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The Mexican-American War

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Lerner Publications Co. , Minneapolis
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Juvenile literature., Mexican War, 1846-
StatementRuth Tenzer Feldman.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesChronicle of America"s wars
LC ClassificationsE404 .F45 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationv. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3680113M
ISBN 100822508311
LC Control Number2003023395

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There is a mix of maps, photos, illustrations and colored sidebars that bring some visual interest to the pages/5(6). Alden Carter's The Mexican War (Watts, ) covers the military side of the war, but doesn't go into as much depth on the political issues.

Nardo offers one of the best overviews of all aspects of the war currently available.1/5(1). This book covers the war beautifully, but goes into so much more about the makeup of the Mexican and American societies, the difficulties each country had in recruiting and fielding armies, the motivations of soldiers from various walks of life, and the perspectives of civilians on both sides of the by: 1.

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Could Texas have survived as an independent nation or part of Mexico. This book seeks to relate the overall events and chronology of the war and shows its impact on everyday lives. Hardcover, 80 pages4/5.

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 war.4/5(1). The Mexican-American War book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Here, for the first time, is a comprehensive, dramatic hist /5. 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 and Colorado. The Mexican-American War () marked the first U.S. armed conflict chiefly fought on foreign soil. It pitted a politically divided and militarily unprepared Mexico against the expansionist-minded administration of U.S.

President James K. Polk, who believed the United States had a “manifest destiny” to spread across. The Mexican-American War and Spanish-American War: The History of the Major Conflicts that Resulted in America’s Expansion across North America. The Mexican-American War, (Men-At-Arms Series, 56) Usually ships within 1 to 3 weeks.

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Mexican-American War: U.S. declaration of war Proclamation by Pres. James Polk printed in a leaflet declaring the United States to be at war with Mexico, printed in Printed Ephemera Collection; PortfolioFolder 4—Rare Book and Special Collections/Library.

The Mexican–American War, also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in Mexico as the Intervención Estadounidense en México (U.S. intervention in Mexico), was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from to It followed in the wake of the U.S.

annexation of Texas, which Mexico still considered Mexican territory since the government did not Result: American victory, Treaty of Guadalupe. 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 bring some visual interest to the pages. Explores the causes, battles, and aftermath of the Mexican&#;American War. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and a "Voices from the Past" feature make this book an exciting and informative : Weigl Pub Inc.

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. Print shows a scene from the Battle of Monterrey, led by General Zachary Taylor and General William J. Worth, during the Mexican-American War Library of Congress.

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InPresident James K Author: American Experience. 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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"Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this is the best military history of that conflict Leading personalities, civilian and military, Mexican and American, are given incisive and fair evaluations.

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.

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The Mexican American War. When America too. The Mexican-American War and how it was percieved in the American imagination. The Mexican War, by K. Jack Bauer; Robert W. Johannsen (Introduction by). 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 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. There is a moment in the book early in Grant’s career as a soldier where he was sent to hunt down a band of guerrillas, shaking with fear as he arrived at their camp only to find they had run away.

On first glance, the Mexican-American War seems to be a simple border dispute. However, upon closer examination, it is clear that the war was also about slavery, politics, citizenship, and resources.

Illuminating text explores the events preceding the war, the motivations of the key players, and the effects on Mexican, American, and indigenous. Nearly all of the Civil War's greatest soldiers - Grant, Lee, Sherman, Davis, and Jackson - were forged in the heat of the Mexican War.

This is their story. At this fascinating juncture of American history, a group of young men came together to fight as friends - only, years later, to fight again as enemies.

4 out of 5 stars. In Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies, John M. Belohlavek tells the story of women on both sides of the Mexican-American War () as they were propelled by the bloody conflict to adopt new roles and expand traditional ones. American women “back home” functioned as anti-war activists, pro-war supporters, and pioneering female journalists.

Others moved west and established their own Author: John M. Belohlavek. This is a well-researched and engaging history of the Mexican-American War and its implications for the Civil War, the figures involved, and the concept of Manifest Destiny.

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A fully illustrated compendium of pivotal figures, battles, and political strategies of the Mexican-American War. Between andthe United States and Mexico engaged in a conflict that resulted in major Mexican territorial losses and honed the battlefield skills of Ulysses S.

Grant, Robert E. Lee, and other U.S. officers who later took part in the Civil : The Mexican-American War (Book): Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta: The Mexican-American War was a turning point in the fortunes of both the United States and Mexico.

Behind the momentous events were prominent people, from James K. Polk to Abraham Lincoln, from Antonio Lspez de Santa Anna to Zachary Taylor.

This book explores the contributions of the most influential figures involved in the .