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Polk, James Knox

Pronunciation: /pəʊk/
(1795–1849), American Democratic statesman, 11th president of the US 1845-9. His term of office resulted in major territorial additions to the US: Texas was admitted to the Union in 1845 and conflict with Mexico resulted in the annexation of California and the south-west two years later.

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