A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent
Robert Merry's brilliant and highly acclaimed history of a crucial epoch in U.S. history.
In a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America’s Manifest Destiny—extending its territory across the continent by threatening England with war and manufacturing a controversial and unpopular two-year war with Mexico.
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Robert W. Merry
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