A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent

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A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent - Merry, Robert W

When James K. Polk was elected president in 1844, the United States was locked in a bitter diplomatic struggle with Britain over the rich lands of the Oregon Territory, which included what is now Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Texas, not yet part of the Union, was threatened by a more powerful Mexico. And the territories north and west of Texas-- ... Read More

A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent 2009, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780743297431

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