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Presidents of the United States
Martin Van Buren

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Presidents of the United States


Martin Van Buren
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.53

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    senate, president, depression, vice, re-elected, banks, eighth, term, nickname, case, diplomacy, second, during, opinion, agree, without
     content words:    Martin Van Buren, New York, Van Buren, Andrew Jackson, Little Magician

Other Languages
     Spanish: Martin Van Buren


Martin Van Buren
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Martin Van Buren was our eighth president. He was born in 1782. He was born in the state of New York. Van Buren was a smart child. He began law school when he was 14. He won his first case when he was 16. He was elected to the U. S. Senate. Andrew Jackson was our seventh president. Jackson trusted Van Buren's opinion. Van Buren was the Secretary of State. This was during Jackson's first term. Jackson was elected for a second term. Van Buren became Jackson's vice president. Next, Van Buren was elected president. This was in 1836. Problems started a few months after Van Buren was elected. The banks failed. The country entered its first depression. Van Buren was not re-elected. He ran again for president in 1848. He did not .....
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