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James Knox Polk

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James Knox Polk of Mecklenburg County was the eleventh President of the United States. As president, Polk championed the cause of westward expansion of the United States - which was known as Manifest Destiny, settled the Oregon boundary dispute with England, and gained congressional recognition of a state of war with Mexico and the annexation of Texas.