Mexican-American War

Video Segment |07:58

Mexican-American War

Video Segment |07:58

Summarizes the causes of the Mexican-American War (also called the American Intervention in Mexico), such as the annexation of Texas and President James K. Polk's invasion of the disputed territory between the Nueces River and Rio Grande. The segment outlines the major events of the Mexican-American War, and reports that more than 100,000 United States soldiers saw action. The segment also romanticizes the US generals who invaded Mexico, and discusses the results of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

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Related Topics

  • American history
  • Bear Flag Revolt
  • Guadalupe Hidalgo
  • Mexican American
  • Mexican history
  • Mexican-American War
  • Mexico
  • Polk
  • Stephen Watts Kearny
  • Texas
  • United States history

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