Editors. "James K Polk elected US President". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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James K Polk elected US President (21 words)
Historical Context Note
James K Polk (Democrat) wins the US presidential election with 170 electoral votes, beating the Whig candidate Henry Clay, who gains 105 votes.18086 James K Polk elected US President 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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