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Mexican- American War
Transcript of Mexican- American War
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
General General Antonio López de Santa Anna
General José Joaquín de Herrera
President Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga
General Mariano Arista
Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo
Valentín Gomez Farias
President Benito Juárez
President Porfirio Diaz. American Warriors:
Stephen F. Austin
President James K. Polk
President John Tyler
General Zachary Taylor
Commodore David Conner
Commissioner John Slidell
Captain John C. Fremont
Colonel Stephen W. Kearny
Commodore John Sloat
General Winfield Scott
Ulysses S. Grant
James Bowie. The Mexicans attacked on American troops along the southern border of Texas.
A U.S. Border Patrol officer had encountered four heavily armed Mexican army soldiers on the U.S. border. Having them arrested.
During and after the war, many in the United States placed the majority of the blame for the Mexican-American War squarely on the shoulders of Mexico. ... So, the Americans believed they were on Texan (soon to be American) soil, while the Mexicans believed that the Americans were on Mexican soil.
The Mexican-American War began on April 25,1846
The war ended on February 2, 1848
The Mexican-American War, or simply the Mexican War as it was previously known, was fought mostly in southern Texas and northern Mexico, central Mexico, and southern California.
States that formerly belonged to Mexico, including California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas; they began creating communities in Los Angeles, Santa Ana, California, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago and other steel producing regions
The war was also fought on the border of Mexico taking up half of the city of Mexico. The life for the Mexicans during the war was hard due to all the distractions and the noise that the war had made.