Category Archives: Martin van Buren

  1. Europe in 1937

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    September 4, 2016 by Lorene

    In the summer of ’37, Kennedy and a friend toured Europe. They went to France, Germany, Italy and Spain. He …
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  2. Notes on Fillmore

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    May 26, 2014 by Lorene

    He opened up trade with Japan. He encouraged the establishment of a home for veterans. He encouraged Congress to appropriate …
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  3. Early Adopter

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    January 23, 2014 by Lorene

    Van Buren was the first in his area to install an indoor toilet in his mansion. Not much else to …
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  4. Van Buren in Illinois

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    January 23, 2014 by Lorene

    Martin Van Buren was the first current or former President to visit Chicago. While he was making his way from …
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  5. Potential Alleged Second Black First Lady

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    January 22, 2014 by Lorene

    During the 1830s, the slavery issue was heating up and sides were moving further apart. Martin Van Buren’s inaugural address …
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  6. Van Buren drama

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    January 6, 2014 by Lorene

    The book addresses the rumor that Aaron Burr was Van Buren’s real father. Van Buren was sent to NYC to …
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  7. Regrets. I’ve Had a Few.

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    January 5, 2014 by Lorene

    After Martin Van Buren was inaugurated, he invited Jackson to stay in the White House for a few days to …
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