Election of 1848

Election of 1848

Zachary Taylor thought himself an unlikely candidate for the presidency.  But, his popularity as a Mexican War hero propelled him to the top of the Whig ticket. The election of 1848, the one in which he was a candidate, was the first election Taylor ever voted.


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Election of 1848
Library of Congress
Election of 1848
Library of Congress

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Election of 1848
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