9780743297448

A Country of Vast Designs James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent

  • ISBN 13:

    9780743297448

  • ISBN 10:

    074329744X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/02/2010
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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Summary

ROBERT MERRY'S BRILLIANT AND HIGHLY ACCLAIMED HISTORY OF A CRUCIAL EPOCH IN U.S. HISTORY.In a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America's Manifest Destinyextending its territory across the continent by threatening England with war and manufacturing a controversial and unpopular two-year war with Mexico.

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