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What did President James Polk hope to gain as a result of provoking a war with Mexico? (Points : 3) control of the Rio Grande additional territory including California and New Mexico
support from the Native Americans in the Southwest clarification of the border between the United States and Mexico
What did President James Polk hope to gain as a result of provoking a war with Mexico? Polk wanted control of the Rio Grande additional territory including California and New Mexico.
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