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Mexican War (History of American Civilization)

Otis A. Singletary

Mexican War (History of American Civilization)

by Otis A. Singletary

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Published by University of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9601133M
    ISBN 100226760596
    ISBN 109780226760599

    More than an isolated episode, the Mexican War was the culmination of a series of events that began before Mexican independence and included treaty arrangements with Spain, the revolt of Mexico\'s northern province of Texas, and the growing discord over American reactions to Texan independence. The legacy of the war was dire for both countries. OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. "Texas Annexation Sesquicentenary, " Description: xviii, pages ; 29 cm: Responsibility: compiled and.

    Robert W. Johannsen, To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination Johannsen's book represents a rich cultural history of the place and the significance that the war occupied in the minds of Americans who were, for the most part, far removed from the conflict. Books: u.s.- mexican war (america at war) (book) Chronicles the causes and events of the Mexican War, from Mexico''s struggle for recognition as an independent country to the war''s end in Other Files to Download: [PDF] Maps & Dreams/5().

    Explore our list of Mexican-American War, >Teen nonfiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. The book “The Mexican-American War: A Short History” gives a concise look at the factors leading up to the war, the details of the battles, and reveals the impact the war had on both countries. To illustrate the story there are over a dozen pictures of the people, places, and events that were part of the Rating: % positive.


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Living Through the Mexican-American War by John DiConsiglio does a great job of presenting this conflict as well as other related stories covering the years The book itself is colorful and has a nice layout.

There is a mix of maps, photos, illustrations and colored sidebars that Mexican War book some visual interest to the pages/5(6). Robert W. Johannsen, who introduces this Bison Books edition of The Mexican War, is a professor of history at the University of Illinois, Urbana, and the author of To the Halls of Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination ().Cited by: The History Guy: The U.S.-Mexican Mexican War book ().

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. In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that would become California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and parts of Wyoming.

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.

The Mexican War () was the US. Army's first experience waging an extended conflict in a foreign land. This brief war is often overlooked by casual students of history since it occurred so close to the American Civil War and is overshadowed by the latter's sheer size and scope.

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The coming of war is seen as unavoidable, given American expansion and Mexican resistance to loss of territory, compounded by the fact that neither side understood the other. The Mexican Dirty War (Spanish: Guerra sucia) refers to the Mexican theater of the Cold War, an internal conflict in the s and s between the Mexican PRI-ruled government under the presidencies of Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Luis Echeverría and José López Portillo, which were backed by the US government, and left-wing student and guerrilla groups.

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It includes an overview on the war and its aftermath, biographical essays, an interactive timeline, video clips, and lesson plans. It also contains primary-source materials such as maps, illustrations, and posters. The Second Mexican War was a conflict fought from J until Ap It was fought between the United States of America on one side and an alliance of the Confederate States of America, Britain and France on the other.

Despite the name which came to be attached to this war, the government of Mexico itself had a minor role at best in the conflict. The war began when hard-line. Mexican War, –48, armed conflict between the United States and Mexico.

Causes While the immediate cause of the war was the U.S. annexation of Texas (Dec., ), other factors had disturbed peaceful relations between the two republics.

The Mexican-American War was a conflict that occurred as the result of Mexican resentment over the US annexation of Texas and a border dispute.

Fought between andthe majority of the significant battles took place between April and September The Mexican War and Its Warriors: Comprising a Complete History of all the Operations of the American Armies in Mexico, with Biographical Sketches. in the Regular Army & Volunteer Force by Frost LLD, J.

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So Far From God: The U.S. War with Mexico, () excerpt and text search; Foos, Paul. A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict during the Mexican War () excerpt and text search; Hamilton, Holman, Zachary Taylor: Soldier of the Republic, ().

Written during the war with Mexico Gathering Laurels in Mexico: diary of an American soldier in the Mexican American War by Chauncey F. Sargent; Ann B. James (Editor) Call Number: Spec. Coll. Military ES27 Mexican American War stock pictures and images Browse mexican american war stock photos and images available, or search for war of or spanish american war to.

Mexican War synonyms, Mexican War pronunciation, Mexican War translation, English dictionary definition of Mexican War. A war between the United States and Mexico, resulting in the cession by Mexico of lands now constituting all or most of the states of California.

War of in the Old Northwest - Duration: WGTE Public Mediaviews. Dinesh D'Souza - Did America Steal Mexican Land? [Link to Book in Description] - .He calls the Mexican-American War one of the worst and most pointless wars, and the Civil War one of the most important and justified.

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