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Polk, James Knox (1795–1849)

Wayne Cutler

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195082098
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199891092
Polk, James Knox (1795–1849)

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(1795–1849), eleventh president of the United States.

A Jacksonian Democrat and devotee of Thomas Jefferson's agrarian political

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Subjects: United States History

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