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Encyclopedia Articles (2)

854 words, approx. 3 pages
Polk, James K. (b. November 2, 1795; d. June 15, 1849) Member of House of Representatives, including speaker of the House; eleventh president of the United States (1845–1849). James Knox Polk... Read more
8,105 words, approx. 28 pages
In his inaugural address, James K. Polk outlined four major economic and geographic goals for his administration. He achieved those goals by stabilizing the economy and overseeing the largest expansio... Read more