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Martin Kelly

Old Kinderhook

By May 15, 2014

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Martin Van Buren, Eighth President of the United StatesMartin Van Buren, "Old Kinderhook," served as the eighth president of the United States. Heavily involved in the Democratic Party, he helped form one of the first political machines. He was also part of Andrew Jackson's famed Kitchen Cabinet. Learn more about this president whose only major foreign policy issue was the anticlimactic "Aroostook War."


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