James K. Polk, Volume II: Continent

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This definitive biography of James K. Polk, the second of three projected volumes, covers the most important years of Polk's political career-from a twice-defeated gubernatorial candidate in Tennessee to dark-horse candidate for the presidency and one of the most successful first eighteen months of any American president. The months of Polk's administration covered here contain the bulk of his expansionist program-the annexation of Texas, the settlement of the Oregon boundary with Great Britain, and the war with Mexico that ...

James K. Polk, Volume II: Continent 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691650418

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James K. Polk, Volume II: Continent 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691623771

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