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    disregard for the toll a war can take on human lives. When the Alamo was fought back in February 1836, it was about the independence of Texas from Mexico. In retaliation of the death and destruction of human life, Sam Houston retaliated in April and killed 630 Mexican soldiers and took General Santa Anna prisoner (Tindall & Shi, 2010). This was the start of the independence of Texas and the quest for annexation into the United States, which ultimately led to the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848. This

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    The Mexican-American war determined the destiny of the United States of America, it determined whether or not it would become a world power and it established the size of the United States of America. Perhaps the war was inevitable due to the idea of Manifest Destiny - Americans thought they had the divine right to extend their territory. The Mexican-American War started mainly because of the annexation of the Republic of Texas (established in 1836 after breaking away from Mexico). The United States

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    influenced the outcome of the Mexican-American War. After the colonization law of 1824, Mexico City had paid little attention to its northern provinces, finding plenty of issues much closer to central Mexico to stir their political passions and command their full attention. A series of events in Texas, however, soon converted the state into nothing less than a national obsession, and that obsession goes far toward explaining the course and failure of the Mexican-American War. Mexico from the outset of

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    United States of America has been through many wars, wars concerning many things such as land oil, pride and respect. However, when the United States went to war with Mexico, it was planned over greed. The Mexican- American war was a war provoked by the United States, in efforts to expand the coasts of the country. Mexico was a small under privileged country who had previously to the war had already lost part of their country (Texas). Needless to say this war was cut throat and violent, it was however

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    The Mexican-American War. The Mexican-American war was a process of years of battles between the Mexicans and Americans but I think after this informational paper, you’ll seem to know a little bit more knowledge about it. How it all started, well in the beginning, the Americans and Mexicans both wanted to control Texas, but at the time it was a part of the Mexican territory, well soon enough Americans wanted control over it so badly that they started to travel into Texas’s land. Part of the reason

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    went to a plantation nearby and didn’t take any precautions to prevent a surprise while they entered. Captain Thornton believed that the Mexican didn’t cross the river, and if they had, that they would not fight. While Captain Thornton was distracted talking the enemy was seen coming with a larger amount of men. The small American army tried to escape, but the Mexican army surrounded them and started to attack and shooting at us in every direction. Captain T...

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    The Causes of the War of 1812 and American Mexican War Was it a Justified War? "After reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood upon the American Soil. She has proclaimed that hostilities have commenced, and that the two nations are at war," is what President James K. Polk has sent to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in May 11, 1846. The American Mexican War began for which state would have

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    The United States war with Mexico was fought from 1846-1848; Americas “Manifest Destiny” expansion was a primary reason for this conflict. The United States wanted Mexico’s territory, which encompassed Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and parts of Colorado and Wyoming. There was still a dispute over Texas, which had been ceded by Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna in exchange for his freedom after being captured during the 1836 Texas Revolution. The United States had offered to forgive

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    conscientiously can have any leisure.” This definitely was true during the war between the United States and Mexico. Also known as the Mexican war. This war mainly happened because of Texas. After Texas won its independence from Mexico Texas wanted to be part of the U.S. Two times Texas wanted to annex itself to the union. Except twice they were rejected. The main reason why the United States said no, was that the Mexican officials still regarded Texas as part of their country and, so the United

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    States troops had no effect starting the war with Mexico for their territory. “The United States has sought to resolve its differences with Mexico diplomatically, but Mexico has refused to engage in peaceful diplomacy.” The Mexican-American War had 3 main topics. The United States military forces, The issue: to go to war or not, and the causes of war. Those topics help the war come together and help the american troops move forward in the battle. The American troops struggled in the beginning of the

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