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John Tyler

Lesson Plans | Primary Sources |

 

Lesson Plans:

The Campaign of 1840 - After completing this lesson, students will be able to characterize William Henry Harrison and Martin Van Buren as candidates for president. Compare and contrast Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison. Explain why the Whigs wanted to find a candidate in the mold of former president Andrew Jackson. Discuss the ways in which Harrison did and did not fit the mold.

William Henry Harrison and Tyler Too
- allow students to become familiar with the issues and personalities and to review an assortment of primary documents. As students analyze them, they reflect on the presidential campaign of 1840. How was it conducted? What was the role of campaign advertising? How crucial were issues to the election of William Henry Harrison? How crucial was image?

A Heartbeat from the Presidency: The Role of the Vice President - The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint students with the Constitutional requirements and rules regarding the Vice Presidency and to give them a chance to research the ways in which past Vice Presidents have become Presidents.


Primary Source Documents:

John Tyler's 3rd Annual Message - John Tyler's address to the Senate and House of Representatives, December 1843.

Proclamation of the Annexation of Texas - John Tyler's gamble on the annexation of Texas.

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