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James K. Polk was the 11th President of the United States. He served as president from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849
James Cook. He did not have a middle name.
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Well, for class type, u should really motivate people 2 vote 4 u. promise a cleaner campus, cleaner bathroom facilities, and maybe more clubs, afterschool stuff, fundraisers, fieldtrips maybe, and end of year activities. u should also get them more serious bout education, college, goals, dreams, and…
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Young Hickory (after Andrew Jackson who was Old Hickory)  and The Dark Horse Candidate.
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Any naturally born US citizen who has lived in the US for at least fourteen years and is age 35 or older may run for President.
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I'm afraid the Hary Grepke will not run for President. Harry grepke died on May 17 2009 on a Sundsday in Altha Florida. A good neighbor and friend.
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The slogan was 54 - 40 or fight which meant 54 degrees -40 minutes of latitude and referred to the disputed northern boundary for the Oregon territory. As it turned out, Polk worked out a peaceful agreement with Great Britain but settled for less.
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Eight years is the limit for most Presidents. However, it theoretically possible for a President who was first a vice-president who finished out another person's term with two years left to serve for 10 years by being elected to two more terms of his own.
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James Knox Polk served from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849. He served for just one 4-year term.
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It was the Mexican-American war in 1846-1848. It was called "mr. Polk's war" by those who believed that president James K. Polk's aggression was an attempt to extend slavery. They called it this to take away national support of the war.
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Yes, James K. Polk was the 11th president, and served from 1845-1849. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president, and served from 1861-1865.
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James K. Polk was the 11th President of the United States of America. He was in the Democratic Party. He was president when we first began to have postage stamps.
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Answer Five feet, eight inches tall.
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James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 - June 15, 1849)was the 11th president of the USA who served one term (1845-1849). He was President during the Mexican War and settled the Oregon boundary dispute. Before he was President he served in Congress and was Speaker of the House. He also served as governor…
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Was a US president. The 11th President actually.
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James Knox Polk was born on November 2, 1795 at nearly noon.
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i. William Polk + Margaret Taylor ii. Ezekiel Franklin Polk iii. Samuel Polk + Jane Knox iv. James Knox Polk
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New York, worth 36 electoral votes. If Clay had won New York the electoral vote would have been 134 for Polk to 141 for Clay instead of 170 to 105. Clay lost New York with 232,482 votes to Polk's 237,588 votes, a difference of 5,106 votes, a little more than 1% of the vote cast in New York.
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James Madison did not have a middle name. Therefore, his full name was James Madison - occasionally James Madison Jr., as he shared his name with his father.
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James Knox Polk was the 11th United States President. He was born on a 250-acre farm in Pineville, North Carolina on November 2, 1795. His family moved to Tennessee when he was 11. After a mere two years of formal education James Knox Polk returned to North Carolina to become an honor student at t…
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Sarah Polk. Her husband (James K. Polk) was small of stature and went unnoticed when he entered a room. Her idea was to have this tune played upon his entrance in order to bring attention to him.
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he died from choleara (disease that makes you very dehidrated an acesive dioreah
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he was in the war when they attacked Mexico
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No. Jefferson was the 3rd president, while Polk was 11th.
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The Walker Tariff was one of the laws that James K. Polk passed. He also revived a law that was put in place by President Van Buren. This was the Independent Treasury act.
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Zachary Taylor
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Henry Clay and his veep candidate Theodore Frelinghuysen
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He died of cholera, but his sheer exhaustion after the four laborious years of office and the ceremonies attending his trip home had left his immune system ill-fitted to resist disease. An old illness shortly returned, and after a few weeks spent in looking to the improvement of his estate, he died.…
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James K Polk set plans to expand the territories into Mexico. He declared war by alleging that he had a right to land that Mexico had already claimed, despite that the person who signed it was no longer Mexico's leader, and was currently being imprisoned by the new Mexican government. In Mexico, th…
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Yes James K Polk wanted Texas to be annex,but people in the north is saying that they did not want another slave state.He was going against a guy who did not want to annex Texas.He won the election
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Knox is what the "K" stands for.
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Daniel Polk is a free agent football wide receiver and doesn't have someone behind him. Andrew Jackson was behind James K. Polk during his political career.
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James Knox Polk died on June 15, 1849 at his home in Nashville, TN, apparently of cholera morbus.
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Yes He had 10 brothers & sisters
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Young Hickory was his nickname.
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Because the climate would not support plantations, which made slavery profitable.
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He suffered Cholera.
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According to Wikipedia, James Knox Polk contacted cholera during the three months after his presidency, when he died in 1849.
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James K. Polk was 49 when he became president.
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No!
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James Knox Polk had 9 siblings! ! ! !
