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Encyclopedia of the Mexican American War

Frazier

Encyclopedia of the Mexican American War

by Frazier

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL10087149M
    ISBN 100133424944
    ISBN 109780133424942

    Despite taking place in the American Southwest and Central America, the Mexican-American War () had significant ties to the Philadelphia area. As one of the most populous urban centers in the country, the Delaware Valley became a hotbed of activity for one of the most controversial wars in American history. The U.S. and Mexico at War, (), ; an encyclopedia with articles by scholars ; Heidler, David S. and Heidler, Jeanne T. The Mexican ood, pp. basic survey, with some key primary sources; Meed, Douglas. The Mexican War, (). 96pp by British scholar excerpt and text search; Smith, Justin H.

    Encyclopedia Britannica, On first glance, the Mexican-American War seems to be a simple border dispute. However, upon closer examination, it is clear that the war was also about slavery, politics, citizenship, and resources. Illuminating text explores the events preceding the war, the motivations of the key players, and the effects on Mexican, American, and indigenous people. Hostilities between the United States and Mexico commenced with the ambush of a small American reconnaissance patrol north of the Rio Grande River near Matamoros, Mexico, on 25 April By the time Pres. James K. Polk, a Democrat, received news of the ambush on the evening of 9 May, Maj. Gen. Zachary Taylor’s army [ ].

    On February 2, , Trist and representatives of the Mexican government signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican-American War. By terms of the agreement, Mexico gave up all claims to Texas above the Rio Grande and ceded New Mexico and California. The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War [3 Volumes]: A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer Tucker starting at $ The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War [3 Volumes]: A Political, Social, and Military History has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.


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military, political, and foreign policy precedents. The Mexican-American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico, fought from April to February Won by the Americans and damned by its contemporary critics as expansionist, it resulted in the U.S. gaining more thansquare miles (1, square km) of Mexican territory extending westward from the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean.

Mexican War (–48).After weeks of fruitless diplomacy, the United States and the republic of Mexico declared war on each other in the spring of By the s, many Americans held the view that the United States should reach from the Atlantic all the way to the PacificDemocrat James K.

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The Mexican War of Independence (Spanish: Guerra de Independencia de México) was an armed conflict and political process, lasting from toresulting in Mexico's independence from was not a single, coherent event, but local and regional struggles that occurred within the same time period, and can be considered a revolutionary civil war.

This user-friendly encyclopedia comprises a wide array of accessible yet detailed entries that address the military, social, political, cultural, and economic aspects of the Mexican-American : NOOK Book (Ebook). The Mexican War was triggered by American expansionism and President James K.

Polk’s desire to annex the Republic of Texas as a state. As a frontier state, Arkansas was called upon early to supply troops after war against Mexico had been declared on By war’s end, about 1, Arkansans had served, and Senator Ambrose Sevier of Arkansas had.

A fully illustrated compendium of pivotal figures, battles, and political strategies of the Mexican-American War. The Mexican-American War ranks among the most consequential events in the history of both nations.

Although the casus belli for the United States’sdeclaration of war was the Mexican ambush of a U.S. Army patrol in the disputed Nueces Strip on April 25 of that year, two underlying causes rendered conflict inevitable.

The dispute over Texas was the Cited by: 1. Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War. by Mark Crawford. A bloody and hard-fought conflict, the Mexican-American War was the early training ground for many of the most important military figures in American history, including Ulysses S.

Grant and Robert E. Lee. The Mexican-American War (–)CausesManifest DestinySince the settlement of Plymouth Colony inwhite Americans felt their presence in the New World was their deliverance, reward, and providence.

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military, political, and foreign policy : ABC-CLIO.So Far from God: The U.S. War With Mexico, by John S. D. Eisenhower Book Description: The Mexican-American War of the s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott.

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