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8 photos The Mexican–American War , also known as the Mexican War, was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution .
The Mexican-American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico, fought from April 1846 to February 1848.Won by the Americans and damned by its contemporary critics as expansionist, it resulted in the U.S. gaining more than 500,000 square miles (1,300,000 square km) of Mexican territory extending westward from the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean.
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The first was the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. Then it was the Crimean War, which is where Roger Fenton comes in. In the past, Fenton’s work in the Crimea has had him labeled as the first ever war photographer—a fact proven wrong by the photos of the Mexican-American war taken several years earlier.
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'Hanging of the San Patricios following the Battle of Chapultepec' by Samuel E. Chamberlain depicts a multiple execution in the aftermath of one of the battles of the Mexican-American War. (Photo ...
Mexican War, 1846-1848, Mexican War, 1846-1848 Publisher Washington, D.C. : Brentano's Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English
Up to 1.8 million people of Mexican descent—most of them American-born—were rounded up in informal raids and deported in an effort to reserve jobs for white people. Author: Becky Little
A wall with bullet holes is seen next to photos and other things sitting on a bed in an apartment in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009. A Mexican navy official said that alleged drug cartel chief Arturo Beltran Leyva and three members of his cartel were slain Wednesday inside the apartment during a shootout with sailors.