John Tyler was born on March 29th, 1790 in the state of Virginia, since it was after the ratification of the Constitution he became the first Vice President officially born in the United States. He came from a wealthy family that was early settlers of Williamsburg. His father was a well respected judge who had served on multiple political committees and even as Governor, and had roomed with Thomas Jefferson in college.
Tyler was raised on the family plantation; since his…Continue
If you're going to run for public office you should learn from other's mistakes. Studying how someone failed in their campaign will help you learn how to not do it that way. And so as part of my independent campaign for Vice President I have been paying attention to how other's are working toward public office. One of the most interesting is Marco Rubio, and how he crashed and burned on the road to the White House.
Following the Bush disaster and McCain’s failed Presidential bid the…Continue
Richard Mentor Johnson was born on October 17th, 1780 in a settlement called Beargrass, now part of Louisville Kentucky, although at the time it was in the colony of Virginia. He was almost killed by a flaming arrow during the Simon Girty attack upon Byran Station (modern day Lexington) but one of his siblings doused the flames before the house burned down. His father was a surveyor and managed to secure prime property for himself in the territory so since Johnson grew up in the…Continue