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James knox polk, the first of ten children, was born on november 2, 1795 in a log cabin in what is now pineville, north carolina, in mecklenburg county, to a family of farmers. President james k polk james knox polk served as president of the united states during the mexican war polk grew up in tennessee and practiced law until he won, at age 30, election to. Learn more about james k polk's background, major accomplishments, domestic and foreign policy, and other details of his one-term presidency (1845-1849. James knox polk, the first of 10 children, was born on november 2, 1795 in a log cabin in what is now pineville, north carolina, in mecklenburg county, to a family of farmers. Life portrait of james k polk in the eleventh in a series on american presidents, the life and career of james polk was discussed mr seale talked about president polk and the events of.
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