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Polk was the oldest of 10 children. He had no children of his own. He is known as a "Dark Horse" candidate, even though he had been the Speaker of the US House and governor of TennesseeHe the only President who was once Speaker of the HouseHe accomplished all of his goals as President and refused to…
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James K. Polk annexed the state of Texas. It was actually on December 29th of 1845, but often times people say 1846.
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He was a Lawyer, The Governor of Tennessee, and a Congressman.
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James Polk and his wife Sarah Childress Polk did not have any children. Nobody can claim to be direct descendant of President James Polk.
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"Old Hickory " was a nickname of Andrew Jackson. Like Jackson, Polk was from Tennessee and Polk was sort of a protege of Jackson-- Jackson supported Polk.
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No, he never did because the white house was burned down in the war of 1812 by the british. The white house was rebuilt and enlargened, but that process was completed in 1901, almost a hundred years after it was burned down.
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Its probably the Mexican American war
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Tennessee Ham or Hickory Nut Cake
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its was brown before as he got older it got whiter or some blonde type
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James Knox Polk was born on November 2, 1795 and died on June 15, 1849.
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He had 9 brother and sisters.his family was loving careful and nice. They got taken care of very well.
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He was born in North Carolina, but then later lived in Tennessee
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He was president for 4 years, march 4, 1845 until March 4, 1849.
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James Knox Polk defeated Henry Clay in the election of 1844.
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Sarah polkthey got married in 1790
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What is the changing role of the office of the presidency with emphasis on the electoral college, length of terms, and the federal bureaucracy.
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Polk did not have any hobbies or indicate that he was interested in anything outside of politics.
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James K Polk did not die in office. He died three months after his retirement on June 15, 1849, likely of cholera.
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He didn't he joined school when he was18
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The 11th President of the United States was James K. Polk from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. President Polk only served on term, and his Vice President was George M. Dallas.
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She might be. But i doubt that she is related to James.
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Sarah
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No. James was of middle class wealth until he became President.
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Jefferson didn't want to expand much and he really wanted to follow everything that George Washington said in his farewell address. Also, look at the acts that were passed during Jefferson's terms. For Polk, he was all about expanding westward. He gained Texas, bought the Oregon Territory, and gaine…
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James Knox Polk and his wife Sarah had a very strong marriage, according to biographers, but they did not have any biological children. However, they took in one of the president's nephews, Marshall Tate Polk, and raised him as their own.
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He was President for one 4-year term.
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He settled for less than 54-40 for the Oregon boundary, contrary to his campaign slogan of "54-40 or fight." This might not be considered a failure, since he avoided war with Britain and made what seems a reasonable compromise. Many have found fault with the war with Mexico, as being a war of aggres…
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During James K. Polk's presidency, territorial expansion and foreign trade led to the domestic issues of slavery and tariff levels. To deal with the financial problems that arose, Polk initiated the Walker Tariff of 1846 and the Independent Treasury Act of of 1846. To deal with the issue of slavery …
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James K. Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina but at the age of ten, he and his family relocated to the Tennessee Frontier where he spent the rest of his life.
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Polk died of natural causes.
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Polk is buried in a tomb on the grounds of Tennessee State Capitol Building in Nashville, Tennessee. His wife, Sarah Childress Polk, survived the President by 42 years. Both were originaly buried in the yard of their Nashville home but were moved when the house was torn down.
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No one. Zachary Taylor remained president.
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Polk ignored the issue of slavery which divided the nation and led to harsh tensions within the country by the end of his administration.
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The 11th President of the United States was James K. Polk from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849
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Polk had no known hobbies. He had but one interest -- politics.
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yes he had horses in the white house
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The Liberty bell cracked, but i don't know, if it is true, also it had other answers, but youll have to look it up and read.
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James K. Polk's had a variety of animals as pets but a lot of people know his pets as his horse.
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He would be 217 years old. ( in 2012 )
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James Knox Polk(November 2, 1795 - June 15, 1849) was the oldest of ten children. He had 5 brothers and 4 sisters. Sisters: Jane Maria Polk Walker,(Jan. 14, 1798-Oct. 11, 1876) Lydia Eliza Polk Caldwell Richmond(1800-1864), Naomi Tate Polk Harris(July 2, 1809- Aug. 6, 1836) Ophelia Clarissa Po…
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Zachary Taylor was next after Polk.
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for 4 years
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John Tyler. John Tyler served as the President of the United States before James Polk. John Tyler was also born 5 years before James K. Polk.
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yes he was to Sarah childress
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James Polk was the 11th US president.
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he wanted all of it. to the 54th parallel
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James K. Polk was the 11th President of the United States from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. He was a Democrat,and before he became President he was a lawyer.
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He was a U.S. President.
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While James Knox Polk was in his presidency the liberty bell fell... (ive heard this plenty of times so it could be true)
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