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Even the strong debate skills of president James Buchanan could’nt help him deal with the problems that face the nation during his term. Buchanan were born to a wealthy family on April 23, 1791, near Mercersburg Pennsylvania. He serve time overseas as a minister to Russia and great Britain As president, he lead a nation divided over slavery. That issue would come to a head under the next president Abraham Lincoln.

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Even the strong debate skills of President James Buchanan couldn't help him deal with the problems that faced the nation during his term. Buchanan was born to a wealthy family on April 23, 1791, near Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. He served time overseas as a minister to Russia and Great Britain. As president, he led a nation divided over slavery. That issue would come to a head under the next president, Abraham Lincoln.

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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04/2005