Did Tyler plan on seeking another term?

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Chapter John Tyler

Yes, Tyler sought to retain the presidency by running under the banner of the newly created National Democratic Party. Tyler preferred the name Democratic-Republican party as a tribute to his political hero Thomas Jefferson and his vision of states’ rights.


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