James K. Polk - Young Hickory

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James K. Polk - Young Hickory is the biography of James K. Polk, the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, but mostly lived in and represented the State of Tennessee. A Democrat, Polk served as Speaker of the House (1835-1839) and Governor of Tennessee (1839-1841) prior to becoming President. When he took office on March 4, 1845, Polk, at 49, became the youngest man at the time to assume the presidency. A firm ...
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Overview

James K. Polk - Young Hickory is the biography of James K. Polk, the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, but mostly lived in and represented the State of Tennessee. A Democrat, Polk served as Speaker of the House (1835-1839) and Governor of Tennessee (1839-1841) prior to becoming President. When he took office on March 4, 1845, Polk, at 49, became the youngest man at the time to assume the presidency. A firm supporter of Andrew Jackson, Polk was the last "strong" pre-American Civil War President. Polk is noted for his numerous foreign policy successes. James K. Polk - Young Hickory is highly recommended for those interested in learning more about the eleventh President of the United States.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781599860848
  • Publisher: Filiquarian Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

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