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by Sam W. Haynes

Author: Sam W. Haynes
Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
Language: English
Publisher: Longman; 2 edition (August 5, 2001)
Pages: 256 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.9
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Sam Haynes has written an excellent if brief biography of Polk. The book also confirmed the accusation that Americans think they are superior and have the ability to do anything at all better than the rest of the world

Sam Haynes has written an excellent if brief biography of Polk. Haynes remains reasonably objective, with as much praise for Polk's better qualities as criticism for his deficiencies. If you are interested in Polk or this era of American History, this is a good introduction. The book also confirmed the accusation that Americans think they are superior and have the ability to do anything at all better than the rest of the world. This is evident in the way Mexico was treated.

The Great Library for all. The Internet Archive is a bargain, but we need your help. Polk, James K. 1795-1849. Presidents - United States - Biography. United States - Territorial expansion. United States - Politics and government - 1845-1849.

Sam W. Haynes places Polk's expansionist agenda in both political and social . Haynes’s biography is the oldest of my three books on James Polk and is also the slimmest. Haynes places Polk's expansionist agenda in both political and social contexts and examines the nature and origins of the expansionist impulse. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in the Library of American Biography series focuses on a figure This biography explores the controversies, triumphs, and failures of the presidency of James K. Polk. Published December 29th 2005 by Pearson (first published 1997).

This biography explores the controversies, triumphs, and failures of the presidency of James K. Sam W. Haynes places Polk's expansionist agenda in both political and social contexts and examines the nature and origins of the. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in the Library of American Biography series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American History and national life.

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Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Library of American Biography. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Haynes presents the events in both a social and political context, and examines the unique nature and origins of the expansionist impulse.

April 30, 2011 History. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Published July 26, 2001 by Longman. Politics and government, Presidents, Biography, Territorial expansion. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

In this book, Sam W. For anyone interested in American history, Jacksonian America, or the Presidency of James K. Polk

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Answers must be based on information from Haynes’ biography- not the internet or any other source I. American Expansionism - James K. Polk was an influential political leader as state legislature and speaker of the House - He wanted to run for governor of Tennessee ∙ he was instead. Polk was an influential political leader as state legislature and speaker of the House - He wanted to run for governor of Tennessee ∙ he was instead asked to be a part of the Senate ∙ his refusal prevented Tennessee from electing any. Senators that year ∙ in turn, he did not receive the position as governor - His political standing because of this diminished - The idea of American Expansionism excited many individuals and revived Polk’s political.

This biography explores the controversies, triumphs, and failures of the presidency of James K. Polk. In this book, Sam W. Haynes places Polk's expansionist agenda in both political and social contexts and examines the nature and origins of the expansionist impulse. For anyone interested in American history, Jacksonian America, or the Presidency of James K. Polk.