Polk

Polk
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  •                                   Introduction        
  • Personal Background
  •  I Graduated from University of North Carolina 1818
  • Famous Quote
  • But its a fair trade.
  • James Knox Polk was the 11th president serving from 1845-1849. His nickname was young hickory with 170 electoral votes.
  • Domestic/Foreign Issue
  • He graduated from the University of North Carolina. Was a member of the Tennessee and U.S. house of reps. Also was governor of Tennessee.
  • Domestic/Foreign Issue
  • Bank
  • "Foreign powers do not seem to appreciate the true character of our government". England and France did not appreciate how fair our trade is or how we run our country.
  • Fun Facts
  • During the 1844 campaign, Polk had pledged to settle the boundary of the Oregon Territory with Britain, and once in office, he moved quickly to acquire sole title to Oregon.
  • Fine you can have Oregan
  • 54 40 or fight
  • Independent Treasury Act-established independent treasury deposit offices separate from private/state banks to relieve all government funds. 
  • He ran against Henry Clay A week before he died he was baptized a Methodist His vice president was George M. Dallas
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