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James K. Polk
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: 02 November 1795


: Scorpio


: 15 June 1849


: 53 years

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  • James Knox Polk was the 11th President of the United States
Born:02 November 1795 Comment
When did James K. Polk die? / Died15 June 1849
How many years did James K. Polk live? / Lived53 years
Zodiac sign:Scorpio

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 James K. Polk facts

  • Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • He later lived in and represented Tennessee
  • A Democrat, Polk served as the 13th Speaker of the House of Representatives (1835–39)—the only president to have served as House Speaker—and the first of two (the other being Andrew Johnson) to serve as Governor of Tennessee (1839–41)
  • Polk was the surprise (dark horse) candidate for president in 1844, defeating Henry Clay of the rival Whig Party by promising to annex the Republic of Texas
  • Polk was a leader of Jacksonian Democracy during the Second Party System
  • Polk is often considered the last strong pre–Civil War president, having met during his four years in office every major domestic and foreign policy goal set during his campaign and the transition to his administration
  • When Mexico rejected the U
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  • annexation of Texas (which Mexico considered part of its territory, despite the 1836 Texas Revolution), Polk led the nation to a sweeping victory in the Mexican–American War, which resulted in the cession by Mexico of nearly the whole of what is now the American Southwest
  • He ensured a substantial reduction of tariff rates by replacing the "Black Tariff" with the Walker tariff of 1846, which pleased the less-industrialized states of his native South by rendering less expensive both imported and, through competition, domestic goods

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