President Polk: The Early Years

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President Polk: The Early Years

James Knox Polk, Born on November 2, 1795,PineVille, North Carolina.
As the 11th President of the United States he is best known for obtaining many western areas of land for the United states.

James polk was the eldest of ten children, young James was gonna be baptized but his father refused to declare his belief in Christianity, due to this the minister refused to baptize the child. He lived in a respectable and well organized log cabin in Mecklenburg county in Pineville, North Carolina watched by a serious mother, Jane Knox Polk, who believed in raising her children to the strict Presbyterian “gospel of duty.” But unfortunately James was not a flourishing child, due to his family moving to Columbia, Tennessee
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