John Tyler: A Brief Biography

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John Tyler was born on March 29, 1790 in Richmond, Virginia. His mother, a plantation heiress died of a stroke when Tyler was seven. After, the death of his mother he was raised by his father John Tyler Sr. John Tyler Sr. was a judge and taught young John a strict way of viewing the constitution. John Tyler studied at William and Mary College and while there he was under the influence of Bishop James Madison. BJM was the president of William and Mary College. John also picked up a political standpoint there. John graduated when he was only nineteen and was admitted to the bar. The judge who viewed his application failed to notice the age of John Tyler. John Tyler started his career while his father was the Governor of Virginia. His full

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