Martin Van Buren - Part 1 | Episode #177 | Election College: United States Presidential Election History

Support us on Patreon! For only $0.11 per episode ($1/month) you can be part of our Patreon community. For a few more bucks per month we'll throw in two bonus episode! Check it out. _______________________________ Martin Van Buren had quite the crazy hair! But what else do we know about him? In this episode of Election College we discuss... Marty's early life in a Dutch speaking household, his small stature and subsequent nicknames, a short time as a state senator, encounters with his slave named Tom, movement into the national political scene, his involvement (or lack of) in the Petticoat Affair, and more! We'll pick up with the rest in the next episode. __________________________ Check out our new logo t-shirt! __________________________ We recorded an audiobook! It’s about the letters between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr before their fateful duel. Get it for free with a 30 day Audible trial at ElectionCollege.com/DuelingLetters or get it for only $3.99 with your Audible subscription! ___________________________ Support the show! Use this link to do your shopping on Amazon. It won't cost you a penny more and it will help us out!  ElectionCollege.com/Amazon ________________________ Be sure to subscribe to the show! Leave us a review on iTunes - It really helps us out! Facebook  |  Twitter  | Instagram ________________________ Get a free month of Audible and a free audiobook to keep at ElectionCollege.com/Audible ________________________ Music from: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music ________________________ Some links in these show notes are affiliate links that could monetarily benefit Election College, but cost you nothing extra. 

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