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Born on November 24, 1781 on a plantation in Orange County, Virginia to a family of prominent planters—Zachary Taylor knew what hard work looked like from a very young age. This had been the time of westward migration, so Taylor’s family began to move around a lot. Due to constant migration, Taylor’s education was quite sporadic in his early years, but he was still able to receive some form of education and was remarked as a quick learner from all his teachers. Once his father settled in Kentucky and acquired a lot of land, Taylor decided to join the military....

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