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James Knox Polk

by Mary Ann Kelley
TheHomeSchoolMom President Resources: James Knox Polk

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [LC-USZ62-13011]

Presidential Facts about James Knox Polk

James Knox Polk - 11th President of the United States serving 1 term, from 1845 to 1849.

Vice President - George Mifflin Dallas

Born - November 2, 1795

Died - June 15, 1849

First Lady - Sarah Childress Polk

Party - Democratic

James Knox Polk is from North Carolina.

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President James K. Polk State Historic Site  (Y, M, O, T )
The Polk Site offers an extensive tour program for student groups. The most popular tour package includes a guided tour of the site's historic structures (Main Cabin & Kitchen House), as well as a scavenger hunt of the museum. Any group may elect to have optional activities in lieu of their standard tour packages. These activities include: a Polk Family Cemetery tour, a musket firing demonstration, and a 19th century education program.

James Knox Polk  (Y,M,O,T)

James K. Polk Memorial  (Y,M,O,T)

James K. Polk  (Y,M,O,T)
From White James K. Polk  (Y,M,O,T)
This site offers videos, pictures and interactive resources for studying the presidents.

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American President James K. Polk  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Miller Center at the University of Virginia.

Portraits of the President: James K. Polk  (Y,M,O,T)
From the National Portrait Gallery

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