The James K. Polk Presidency

Guess these facts about James K. Polk and his presidency.
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Last updated: January 20, 2021
First submittedAugust 18, 2020
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His birth state
North Carolina
State of his political base
Tennessee
His Vice President (Hint: City in Texas)
George M. Dallas
His political party
Democratic
Name of his wife (Hint: starts with S)
Sarah
New states admitted to the Union
Iowa
Texas
Wisconsin
Made a deal with Britain to receive this northwestern territory.
Oregon
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This substance is discovered at Sutter's Mill in California.
Gold
Due to border disagreements, war is declared on this country.
Mexico
States with territory acquired from the war
Arizona
California
Colorado
Nevada
New Mexico
Utah
Wyoming
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Aug 19, 2020
Much of what Polk did during his Presidency was acquiring more land for the country, which is why so many of the answers are states. I may have made this quiz too easy, but I still feel satisfied with it.