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Franklin Pierce
(1804-1869)

Fourteenth President of the United States of America (1853-1857)
Home State: New Hampshire
Party: Democratic

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Millard Fillmore
(1800-1874)

Thirteenth President of the United States of America (1850-1853)
Home State: New York
Party: Whig

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Zachary Taylor
(1784-1850)

Twelfth President of the United States of America (1849-1850)*
Home State: Commonwealth of Virginia (birth) / Commonwealth of Kentucky (career)
Party: Whig
Nickname: "Old Rough and Ready"
*Died in office

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James Knox Polk
(1795-1849)

Eleventh President of the United States of America (1845-1849)
Home State: North Carolina (birth) / Tennessee (career)
Party: Democratic

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John Tyler, Jr.
(1790-1862)

Tenth President of the United States of America (1841-1845)
Home state: Commonwealth of Virginia
Party: Whig (until 1841, when he was expelled)
Nickname: "His Accidency"

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William Henry Harrison
(1773-1841)

Ninth President of the United States of America (1841)
Home State: Commonwealth of Virginia (birth) / Indiana and Ohio (career)
Party: Whig
Nickname: Tippecanoe
First president to die in office (pneumonia)

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Martin Van Buren
(1782-1862)

Eigth President of the United States of America (1837-1841)
Home State: New York
Party: Democratic
Nicknames: Little Magician, Old Kinderhook and "Martin Van Ruin" (opponents only)

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Andrew Jackson
(1767-1845)

Seventh President of the United States of America (1829-1837)
Home State: Carolinas (Which unknown - state of birth) / Tennessee (Public career)
Nickname: Old Hickory

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John Quincy Adams
(1767-1848)

Sixth President of the United States of America (1825-1829)
Home State: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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James Monroe
(1758-1831)

Fifth President of the United States of America (1817-1825)
Home State: Commonwealth of Virginia

James Monroe

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