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Stories have romanticized the life and times of spanish colonizers in the southwest mexico to the united states president james k polk admits to this. The administration of james knox polk (1795-1849), eleventh president of the united states, saw america at war with mexico as a consequence, polk added more territory to the united states than had any other president except thomas jefferson. Nov 2 is birthday of james k polk, born in 1795 in a log cabin in what is now pineville the first of 10 children of samuel and jane knox polk, he would go on to become governor of tennessee and the eleventh president of the united states.
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James k polk, 11th president of the united states polk was the commander-in-chief during the mexican-american war, and led a nation increasingly divided over slavery portrait of james knox polk. He was the 11th president of the united states and was known as young hickory, and the first dark horse james knox polk accomplished many things in his life he served in the house of representative, became governor of tennessee, and became president of the united states his. James knox polk moved into the white house as the 11th president of the united states in 1845 1846 portrait of james k polk by george peter alexander healy few had predicted that polk would.