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President Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor

Introduction - Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor, who was the 12th President of the United States, went from one of the most famous Americans when he took office, to someone that historians often refer to as one of the worst U.S. Presidents in history. Taylor's brave actions as general during the Mexican-American War of 1846 are what made him a national war hero. Where he runs into trouble with his popularity as President is in his dealings with the slavery issue and the increasingly tense feelings between the North and South. The reasons why many people feel Zachary Taylor deserves to be on the worst President List are further highlighted below. The interesting facts and information about Taylor is presented in a kid-friendly format. Facts are listed as either quick facts, interesting facts, or facts about why he is included on the worst presidents list.

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