President John Tyler: American Expansion and Sectional Concerns


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Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?

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1. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

2. Why did Tyler join the Whig Party if he didn't believe in their policies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

John Tyler is remembered as one of the worst presidents in history, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of him. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of John Tyler's life, career, and politics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Tyler's accomplishments
  • John Tyler's biggest rival
  • Annexation of the Republic of Texas

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding President John Tyler
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify Tyler's association with the Whig Party

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson President John Tyler: American Expansion and Sectional Concerns. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the historical significance of President John Tyler
  • Identify Tyler's legacy
  • Know the goal of the ''Log-Cabin'' bill