

Peter V. Daniel (1842-1860)
John McKinley (1838-1852)

CONGRESS:

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The First Dome of the U.S. Capitol, circa 1840.

Speaker of the House:
James K. Polk (1835-1839)
Robert M.T. Hunter (1839-1841)

IMAGE GALLERY:

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Martin Van Buren

HISTORIC SITES:

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Lindenwald, Home of Martin Van Buren in Kinderhook, New York

Lindenwald
Lindenwald (Virtual Tour)
National Historic Site

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