# 813 - 8¢ Van Buren: plate block

The eight President of the United States, Martin Van Buren leaves a legacy of firsts. Van Buren was the first President who was a native-born American as well as the first President who was not of British ancestry (Van Buren was of Dutch stock). Van Buren is the only President for whom English was a second language (His native language was Dutch). He also presided over our nation's first economic collapse! Scott 813 Martin Van Buren