External Web Sites
President: An Online Reference Resource
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about Polk and his life before,
during, and after his presidential term. It additionally
provides biographical information about Sarah Polk and cabinet
officials who served in his administration, as well as a
bibliography and information on Polk's private
and public papers.
Project at Yale Law School: Inaugural Address of James K.
The Avalon Project presents the transcription of the inaugural
address of James K. Polk.
Public Library: POTUS (Presidents of the United States)
The site provides resources pertaining to Polk including
election results, a list of cabinet
documents, and points
James K. Polk Home
The site provides information about Polk, Sarah Polk, and
Polk's home in Columbia, Tennessee.
K. Polk Memorial
The state historic site commemorates significant events
in the Polk administration: the Mexican-American War, settlement
of the Oregon boundary dispute, and the annexation of California.
The site provides biographies for James
K. Polk and Sarah