#11: James K PolkLived 1795 - 1849In office 1845 - 1849
Lucked into doubling the size of the US with the Louisiana Purchase.
A Jacksonian puppet with few ideas, owned slaves.
Polk was basically Jackson's third term.
A Twitter thread about James K Polk.
- 😡 Owned slaves
- 😡 Genocide
- 😡 War crimes
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