Millard Fillmore by david schmidt

Millard Fillmore was born in New York on January 7, 1800. Fillmore began his political career in the anti-Masonic party, but switched to the Whig Party through his association with Henry Clay. He became vice president under President Zachary Taylor, assuming the presidency after Taylor's death in 1850.Mar 28, 2016

He went to school at new hope school.

Before Millard Fillmore was president he was a vice president so he was always in politics.

(January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–53), the last to be a member of the Whig Party while in the White House. ... He was instrumental in getting the Compromise of 1850 passed, a bargain that led to a brief truce in the battle over slavery.

The legacy of It is often said that the best compromise is the type that pleases none of the compromises. By the end of his presidency, Millard Fillmore knew this all too well. By championing the Compromise of 1850, he can be credited for keeping America from civil war for more than a decade.

Fun facts:

1:Fillmore was one of five “accidental” presidents.

2:Fillmore rose up out of extreme poverty.

3:Fillmore attempted to reduce tensions between the North and South.

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Created with images by Forever Wiser - "Millard Fillmore" • Political Graveyard - "Millard Fillmore (1800-1874)" • cliff1066™ - "Millard Fillmore" • edwarddallas - "Millard Fillmore - 13th President" • josephleenovak - "Millard Fillmore memorial" • Boston Public Library - "The morning after the election, November 1856" • dbking - "Daniel Webster"

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