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American Mexican war , Political cartoon

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nicole mendoza

on 19 December 2013

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American Mexican war , Political cartoons
Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott enters Mexico City in command of U.S. troops

This picture
depicts the bloodiest part of the Battle of Monterrey
This cartoon depicts U.S. General Zachary Taylor sitting atop the skulls of Mexican-American war casualties.
In the Battle of Monterrey (September 21–24, 1846) during the Mexican-American War, General Pedro de Ampudia and the Mexican Army of the North was defeated by the Army of Occupation, a force of United States Regulars, Volunteers and Texas Rangers under the command of General Zachary Taylor
After , and Before ?
this picture has a lot of feeling , everything that is in that picture ,has a meaning . the first one , is all 'perfect' , its standing good, the little flowers are there , the eagle looks good.
but on the other side its obviously the opposite, the little flowers are not there , the eagle has no feathers , and even the facial expression changed .
Mexican flag.
As you can see , the eagle in the mexican flag is being shot , and the fact that the cartoonist did it in the flag , has a big meaning, he could have done it , just without the flag but with the flag in the background , it has more .... patriotic.
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