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6 edition of James K. Polk found in the catalog.

James K. Polk

by John Seigenthaler

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Polk, James K. 1795-1849.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Large type books.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Seigenthaler.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesThorndike Press large print American history, Thorndike Press large print American history series., American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE417 .S38 2004b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3303154M
      ISBN 10078626425X
      LC Control Number2004043983
      OCLC/WorldCa54365671

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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. 17, first anvgames.coman. John Seigenthaler talked about his book, James K. Polk, published by Times anvgames.com described Polk as key to the U.S. westward expansion, and who carried forward the idea of Jacksonian democracy.

      Jan 29,  · James K. 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. And I would agree after reading this book. James K. Polk is a good political biography, showing the development of his career and life. It. Sarah Polk (née Childress; September 4, – August 14, ) was the First Lady of the United States from to She was the wife of the 11th President of the United States, James K. anvgames.comen: Sarah Polk Fall, unofficial adoption.


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Early Career His family moved () to the Duck River valley in Tennessee and there, after graduating from the Univ.

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Often referred to as the first “dark horse” President, James K. Polk was the last of the Jacksonians to sit in the White House, and the last strong President until the Civil War.

This is a concise and factual biography of James K. Polk, 11th President of the US. Seigenthaler is interested only in the life and career of Polk, not in the "age" in which he lived, which is why the book is only pages long, and why there is not a lot of speculation or "background" in anvgames.com by: 2.

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