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May 12, 1846 - The Senate approved a resolution declaring war with Mexico by a vote of 40 to 2. May 13, 1846 - President Polk signed "An act providing for the ...

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

Determined to acquire the land, Polk sent American troops to Texas in January of 1846 to provoke the Mexicans into war.

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

Following Texas' successful war of independence against Mexico in 1836, President Martin van Buren refrained from annexing Texas after the Mexicans ...

www.cliffsnotes.com/study-guides/history/us-history-i/expansion-war-and-sectional-tensions/war-with-mexico

President Polk signed the declaration of war against Mexico on May 13, 1846. The war in California and New Mexico. If Texas provided the spark for war, ...

www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtid=2&psid=3264

The underlying cause of the Mexican War was the movement of American pioneers into lands claimed by Mexico. The immediate reason for the conflict was the ...

www.ducksters.com/history/westward_expansion/mexican-american_war.php

The Mexican-American War was fought between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848. It was primarily over the territory of Texas. Background

www.houstonchronicle.com/spiritoftexas175th/article/Mexico-s-loss-was-huge-in-brief-battle-with-15777053.php

Dec 14, 2020 ... Texas may have wrenched itself away from Mexico in that battle of San Jacinto in 1836, but Santa Anna, even in defeat, never recognized its ...

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April 25, 1846 - Skirmish at Rancho Carricitos. Mexican forces capture 46 U.S. soldiers. April 30, 1846 - The Mexican Army starts crossing the Rio Grande to ...

case.edu/ech/articles/m/mexican-american-war

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR. Many of the 10000 people living in Cleveland in 1846, and citizens of northern Ohio generally, were not inclined to support the...

www.whitehousehistory.org/the-president-and-washington-during-the-war-with-mexico

James Knox Polk was at home in Columbia, Tennessee, when he judged that it was about time to find out the results of the election. A dispatch from Washington  ...