James K. Polk
James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He later lived in and represented Tenne...
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Mexican–American War - Video
Timeline of the Mexican-American War.
United States presidential election, 1844
The United States presidential election of 1844 was the 15th quadrennial presidential election, held from Friday, November 1, to Wednesday, December 4, 1844. Democrat James K. Polk defeated Whig Henry...
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Oregon boundary dispute
The Oregon boundary dispute or the Oregon Question, was a controversy over the political division of the Pacific Northwest of North America between several Imperialist nations that had competing terri...
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Texas Annexation
The Texas annexation was the 1845 incorporation into the United States of America of the Republic of Texas, which was admitted to the Union as the 28th state.After declaring their independence from th...
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Mexican-American War
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which be...
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List of federal judges appointed by James K. Polk
Following is a list of all United States federal judges appointed by President James K. Polk during his presidency. In total Polk appointed ten federal judges, including two Justices to the Supreme Co...
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Mexican–American War
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which be...
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William L. Marcy
William Learned Marcy (December 12, 1786 – July 4, 1857) was an American statesman, who served as U.S. Senator, Governor of New York, U.S. Secretary of War and U.S. Secretary of State....
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John Y. Mason
あJohn Young Mason (April 18, 1799 – October 3, 1859) was an American politician, diplomat, and United States federal judge.
Born in Hicksford, Greensville County, Virginia, Mason attended th...
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Robert J. Walker
Robert John Walker (July 19, 1801 – November 11, 1869) was an American economist and statesman.
Born in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, the son of a judge. He lived in Bellefonte, Pe...
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Nathan Clifford
Nathan Clifford (August 18, 1803 – July 25, 1881) was an American statesman, diplomat and jurist, whose career culminated in a lengthy period of service as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Co...
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USS James K. Polk (SSBN-645)
USS James K. Polk (SSBN-645), a Benjamin Franklin class fleet ballistic missile submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for James K. Polk (1795–1849), the eleventh Pr...
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United States presidential election in Louisiana, 1848
The 1848 United States presidential election in Louisiana took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose six representatives, or electors to the ...
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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo in Spanish), officially entitled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexic...
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United States presidential election in Florida, 1848
The 1848 United States presidential election in Florida took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the ...
Robert Cooper Grier
Robert Cooper Grier (March 5, 1794 – September 25, 1870), was an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Grier was born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania to a Presby...
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1844 Democratic National Convention
The 1844 Democratic National Convention held their National Convention in Baltimore. At first, the Democrats were split; the three candidates for the presidential nomination were:The annexation of Te...
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American propaganda in the Mexican-American War
The Mexican–American War was highly controversial in American history. It saw both strong advocates on behalf of and against the war.Propaganda in many of these instances takes on the broader implicat...
United States presidential election in Illinois, 1848
The 1848 United States presidential election in Illinois took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose nine representatives, or electors to the ...
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Walker tariff
The Walker Tariff was a set of tariff rates adopted by the United States in 1845. The Walker Tariff was enacted by the Democrats, and made substantial cuts in the high rates of the "Black Tariff" of 1...
Seth Barton (Louisiana)
Seth Barton (December 5, 1795 – December 29, 1854) was an attorney and government official who was active in Alabama and Louisiana. He served the federal government as Solicitor of the United S...
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Texas annexation
The Texas annexation was the 1845 incorporation into the United States of America of the Republic of Texas, which was admitted to the Union as the 28th state.After declaring their independence from th...
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President James K. Polk Historic Site
The President James K. Polk Historic Site is a museum and historic location in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and a historic site managed by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources' H...
United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1848
The 1848 United States presidential election in Arkansas took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the...
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