The result of the Mexican American War was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, which stated that Mexico had to give up land to the United States, including Texas. That land now makes up the states of California, Utah and Nevada, as well as parts of Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and Arizona. The
The differences between Mexican and American culture include family, religion, education, nationalism, personal sensitivity, personal appearance and status. Although Mexico and America share a continent, Mexico is a different country that speaks a different language. Mexico has a different history,
World War I had far-reaching consequences in a variety of areas, but the most prominent was the near-destruction of Germany and the direct cause of World War II. Other consequences include the downfall of the Russian tsar and the loss of many European colonies on other continents. Finally, it allowe
In addition to the untold consequences for military families due to the massive loss of 58,000 American lives during the conflict, the Vietnam War led to the end of the military draft in the United States, a reduction in the voting age to age 18, restriction of a sitting president's ability to send
A barrier grew between the Near East and Greece, as a result of the Persian Wars. It took until the middle of the following century to break the barrier.
Mexican cuisine centers on corn, chili peppers, fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products like cream and cheese, and a variety of meats. Some of the most famous Mexican foods are tacos, enchiladas, tortillas and salsa.
The Spanish-American War was the conflict that ended Spain's ruling over the colonies in the Americas. The end of this war also allowed the United States to acquire territories in Latin America and the western Pacific Ocean.
After rebellion broke out in Cuba in 1895, the Spanish-American war began when reports of Spain's vicious military tactics led to public outcry in the United States. The destruction of an American battleship, the USS Maine, and the U.S. government's resolution to stop Spanish occupation by force spa
The Spanish-American War lasted three months, two weeks and four days in 1898. The conflict centered on Cuba. Journalism scare tactics helped to fuel the war.
The Mexican Revolution was caused by the policies of Dictator Porfirio Díaz Mori. The primary cause was several land laws passed by Mori that made it illegal for Mexican nationals to own land without a formal legal title. In addition, Mori allocated a large amount of Mexican land to other countries,