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James K. Polk

James K. Polk

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Published by Compass Point Books in Mankato .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780756528454
OCLC/WorldCa166364815


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James K. Polk (Book): Seigenthaler, John: Baker & TaylorExamines the political career and presidency of James K. Polk, noting his service as Speaker of the House and governor of Tennesee, his role in the disputed Oregon boundary and war on Mexico for the annexation of Texas and California, and the anti-war criticism that took a severe toll on his health.

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Polk US Presidents Challenge (USPC) "Well written book, portrays Polk's presidency neutrally, with out a lot of bias, other than the author would overall give him a high passing grade.

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Polk. August 27, “Twelve months ago this day, a very important conversation took place in cabinet between myself and Mr. Buchanan. It was this circumstance which first suggested to me the idea, if not the necessity, of keeping a journal or diary of events and transactions which might occur during my presidency.

Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk by William Dusinberre Book Description: James Polk was President of the United States from toa time when slavery began to dominate American politics.

Polk's presidency coincided with the eruption of the territorial slavery issue, which within a few years would lead to the catastrophe of the Civil War.

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Congressman, Speaker of the /5(76). A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk by Robert Merry. In a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America’s Manifest Destiny—extending its territory across the continent by threatening England with war and manufacturing a controversial and unpopular two-year war with Mexico.

“James K. Polk and the Expansionist Impulse” is Sam Haynes’s biography of our eleventh president. He is also the author of two other books, his most recent titled “Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republic in a British World.”Haynes is a history professor and Director of the Center for Greater Southwestern Studies at UT Arlington.

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The Orchestra level in Polk Theater has two center aisles and two outer aisles. Title James K. Polk papers, Summary Correspondence, presidential letterbooks, diaries, speeches and messages, account and memorandum books, family papers, financial and legal records, printed matter, portraits, and other papers relating chiefly to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

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Polk (), governor of Tennessee, representative from Tennessee, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and eleventh president of the United States, contain approximately 20, items dating from towith the bulk falling in the period James K.

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