[Ques] Who was the first VP to assume the presidency after the President’s death?

The Quiz: Who was the first VP to assume the presidency after the President’s death?

Gerald Ford
Andrew Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
John Tyler

Explanation : John Tyler became the first Vice President to assume the presidency when William Henry Harrison died after a month in office. Some opposed his assumption of the office by arguing that the Constitution only gave him the duties and powers of the President, not the presidency itself. Tyler moved forward, however, and went about enacting his agenda and finishing Harrison’s term as President.

Correct Answer: John Tyler

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