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President of US for less than 24 hrs as President Polk died on Sunday, Zachary Taylor refused to be sworn in on the sabbath so Atchison as head of senate was president until President Taylor was sworn in on Monday. Adkisson also became VP to President Pierce from April 1853 to December 1854 as Vice President William King died in office.


Official White House portrait of Lyndon Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, 1963-1969, assuming the position after the death of President Kennedy. He served as vice-president under Kennedy from 1961-1963.


Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. The only president to resign the office


September 6th 1901: McKinley shot On this day in 1901, US President William McKinley was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. The President died from gangrene which developed from the bullet wounds on September 14th and was succeeded by his Vice-President, Theodore Roosevelt.

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Independence Day idea - cool image

States & Capitals/Presidents Bookmark..Have students make this and then research a many related?, assassinated?, re-elected?, no vp?, etc. Endless ways to cross the curriculum with history and ELA! More

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…Pierce repealed the Missouri Compromise…

George Healy painted the official White House portrait of Franklin Pierce in 1858 after an earlier sitting in 1853. Description from I searched for this on