James K. Polk and the War with Mexico

Author and Oxford University history professor emeritus Daniel Walker Howe talked about the 11th President James K. Polk and the… read more

Author and Oxford University history professor emeritus Daniel Walker Howe talked about the 11th President James K. Polk and the Mexican-American War. In 1845, the United States annexed Texas from Mexico. Following the annexation, President Polk also wanted to acquire California, which eventually led to war with Mexico that lasted from April 25, 1846 through February 2, 1848. The Miller Center at the University of Virginia hosted this event. close

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James K. Polk and the War with Mexico

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Program ID:
315570-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 1, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2014

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  • Dec 01, 2013 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 01, 2013 | 7:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 01, 2013 | 11:27pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 07, 2013 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 08, 2013 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2014 | 9:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2014 | 5:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2014 | 1:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
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