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    • Message Regarding Newly Acquired Territories

    • By: Zachary Taylor
    • Narrated by: Jared Frederickson
    • Length: 11 mins
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    In this message, Zachary Taylor addresses the state of two newly acquired territories - namely California and New Mexico. Essentially, he acknowledges that these territories are in need of governance and that until the establishment of these territories comes about that he is sending governance to them. However, he does address the right of the state - saying that it is necessary that the rights of statehood be understood should the territories choose to be states. Finally, he remits governance of those territories to his chosen governors and reverts to their judgement as to the rule of these new territories. 

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    • President Zachary Taylor's Last State of the Union Address

    • By: Zachary Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Greenman
    • Length: 59 mins
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    Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the USA, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Before his presidency, Taylor was a career officer in the United States Army. His status as a national hero as a result of his victories in the Mexican-American War won him election to the White House despite his vague political beliefs. His top priority as president was preserving the Union, but he died sixteen months into his term, before making any progress on the status of slavery...

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    • Message Regarding Treaty with Great Britain

    • By: Zachary Taylor
    • Narrated by: Jared Frederickson
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Though his presidency was short-lived, the time at which Zachary Taylor was in power was a time of great exploration for the US and Great Britain. This treaty regarded the preference of passage through territories. Specifically looking at Nicaragua and territories in the southernmost part of Mexico, the treaty asked that the British not try to annex any part of these lands. Finally, he assured Great Britain that France and Spain were on the US’ side, and that failure to pay mind to it would be a blow on their side. 

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    • First Annual Message

    • By: Zachary Taylor
    • Narrated by: Jared Frederickson
    • Length: 51 mins
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    The end of his first year in office marked a momentous time for the US - it was 60 years since the establishment of the country. However, the subsequent presidents, including President Taylor, did not forget the sting of past wars. In his first annual address, Zachary Taylor meets this time of peace with a challenge, saying that he hopes to continue this legacy of peace. Perhaps due to his background as a military man, this address was mostly meant to show the nation about the civility between the US and other nations after a particularly rocky start. 

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    • History

    • Crisis Points (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Zachary Karabell, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy, Jonathan Kirsch, and others
    • Narrated by: Marla Stone
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

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