Zachary Taylor Timeline

Zachary Taylor Presidency Timeline
Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States who served in office from March 4, 1849 to July 9, 1850. What were the key events during his presidency? The Zachary Taylor Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

Zachary Taylor Presidency Timeline
Zachary Taylor Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from March 4, 1849 to July 9, 1850 that included:

He impeded the Compromise of 1850 on the issue of Slavery
The Apache Wars (1849 -1924)
The Galphin scandal

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The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the Zachary Taylor Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. Zachary Taylor Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

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Zachary Taylor Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events

1849 - His inauguration as 12th President of the United States

1849 - The conflicts of the Apache Wars (1849 -1924) continued in the Southwest and led to the short lived Jicarilla War fought between the Jicarilla Apaches and Ute warriors against the US

1849 - He spent the first weeks of his Presidency deciding on his cabinet and in the summer of 1849 Taylor toured the northeastern U.S.

1850 - In May 1850 debates in Congress raged over whether slavery should be expanded into the territories of California, New Mexico, and Utah that were won during the Mexican War.

1850 - The Compromise of 1850, were legislative measures enacted by Congress to reconcile the differences existing between the North and South concerning the issue of Slavery in newly formed US Territories. President Taylor impeded the passage of the bill because he favored admission of California and New Mexico as free states

1850 - The 1850 Fugitive Slave Act of 1850

1850 - The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty was signed with Britain guaranteeing that any future canal across Central America would be available to all nations.

1850 - The Galphin scandal in which the Galphin Estate was at the center of a dispute between the government and the Galphin family. A scandal arose involving George Crawford a member of the cabinet and the Secretary of the Treasury William Meredith

1850 - The President Zachary Taylor died in office on July 9, 1850 of "acute indigestion" after eating a bowl of cherries. His untimely death led to rumors that he was poisoned by pro-slavery Southerners

1850 - Vice President Millard Fillmore took the oath of office the day after his death. The next US President was therefore Millard Fillmore

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For detailed articles about the most important events during his presidency timeline refer to Zachary Taylor Accomplishments and Events

Zachary Taylor Presidency Timeline
The Zachary Taylor Presidency Timeline detailed above provides interesting facts and important information about the 12th President of the United States.

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