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U.S. Presidents wilhelm Henry Harrison
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"Tippecanoe slow Grand March" paper music cover
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The log in Cabin project of 1840

Harrison was the very first president to campaign actively for office. That did so v the slogan "Tippecanoe and also Tyler too." Tippecanoe referred to Harrison"s army defeat of a team of Shawnee indians at a flow in Ohio called Tippecanoe in 1811. Democrats laugh at Harrison for being as well old (at period 67) because that the presidency, and also referred come him as "Granny," hinting that he to be senile (lost his psychological capacity). Claimed one democratic newspaper: "Give him a barrel of difficult cider, and also ... A pension of two thousand a year ...

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And also ... He will certainly sit the remainder of his work in his log cabin." What perform you think the Whig solution to this was?