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Presidents of the United States
Zachary Taylor

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Presidents of the United States


Zachary Taylor
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.67

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    slavery, president, politician, twelfth, nickname, northern, southern, cotton, officer, during, plantation, born, issue, died, country, office
     content words:    Zachary Taylor


Zachary Taylor
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Zachary Taylor was our twelfth president. He was born in 1784. He was born in Virginia. His family moved to Kentucky when he was very young. This is where he grew up. He loved plantations. He had a cotton plantation in Mississippi. Taylor was an officer in the Army. He was in the Army for 40 years. His nickname was "Old Rough and Ready." This was because of the way he fought. Taylor was not a politician. The first election he ran in was the one for president. He had never even voted in a national election. Northern voters liked him because he was in the Army. Southern voters liked him because he owned a plantation and slaves. He was .....
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Presidents of the United States
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    Immigration  
 
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    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
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    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
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    Lewis and Clark
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    The 1890's  
 
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    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
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    The Great Depression
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    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
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    World War II  
 


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