Saturday Webinar: James K. Polk

On November 10, 2015 hosted the fifth in this school year’s American Presidents webinar series, this time focusing on the single term presidency of James K. Polk. The 72-minute discussion between scholars was attended by a live teacher audience of 69 from across the country, and touched on topics from Polk’s role in Manifest Destiny to the Mexican War, and his impact on America of his times and afterward.


Session 17: The Causes of the Civil War


Session 18: The Rights and Wrongs of Secession

Join your fellow teachers in exploring America’s history.