President. Democrat, Proexpansion (manifest Destiny). Speaker of House of Represantatives for four years, and Governor of Tennessee for two terms. Reannexation of texas, reoccupation of Oregon (378) ran against Clay. He lowered tariff. restore independent treasury.and wanted california and oregon. Instead of the 54 40 he wanted of oregon, he got 49 and no war. Polk wanted Califorina and no war. Payed indemnity. (385)
* mostly everything happened under this president, so you can relate it to almost every other vocab word.