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Mexican-American War
1846-1848
Mexican Americn War DocumentsOne area the United States eyed for acquisition was Southwestern region which was under control of Mexico. President James K. Polk provoked a reaction from the Mexican forces and with the military leadership of Zachery Taylor they rapidly defeated the Mexican Army and secured the land they call the Southwest under the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Number of Troops 78,718 Deaths 1,733 Other Deaths 1,550 Wounded 4,152
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The Mexican-American War

by Emily Raabe

To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination

by Robert W. Johannsen

The Mexican-American War: A Primary Source History of the Expansion of the ...

by Liz Sonneborn
The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War: A Political, Social ...,
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PBS The Mexican War 1848 US Mexican American War
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Wikipedia Scholarly Articles United States-Mexican War
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History Guy The Mexican War
U.S. History.org Manifest Destiny Essay By M.T. Lubragge
US-Mexican War Handbook of Texas
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