Copyright

What does Contiguous United States mean?

Question:

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.

Answer and Explanation:

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer!

View this answer

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

The Contiguous United States made up...

See full answer below.


Learn more about this topic:

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

from

Chapter 9 / Lesson 4
21K

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.


Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library