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James K. Polk 11 th President 1 term Chris 4 th grade
Introduction Born: James K. Polk was born on November 2, 1795 in North Carolina. Died: James K. Polk died on June 15, 1849 in Nashville Tennessee. Elected: James K. Polk was elected March 4, 1845 at the age of 49 Political Party: Democrat Interesting Fact: When he was running for president he was not well known. Somebody running against said “Who’s James K. Polk”.
Early Life His parents were farmers and he was the oldest of ten. His parents names were Samuel and Jane Polk. James K. Polk was home schooled and could not help on the farm. A doctor gave him a operation when he was 16.
Early life He went to North Carolina for his college education. At North Carolina he was one of the best students on campus. He graduated at the top of his class.
Family Life James K. Polk was married. His wife’s name was Sara Childress. They had no children or pets.
Works Cited World book students challenging. http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/ao855114. html http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/ao855114. html James K. Polk 11 th President of the United States Bream Rumsch