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Unformatted text preview: VII. Vice President: Millard Fillmore VIII. Political Party: Whig IX. Major Domestic Happenings: - 1849, Zachary Taylor becomes President. After winning the election of 1848, Taylor becomes the 12 th President of the United States.- 1849, Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery. In the fall of 1849 Harriet Tubman, a female black slave, escaped northward, leaving behind her free husband who did not want to follow. On her way she was assisted by sympathetic Quakers and other members of the Abolitionist movement. She also made many trips to Maryland to help slaves escape as well. X. Major Economic Problems/Decisions: None XI. Major Supreme Court Cases: None XII. Major Foreign Policy Decisions: None XIII. Major Conflict of Administration: None XIV. Major Social Changes or Social Movements: None XV. Major Inventions/Technological Changes: None XVI. Overall Rating of President and Administration: Too little information given to assess the Taylor administration....
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