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Of three United States presidents from the state, James K. Polk is considered the most \"Tar Heel.\" Though he moved with his family to Tennessee when he was eleven, Polk returned to the state to attend the University of North Carolina. It is Polk's college career which the author chooses to focus on and covers both Polk's academic and extracurricular activities at the university.
This article looks at the history of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County on the occasion of its 200th anniversary. Attention is given to its more notable citizens, including President James K. Polk, as well as a kind of utopian sentiment about the area's first century. Details on local industry, politics, and development are also included.