What does Contiguous United States mean?


What does Contiguous United States mean?

James Polk:

James Polk was the 11th U.S. president who governed from 1849 to 1853 and ran on the campaign slogan "54-40 or Fight" which referred to the northernmost portion of the Oregon Territory at parallel 54 and 40 degrees.

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The Contiguous United States means the connected states on the North American continent or the lower 48 states.

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President James K. Polk's Accomplishments in the Lower 48 States


Chapter 9 / Lesson 4

United States President James K Polk served as president during the Mexican-American War. Learn about the 49th parallel, the war with Mexico, the Treaty of Guadalupe, and how they expanded the boundaries of the United States.

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