Web Results

library.uta.edu/usmexicowar

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.iowanationalguard.com/History/History/Pages/Mexican-War.aspx

The annexation of Texas to the United States in 1845 brought on a war with Mexico in the spring of 1846. The war, which lasted for a year and a half, involved  ...

www.tolerance.org/classroom-resources/texts/hard-history/war-with-Mexico

In his editorial, Douglass argues that the Mexican War was a mechanism to expand slavery.

library.brown.edu/create/modernlatinamerica/chapters/chapter-14-the-united-states-and-latin-america/primary-documents-w-accompanying-discussion-questions/abraham-lincoln-on-the-mexican-american-war-1846-48

Speech delivered in the House of Representatives, January 12, 1848: Although most U.S. politicians supported the Mexican-American War, among the

marrs.ops.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=_WPB9HxgIFo%3D&tabid=828&portalid=0&mid=5048

This theory suggests that Mexican-American War was caused by Americans' unrelenting desire to expand. President James K. Polk shared this vision of Manifest ...

www.nps.gov/common/uploads/teachers/lessonplans/Mexican-War-timeline.pdf

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 ...

teachinghistory.org/history-content/ask-a-historian/22205

As a condition of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the Mexican War , the government of Mexico ceded to the U.S. a vast amount of territory that ...

www.sparknotes.com/history/american/westwardexpansion/section10

He immediately demanded that Congress appropriate funds for war, proclaiming that the Mexicans had initiated a full- blown conflict. Somewhat reluctantly, ...

amhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/printable/section.asp?id=4

America went to war to gain territory from Mexico and expand the nation's boundary from Texas to California. President James K. Polk believed it was the ...

millercenter.org/the-presidency/presidential-speeches/may-13-1846-announcement-war-mexico

... have declared by their act bearing date this day that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war exists between that Government and the United States: ...