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James K. Polk, Vol. 1: Jacksonian, 1795-1843 (James K. Polk #1)

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This is Volume One of the first new study in a generation of America's most underrated president and a full account of Polk's pre-presidential career.

Since Polk was immersed in so many of the major political developments of the day -- the rise of popular democracy, the conflicts over the national bank and other crucial issues of Jackson's administrations -- his biography i
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Paperback, 556 pages
Published November 7th 2008 by ACLS History E-Book Project (first published 1957)
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Charles Sellers is a scholar in American History who earned a B.A. from Harvard University in 1945 (graduation delayed by military service until 1947), and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1950.
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