James K. Polk

James Knox Polk was the 11th President of the United States . He previously served as the 13th Speaker of the House of Representatives and as Governor of Tennessee. As a protégé of Andrew Jackson, Polk was a member of the Democratic Party and an advocate of Jacksonian democracy and Manifest Destiny. Wikipedia*

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U.S. President, United States
c. March 4, 1845 - c. March 4, 1849 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, D-TN 9th September 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, Jackson-TN 9th December 2, 1833 - March 3, 1837 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, Jackson-TN 6th December 5, 1825 - December 1, 1833 Videos: 0

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