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Civil War Timeline / Chronology for 1841

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March 1, 1841 Joseph R. Anderson hired as commercial agent for Tredegar Iron Works
March 4, 1841 William Henry Harrison is inaugurated President of the United States. John Tyler becomes Vice President
  John Tyler
  William Henry Harrison
April 4, 1841 William Henry Harrison dies, becoming the first U. S. President to die in office.
  John Tyler
April 6, 1841 John Tyler inaugurated President of the United States
  John Tyler
August 13, 1841 Whigs repeal the Independent Treasury Act
August 16, 1841 President Tyler vetoes a bill creating a National Bank. Fellow Whigs "riot" in front of the White House following the veto.
  John Tyler
September 3, 1841 The Senate approves a new bank bill 27 to 22
September 4, 1841 The Distribution Preemption Act passes Congress, giving settlers 160 acres of land in the West for $1.25 per acre.
September 11, 1841 President Tyler accepts the resignation of each of his Cabinet members except Daniel Webster over his veto of the National Bank bill.
  John Tyler
September 13, 1841 President Tyler makes new Cabinet appointments
  John Tyler

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