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www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-congress-declares-war-on-mexico

Under the threat of war, the United States had refrained from annexing Texas after the latter won independence from Mexico in 1836. But in 1844, President ...

www.history.com/topics/mexican-american-war/mexican-american-war

The Mexican-American War, waged between the United States and Mexico from ... Nonetheless, annexation procedures were quickly initiated after the 1844 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War

Polk had pledged to seek expanded territory in Oregon and Texas, as part of his campaign in 1844, but the regular army was not sufficiently large to sustain ...

library.uta.edu/usmexicowar/timeline

The U.S. - Mexico War (1846-1848) is the largest and most significant armed struggle between two nations in the western hemisphere. Learn more about this ...

www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/grant-mexican-american-war

Worth, during the Mexican-American War.1855. Library of Congress. In 1844, President James K. Polk ran on a Democratic platform that supported manifest ...

history.state.gov/milestones/1830-1860/texas-annexation

Following Texas' successful war of independence against Mexico in 1836, ... action concerning annexation until 1844, when President John Tyler restarted ...

umich.edu/~ac213/student_projects06/magsylje/history.html

From 1846 to 1848, U.S. and Mexican troops fought against one another in the Mexican-American War. Ultimately, it was a battle for land where Mexico was ...

www.britannica.com/event/Mexican-American-War

Mexican-American War, war between the U.S. and Mexico from 1846 to 1848. It was caused by a territorial dispute stemming from the United States' annexation ...

millercenter.org/president/polk/foreign-affairs

Although Mexico had promised war against the United States if it annexed Texas, ... During the 1844 campaign, Polk had pledged to settle the boundary of the ...

www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/civil-war-era/sectional-tension-1850s/v/the-mexican-american-war

The war began in April of 1846. A Mexican cavalry brigade attacked US forces who were under the command of General Zachary Taylor across the Rio Grande  ...