Social Science Department at Canyon Crest Academy

AP U.S. History

Van Over


Presidency Chart – James K. Polk (11th) (1845-1849)


Election of 1844--Candidates, Issues, Electoral Vote Significance






Major Items during Polk’s Presidency

Oregon Boundary Dispute





Mexican War







Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Mexican Cession)








Wilmot Proviso





Mormon migration to Utah (1847)






Gold discovered in California (1848)











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