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A country of vast designs : James K. Polk, the Mexican War, and the conquest of the American continent

by Merry, Robert W., 1946-

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Merry examines how, in a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America's Manifest Destiny by expanding its territory across the continent. b&w photographs. Full description

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Summary: Merry examines how, in a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America's Manifest Destiny by expanding its territory across the continent. b&w photographs.
Physical Description: x, 576 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 479-550) and index.
ISBN: 9780743297431
0743297431
Author Notes: Rosemary Craddock was born in Staffordshire and has lived there most of her life. She has been writing since childhood and has published many novels, most of them set in the nineteenth century and full of mystery, romance, and intrigue.
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