Thursday, June 25, 2009
Tippy Canoe and Tyler too!
"Tippy Canoe and Tyler Too!" If you are within shouting distance of my age and was awake during your US history classes in high school, you would know that this was the campaign slogan for the 19th century presidential candidate John Tyler (tenth president of the United States - see top 19th century illustration) whilst he was on the campaign trail. The very first US president to go on a campaign trail was who? Wake up! By the way, this is an acrylic on 16"X20" stretched canvas of a ranch in the farming area west of Sacramento, California. I just finished it. answer: Andrew Jackson "In 1814 we took a little trip, along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Missipp. We took a little bacon, and we took a little beans, and we fought the bloody British in the town of New Orleans." What is the title of the hit song that had these did these lyrics? What year was the song a hit?