James K. Polk

1795–1849

U.S. President who followed the policies of Andrew Jackson. President during the Mexican-American War.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Polk—How Much Land Was Added  in  This Country of Ours  by  H. E. Marshall
James Knox Polk  in  True Stories of Our Presidents  by  Charles Morris
James K. Polk  in  American History Stories, Volume III  by  Mara L. Pratt


Image Links


Presidents of the United States, 1829 to 1850
 in True Stories of Our Presidents

James Knox Polk
 in True Stories of Our Presidents