Statistics for occurrence #1 of “James K. Polk” in chapter 1 of General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox:
... Texas was seeking annexation with the United States, which would endanger the peace between them and the republic of Mexico.
Annexation of Texas became the supreme question of the canvass of 1844. James K. Polk was the nominee of the Democratic and annexation party, and Henry Clay was on the other side as the Whig nominee.
Polk was elected, and his party prepared to signalize its triumph by annexation as...
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