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The United States won the Spanish-American War. The U.S. victory ended the Spanish empire in the Western Hemisphere and enlarged the territory of the United States, giving it a territorial imperial foothold in the Caribbean and the Pacific Ocean.

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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,

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Traditional Mexican clothing is a unique combination of European and native clothing styles. The materials used for traditional Mexican clothing are a mixture of native plants found in Mexico and resources that were introduced by the Spanish and imported from Europe.

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Americans can apply for mortgage loans on Mexican properties through Mexican lenders. While sometimes these lenders are banks, more often they are Mexican mortgage brokers, as ConfiCasa Mortgage International explains.

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The American Civil War began on April 12, 1861, with a battle at Fort Sumter in South Carolina. The war ended when General Robert E. Lee, of the Army of the Confederacy, surrendered on May 9, 1865. The last shot was fired in Texas in June of 1865.

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The Spanish-American War was triggered by the explosion of the USS Maine, which killed 266 Americans. Political tensions between Spain and the U.S. had been escalating for some time and the explosion was believed to be the result of Spanish sabotage.

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The Mexican flag is composed of three equal-sized vertical stripes in green, white and red, with the white field featuring a caracara on the Mexican coat of arms. The caracara is a type of eagle and it is depicted on the flag with a snake in its beak.

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The major battles of the Spanish American War were fought at Manila Bay in the Philippines (May 1, 1898), San Juan Heights or San Juan Hill in Cuba (July 1, 1898) and Santiago Bay in Cuba (July 3, 1898). The third of these battles desolated the Spanish fleet and forced their surrender a little over

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Mexico has many gangs, but the Sianola is one of Mexico's largest gangs and drug cartels. It is rated number five on the Forbes list of biggest organized crime groups in the world.

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Many factors contributed to the beginning of the Civil War, most notably the divisive issue of whether or not slavery would be allowed in the territories of the United States. At the time, the United States was rapidly expanding westward, and the newly-elected President Lincoln vowed that the newly-