From Martin Van Buren's Contribution To America

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To be remembered as uniquely mediocre, just another number to add to the 43 men sworn to office and 44 presidencies, Martin Van Buren was announced as the United States of America’s eighth president in 1836. Considered as the first professional politician to hold office, the creator of the adjective OK, and the founder of the Democratic Party, Van Buren has contributed more to the America as is known today, over the long run, compared to his own immediate contributions as president. Van Buren was born on December 5,1782 to parents of Dutch descent in Kinderhook, New York which was six years after the colonists in the present day United States declared their independence from Great Britain. His father was a tavern keeper and farmer; thus, he
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