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James K. Polk

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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
where was james k. polk born
he always wanted to be president, and his friends told him ( you can beat him )
James K. Polk added the Oregon Territory and Texas to theUnited States
"I love you Sarah" These words were to his wife.
by using a pencil
He was from Tennessee.
A. To capture Mexico city It is NOT to drive Mexicans out of borderlands.
Yes he did. Though I am not sure what the name of it is called, theblack thing around his neck in portraits is his tie. Sorry I don'tknow the name.
The 11th President of the United States James K. Polk died on June 15, 1849, and was buried in Nashville, Tennessee.
Actually, his horse wasn't named "Dark Horse." Polk was considered to be the first presidential dark horse, meaning that he was elected as president despite not being considered a forerunner for the position.
No he was not assassinated. He died in retirement although at a relatively young age of 53.
As a result of winning the Mexican War, California, New Mexico and Arizona,as well as parts North, were added to the union and the border between Texas and Mexico was firmed up and secured. He also settled with a treaty with Britain, a dispute over the Northern border of the Oregon territory.
First, American troops would drive Mexican forces out of the disputed border region in Texas and make the border secure. Second, the United States would seize New Mexico and California. Finally, American forces would take Mexico City, the capital of Mexico
his face was put on a dollar coin hy friend this is kevin miranda by the way
I doubt that he gave it to himself. He was a supporter of Andrew Jackson and Jackson was called "Old Hickory" . Polk was much younger. Both men were from Tennessee and both were leaders in Tennessee politics.
Polk was an introvert ,driven to success and very ambitious. However, he learned how to act in society, was well-mannered and courteous in a formal way. He had few close friends.
1. Drive Mexican forces out of Texas and secure the border 2. Seize new Mexico and California 3.Gain control of Mexico city
He suffered Cholera.
gaining 1oo million square miles of land in the west oregon territory, california... and on
I know he loved chocolate caramel fingers
It is located in the southern part of Yalobusha County, several miles from the original county seat of Coffeeville.
He annexed the territories of the southwest from Mexico. In case you didn't figure it out, we won the war with Mexico!
Polk said we had to go to war because U.S. forces had been attacked on the Rio Grande. Some said we provoked Mexico into war.
Polk won more states- 15 - 11 was the score in states.
President Polk bought California to have more land.
yes indeed positively absolutely he did...
He went to University of North Carolina
According to Wikipedia, James Knox Polk contacted cholera during the three months after his presidency, when he died in 1849.
At the State Capitol Grounds in Nashville, Tennessee.
James K. Polk was 49 when he became president.
A few dates in his life: 1795- born on November 2 1824-marries Sarah Childress 1845- becomes the 11th president of the United States 1846-starts the Mexican-American War 1848-Zachary Taylor elected 1849-leaves the White House 1849-dies on June 15
James Knox Polk had 9 siblings! ! ! !
He was the only US president to get stuck in a bathtub.
Polk was from the state of Tennessee.
President Polk told General Taylor to march to the Rio Grande, which meant he was to enter the disputed Neuches Strip South of the Neuches River.
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 Tennessee . He the only President who was once Speaker of the House . He accomplished all of his goals as President...
i think still a $ if not circulated maby 2 $ that means it has never been used to buy ANYTHING and just came out of mint
Texas, Iowa and Wisconsin joined the union while Polk was President.
James K. Polk annexed the state of Texas. It was actually onDecember 29th of 1845, but often times people say 1846.
He was a Lawyer, The Governor of Tennessee, and a Congressman.
President Polk believed the Mexican War was an essential part of the future for America's destiny. It was also a way to relieve the crippling debt that Mexico owed and could provide the cash needed to bring Mexico into the World economy.
I have no idea that's why I came here
James Polk and his wife Sarah Childress Polk did not have any children . Nobody can claim to be direct descendant of President James Polk.
There were 27 states when Polk took office as president. (Florida became a state the day before Polk took office but after he was elected.) Texas, Iowa and Wisconsin joined the union while Polk was President, so there were 30 states when he left office,
"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.
They don't keep stuff that long. besides, it's too far out of style for practical use.
Yes. the Non -Circulated Presidential $1 Coin : they went on sale in August 2009 . In 2005, President Bush signed the Presidential $1 Coin Act authorizing the United States Mint to strike $1 coins honoring America's Presidents in the order in which they served.
Yes. George Polk, a famous CBS reporter who was murdered in Greece at the start of the Cold War and Leonidas Polk, one of the more controversial Generals of the Civil War (he was also an Episcobal bishop). There are also more.
He was born on November 2, 1795 and died on June 15, 1849.
President Polk was the front man for Stone-wall Jackson and his aggressive expansionist tendencies. Both those territories were taken as prizes of war. A War that President Polk provoked in the name of Manifest Destiny. won and never got to enjoy since he died early in his retirement.
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.
Its probably the Mexican American war
Polk added over 800,000 square miles to western territory and extended the boundary of the country to the Pacific Ocean. He also lowered tariffs and created an independent federal treasury. He only served one term as promised.
Tennessee Ham or Hickory Nut Cake
its was brown before as he got older it got whiter or some blondetype
As Commander in Chief, he sent armed forced into territory claimed by both the U.S and Mexico.
1. James K. Polk is a much underrated president who fulfilled all of his campaign promises to an extent. He was a major benefactor to the nation, especially in land gain. This includes the Annexation of Texas, lands gained from the Mexican-American War, Oregon Territory and even tried to buy Cuba...
By about 33% adding the current US States of Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah and New Mexico,
James Knox Polk was born on November 2, 1795 and died on June 15, 1849.
He had 9 brother and sisters.his family was loving careful and nice. They got taken care of very well.
He was born in North Carolina, but then later lived in Tennessee
James Knox Polk was president for 4 years or 1 term. Polk was the 11th President of the United States from March 4, 1845to March 4, 1849.
a. he was a strong believer in manifest destiny.
No - he was a governor and Speaker of the House but not a veep.
He did not seek a second term because he was out voted.
He didnt have any children,but he did have a wife. Her name was Sarah Childres.
He had only five campaign promises: to acquire California from Mexico, settle the Oregon dispute, lower the tariff, to create a sub-treasury, and to not run for a second term.
The area that had its border set at the 49th parallel by PresidentPolk and Britain in 1849 is Oregon.
The area that had its border set at the 49th parallel by PresidentPolk and Britain in 1849 is Oregon.
James Knox Polk defeated Henry Clay in the election of 1844.
Maybe you are referring the campaign slogan, "Fifty-four forty or fight". Polk settled for quite a bit less without doing any fighting at that point.