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Van Buren, Martin

Pronunciation:
/van ˈbyo͝orən/
(1782–1862), 8th president of the US 1837–41. Before succeeding President Jackson, he served as vice president 1833–37. A Democrat, he is noted for his development of the two-party system. His measure of placing government funds, previously held in private banks, in an independent government treasury displeased many Democrats.

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Syllabification: Van Bu·ren, Martin

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