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South Atlantic Quarterly (1911) 10 (1): 70–78.
Published: 01 January 1911
...John Spencer Bassett James Knox Polk, President.* By John Spencer Bassett, Professor of American History in Smith College. Andrew Jackson, James Knox Polk, and James Buchanan the first, second, and last of the specific Jacksonian democratic presidents were of Scotch-Irish ancestry. The first...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1950) 49 (4): 543–545.
Published: 01 October 1950
...W. A. Mabry Leonidas La Fayette Polk: Agrarian Crusader . By Noblin Stuart . Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press , 1949 . Pp. ix , 325 . $5.00. . Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 Book Reviews 543 ume which amply demonstrate that most Southern...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1942) 41 (4): 405–415.
Published: 01 October 1942
...Clarence Poe Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 L. L. POLK: A GREAT AGRARIAN LEADER IN A FIFTY-YEAR PERSPECTIVE CLARENCE POE FIFTY years ago this year the farmers not only of North Carolina and the South but of America mourned the death of the best-loved leader they have ever had...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1958) 57 (2): 268–270.
Published: 01 April 1958
...Harold S. Schultz James K. Polk, Jacksonian: 1795-1843 . By Sellers Charles Grier Jr . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1957 . Pp. xiv , 526 . $7.50 . Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 268 The South Atlantic Quarterly what will surely appear to most...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1931) 30 (2): 177–189.
Published: 01 April 1931
...William Polk Copyright © 1931 by Duke University Press 1931 THE HATED HELPER WILLIAM POLK BEFORE he reached the age of thirty, Hinton Rowan Helper, of North Carolina, as he styled himself, had attained a degree of infamy in the South that few persons, even after long lives devoted to all...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1913) 12 (1): 12–26.
Published: 01 January 1913
... to achieve great ends by liberal means.* The investigation was inspired by Professor Dodd, of the University of Chicago, who directed a seminar on The South and the War with Mexico in the early months of 1912. Seideli/s Mission to Mexico 13 In the autumn of 1845, President Polk had determined to give...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1910) 9 (4): 320–326.
Published: 01 October 1910
.... Polk issued his order for the election he doubtless gave ten days notice and allowed one day for the persons elected to meet at Charlotte. They met at Charlotte on May 30 and sat two days, so the resolves bear date May 31. It thus seems prob­ able that the order for the election was issued May 19...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1958) 57 (2): 270–271.
Published: 01 April 1958
... memories of his early environment in Old Mecklenburg constitute a unique theme of this biography. In develop­ ing this theme, the author is more successful in showing that early notions survived as sentiments in Polk s memory than in showing the competitive value of his political philosophy to a candidate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1950) 49 (4): 542–543.
Published: 01 October 1950
... of land and location. This excellent book is an expansion of the Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History delivered in 1948 at Louisiana State University. Charles S. Sydnor. Leonidas La Fayette Polk: Agrarian Crusader. By Stuart Noblin. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1949...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1928) 27 (3): 264–279.
Published: 01 July 1928
... ship, but she did not intend to give him such a choice one as Marseilles. After the retirement of the Tylers from the White House, political comment continued in her letters. From Polk s conduct to rumors of Buchanan s appointment to the Supreme Court, she turned to give her views upon the presidential...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1955) 54 (3): 417–419.
Published: 01 July 1955
... tween Jackson and Marshall and the impact of the Dred Scott decision. The source materials used seem again to have determined both em­ phasis and, occasionally, conclusions. Notwithstanding the title, more at­ tention is given to Polk than to Jackson. Indeed, Polk is the chief char­ acter. Both text...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1905) 4 (4): 316–324.
Published: 01 October 1905
... manuscript volume written in Spain, Ceatam affectaam spiritualium, of unknown date, and a memorandum book of William Vidal Two very large and important collections have been obtained by purchase the papers of James Knox Polk and those of Andrew John­ son. The Polk papers were purchased of the adopted...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1958) 57 (2): 267–268.
Published: 01 April 1958
... published concerning any twentieth-century author. DUKE UNIVERSITY GROVER SMITH, JR. James K. Polk, Jacksonian: 1795-1843. By Charles Grier Sellers, Jr. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957. Pp. xiv, 526. $7.50. Charles Grier Sellers, Jr., Bicentennial Preceptor in history at Prince­ ton University...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1919) 18 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 January 1919
... representatives to use their influ­ ence to prevent the nomination of candidates for the presi- 0 Balch to Wm. Polk, Jan. 9, 1824 (Polk MSS. Library of Congress.) 44 The South Atlantic Quaeteely dency or vice-presidency by the congressional caucus. There followed an exhaustive debate, in which the theory...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1920) 19 (3): 189–200.
Published: 01 July 1920
... for the teachers reports, and on one of them an entire page is left for the record of work done to enlarge enrollment and of work done in the community outside of school work. Some of these re­ Fighting Adult Illiteracy in North Carolina 195 ports make fascinating reading. For example, Mr. A. F. Corbin, of Polk...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1950) 49 (4): 545–546.
Published: 01 October 1950
... Mr. Noblin has written a biography which needed to be written and has written it well. He consulted the available sources, including the extensive L. L. Polk Collection in possession of Miss Leonita Denmark in Raleigh, and buttressed his favorable appraisal of his central figure with the judgments...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1966) 65 (1): 160–161.
Published: 01 January 1966
... revealing entries. Neither does he give much detailed information about his cabinet members, political intimates, and events of his day as did John Quincy Adams and James K. Polk. (Incidentally, both the editor and publisher are in error in stating that only three presidents Adams, Polk, and Hayes are known...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1951) 50 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 January 1951
... of the Civil War is more interested in the Mexican War by itself, and it is thus a sounder general history. Both authors are familiar with the newer diplomatic and political histories of this period, which have done so much to rescue President Polk and Generals Scott and Taylor from oblivion. Polk...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1924) 23 (3): 225–241.
Published: 01 July 1924
... of Slidell s a really notable effort of its kind. He was establishing an intellectual claim to recognition in the event of a national Democratic victory. His claim as an active political worker was equally strong, his part in swing­ ing Louisiana into line for Polk in the campaign of 1844 arous­ ing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1907) 6 (3): 308–316.
Published: 01 July 1907
... Declara­ tion published by Judge Murphy in the Hillsboro Recorder in 1821, which was based on notes furnished by Colonel William Polk, and that Polk s text of the Resolves of May 20 was taken from a manuscript copy in possession of Dr. Joseph McKnitt Alexander; even Polk acknowledged that he could...