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U.S. Presidents william Henry Harrison
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"Tippecanoe sluggish Grand March" paper music cover
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The log in Cabin campaign of 1840

Harrison to be the very first president come campaign proactively for office. The did so v the slogan "Tippecanoe and also Tyler too." Tippecanoe referred to Harrison"s armed forces defeat of a team of Shawnee ind at a flow in Ohio dubbed Tippecanoe in 1811. Democrats laugh at Harrison for being too old (at period 67) for the presidency, and also referred to him as "Granny," hinting the he to be senile (lost his mental capacity). Claimed one autonomous newspaper: "Give him a barrel of tough cider, and also ... A pension of 2 thousand a year ...

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And also ... He will sit the remainder of his work in his log cabin." What execute you think the Whig solution to this was?