Essays Tagged: "Polk"

This essay is a brief history of Rattle and Snap Plantation in Mt. Pleasant, TN. Describes owners (past and present) and other information on the house.

oney to pay its soldiers, so they issued land grants. One of those soldiers was Lt. Colonel William Polk. William was very good friends with the Governor of North Carolina, the governor was his brothe ... their hands, and throw them to the ground with a snap of their fingers. With that one snap, William Polk won 5,648 acres of prime Maury County.Now William had no use for the land. He had already built ...

(6 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

James K Polk as an american character

them or in what situation the nation is in. The eleventh president of the United States, James Knox Polk, demonstrates this type of leader, an American character.Introduction to James K. PolkJames Kno ... ngress his legislative experience served him well"(Robinson 2).Introduction to AccomplishmentsJames Polk's accomplishments in his short time in office reflected his hard work and political aggressiven ...

(8 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Was the Mexican American War an Exercise in American Imperialism

t the Americans were to expand to the Pacific Coast, was started in the 1840s. It is no secret that Polk won the election largely because of his radical expansionist views. Shortly after Polk's win, h ... a state. Due to the men "protecting" the border of Texas, Mexico became angry and refused to accept Polk's compromise, offering only a partial recognition. Polk declined, and American troops proceeded ...

(2 pages) 75 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

James Knox Polk

James Knox PolkJames Knox Polk was born on November 2, 1795, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Polk died o ... Nicknamed "Young Hickory" he was the 11th president and served from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849. Polk was being a lawyer and a Colonel in the military. Then in 1823 he was a member of Tennessee Hou ... f the House in 1835. Next he was elected Governor of Tennessee, in 1839. James' parents were Samuel Polk and Jane Knox Polk and he married Sarah Childress on January 1, 1824. Knox ran for President, a ...

(1 pages) 42 2 4.1 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Mexican War: A Dose of Arsenic

of Texas for fear of war with Mexico. Clay won the nomination for the Whigs, but a man named James Polk, an eager expansionist, won for the Democrats and ultimately was elected President. In March 18 ... nion as a single state, which Texas accepted in July and which was finalized in December. President Polk entered office only to be greeted by border disputes with Mexico as well as the growing interes ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Car audio.

quality of the speaker, especially the brand. The most popular brands sold are Alpine, Pioneer, and Polk. Speakers can be classified in three categories high, middle, and low end. Although there are m ... low end. Although there are many different companies that produce car speakers, nothing compares to Polk's quality.Pioneer has definitely outdone themselves this time. Pioneer claims to lead the indus ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

James Polk

James Polk 1845-1849 11th President of the United States James Polk was the 11th president of the ... of the United States James Polk was the 11th president of the United states from 1845-1849. Polk was the first president to commit himself to a single term.He also had definite goals for his a ... of the Independent Treasury System, settlement of the Oregon Question, and the annexation of Texas. Polk's methods of obtaining his goals did not always satisfy the majority of people, but in the end ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

James K. Polk

To what extent can the life and political career of James K. Polk be regarded as a person who dealt with a democratic, egalitarian culture? With the view changin ... is thoughts on government and the way America should be, looking at someone's life such as James K. Polk would show a perfect example on how his beliefs, morals and thoughts promote a democratic egali ... an impact on American life.Coming from a family with plenty of wealth and money, it seems that the Polk's had settled from Ireland to America very nicely. James K. Polk came from a very wealthy famil ...

(4 pages) 30 1 4.3 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

President Polk’s War

5533;2� William C MartinHIST101American History to 1877Kelly McMichaelJune 13, 2014President Polk's WarMexican War is a military conflict that took place in 1848-1848 between the USA and Mexico ... ed the annexation of Texas to the United States. The military conflict is often referred to as "Mr. Polk's War" because the war was declared during President's Polk term in office and became divisive ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers