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James K Polk Mexico Wars Presidency Chart

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Presidency Chart – James K. Polk (11th) (1845-1849) Election of 1844 Democrat James Polk vs Whig Henry Clay. Biggest issue was how to successfully annex Texas into the Union. Polk used “Manifest Destiny” as his platform Major Items during Polk’s Presidency Oregon Boundary Dispute In 1818 Britain and US agreed on joint occupation of Oregon country, but as settlers moved into the region the US became more interested in the territory. A compromise was reached in 1846 to extend the 49th parallel boundary to the Pacific. Mexican War Causes 1.Manifest Destiny 2. Border Disputes 3. Texas Annexation Brief Summary of Fighting Bear Flag Republic A small group of American settlers in California rebelled against Mexican government proclaiming California as an independent republic. The republic did not last long because soon after the Bear flag was raised, US military took control of California. The Bear Flag became the official state flag in 1911. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Mexican Cession) The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which brought an official end to the Mexican-American War (18461848) was signed on February 2, 1848, at Guadalupe Hidalgo, a city north of the capital where ...
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