Definition of President polk

1. Noun. 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849).




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President Hayes
President Hoover
President Jefferson
President John Adams
President John F. Kennedy
President John Quincy Adams
President Johnson
President Kennedy
President Lincoln
President Lyndon Johnson
President Madison
President McKinley
President Monroe
President Nixon
President Pierce
President Polk
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President Roosevelt
President Taft
President Taylor
President Theodore Roosevelt
President Truman
President Tyler
President Van Buren
President Washington
President William Henry Harrison
President Wilson
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Literary usage of President polk

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1. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"ARRAIGNING president polk ( From a Speech on the Mexican War, January 28th, 1847) THE annexation of Texas, and the subsequent order of the President, ..."

2. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"Introduces in the House His "Spot Resolutions": His Arraignment of President Polk—Treaty of Peace. EVER since the treaty with Spain, whereby the United ..."

3. Noble Deeds of American Women: With Biographical Sketches of Some of the by Lydia Howard Sigourney (1855)
"... THE MOTHER OF president polk. Holy as heaven a mother's tender love! The love of many prayers, and many tears, ..."

4. The Lives and Graves of Our Presidents by George Sumner Weaver (1884)
"In his first annual message to Congress, president polk informed Congress and the country of the attitude of Texas, and suggested the importance of speedily ..."

5. The Lives and Graves of Our Presidents by George Sumner Weaver (1883)
"president polk instructed the United States minister in Texas to bear to the Texan ... In his first annual message to Congress, president polk informed ..."

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