The Mexican–American War, also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in Mexico as the Intervención Estadounidense en México (U.S. intervention in Mexico), was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848. It followed the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico still considered Mexican territory since the government did not recognize the treaty ...
On April 25, 1846, Mexican cavalry attacked a group of U.S. soldiers in the disputed zone under the command of General Zachary Taylor, killing about a dozen. They then laid siege to an American...
Mexican-American War, also called Mexican War, Spanish Guerra de 1847 or Guerra de Estados Unidos a Mexico (“War of the United States Against Mexico”), war between the United States and Mexico (April 1846–February 1848) stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over whether Texas ended at the Nueces River (Mexican claim) or the Rio Grande (U.S. claim).
The Mexican-American War, waged between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848, helped to fulfill America's "manifest destiny" to expand its territory across the entire North American...
The U.S.-Mexican War— (1846-1848): CAUSES, TIMELINE, AND FACTS The Mexican-American War was the first major conflict driven by the idea of "Manifest Destiny"; the belief that America had a God-given right, or destiny, to expand the country's borders from 'sea to shining sea'.
The United States and Mexico went to war in May 1846. Except for the first battles fought in a disputed border area, all of the fighting took place in Mexico. The United States invaded and occupied Mexico City. The war took the lives of at least 25,000 Mexicans and nearly 14,000 U.S. soldiers.
U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848) This PBS site chronicles the events of the border disputes through multiple points of view to provide an enlightened perspective on the subject. Includes histories, articles, essays, a timeline, and a moderated discussion area for visitors.
On May 8, 1846, U.S. and Mexican soldiers met on the field of battle. For two years, over 150,000 soldiers fought a war that forever changed these young countries. All sacrificed part, if not all, of their life. Some became famous while others faded into the annals of history.
Mexican War veterans : a complete roster of the regular and volunteer troops in the war between the United States and Mexico, from 1846 to 1848 ; the volunteers are arranged by states, alphabetically
"Mexican War veterans : a complete roster of the regular and volunteer troops in the war between the United States and Mexico, from 1846 to 1848 ; the volunteers are arranged by states, alphabetically". Archive.org. Washington, D. C.: Brentano's, (A.S. Witherbee & Co., Proprietors) Smith, Horatio Davis (1932).