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Polk's Campaign Promises

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James Knox Polk campaigned on the promise that he had four goals.

Which of the following was NOT one of those goals?

A

Building a transcontinental railroad.

B

Resolving the question over who possessed the Oregon Territory in the US's favor.

C

Lowering the tariffs.

D

Creating an independent treasury instead of chartering another Bank of the United States.

E

Annexing Texas and acquiring more land in the Southwest.