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Presidents of the United States
James K. Polk

Presidents of the United States
Presidents of the United States


James K. Polk
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.69

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    eleventh, polk, politics, effective, president, vice, term, working, however, leaving, lawyer, between, second, leader, during, plan
     content words:    James K., North Carolina, United States, Rocky Mountains, Pacific Ocean


James K. Polk
By Meg Leonard
  

1     James K. Polk was the eleventh president. He described himself as the hardest working man in this country. He was born in 1795 in North Carolina. He went to school to become a lawyer. After a while, he got into politics. He served in the House of Representatives. He was Speaker of the House. The Speaker is the leader of the House. He presides over the House. Polk was an effective leader. After leaving the House, he became the Governor of Tennessee. In 1845, his name was suggested as a candidate for vice president. During the election, he was nominated for president. Many people were surprised because they did not recognize his name. However, he won. Polk had a 4-point plan for his time in office. He accomplished all four of his .....
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