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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

The Mexican–American War, also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in ... In the 1844 United States presidential election, Democrat James K. Polk was elected on a p...

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 ...

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

In 1844, President James K. Polk ran on a Democratic platform that supported manifest ... troops to Texas in January of 1846 to provoke the Mexicans into war.

www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/minute/Senate_Votes_for_War_against_Mexico.htm

On May 12, 1846, the United States Senate voted 40 to 2 to go to war with Mexico . President James K. Polk had accused Mexican troops of having attacked ...

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.ncdcr.gov/blog/2016/05/13/the-mexican-war-erupts-1846

May 13, 2016 ... ... United States president and North Carolina native James K. Polk signed a declaration of war on Mexico. At the time of the 1844 election, ...