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Mr.m Nick Robles

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    Mexican History

    Mexican history is both long and rich. As early as 300 B.C., indigenous people inhabited the area now known as Mexico. Over the years, various tribal groups vied for power and created longstanding cultural traditions. Eventually Spanish Conquistadors took over the area, mixing language and Mexican history forever. The history of Mexico reflects a fascinating combination of ancient peoples and European settlers
  • The Mexican American War & Hispanic Land Dispossessions

    Spanish settlements in the Southwest go back to the late 16th and early 17th centuries. The earliest settlements were in Santa Fe, which was founded in 1609.
    Over the next 200 years additional settlements were established; by the early 19th century, three major Spanish settlements were found in New Mexico territory, southern and southeastern Texas, and along the California coast.
  • Mexican War

    During the 1820s and the 1830s, thousands of Americans moved to Texas. In the early 1830s, the Mexican government enacted a series of laws designed to control the recent American immigrants to Texas. In 1836, Texans rose up against Mexico and secured their freedom. The Mexican government refused to recognize Texas' independence.
  • The Federal of 1824

  • Abrogation

    The federal constitution of 1824 is abrogated in 1835.
  • Santa Anna's government

    Santa Anna's government
    In August 1843, Santa Anna's government had informed the United States that it would "consider equivalent to a declaration of war . . . the passage of an act for the incorporation of Texas."
  • James = president

    James = president
    James Polk won the 1844 presidential election by advocating a belligerent stand against Britain on the Oregon Question.
  • Centralists give up control

    Various clashing parties of Centralists were in control of the government from 1835 to December 1844.
  • Annexation

    A dictatorial Centralist government in Mexico began the war because of the U.S. annexation (1845) of Texas, which Mexico continued to claim despite the establishment of the independent republic of Texas 10 years before.
  • The U.S. Mexican War

    The status of Texas was in limbo—the United States government was undecided whether or not to grant the Republic statehood. To complicate matters, Mexico never formally recognized Texas’ independence. The Mexican government simply viewed Texas as a rebellious territory that they would eventually reconquer. Meanwhile, President James Polk looked farther west for areas to expand the young nation. In 1845, Polk sent a diplomat to Mexico with an offer to purchase New Mexico and California from the
  • Mexican-American War

    The war grew out of the Mexican conflict with Texas. After having won its independence from Mexico in 1836, the Republic of Texas was annexed by the United States in 1845; however, the Mexican government disputed the southern border of Texas. That same year tensions between the two countries over territory were raised when the United States government offered to pay off the Mexican debt to American settlers if Mexico allowed the US to purchase the Mexican territories of California and New Mexico
  • Mexican-American War

    The Mexican-American War was a war fought between the United States and Mexico between 1846 and 1848. It is also called the US-Mexico War. In the US it is also known as the Mexican War; in Mexico it is also known as the North American Invasion of Mexico, the United States War Against Mexico, and the War of Northern Aggression (this last name is more commonly used in the Southern United States to refer to the American Civil War).
  • ATTACK!!!!!

    The war begins with an attack from the Mexicans. They attacked the American troops along the southern border.
  • Fight no more!

    Fight no more!
    Fighting ended when U.S Gen. Winfield Scott occupied Mexico City.
  • Peace Treaty

    Peace Treaty
    Peace Treaty signed at Guadalpe Hidalgo.

    The first three decades of the twentieth century saw rapid growth in the size of the California Chicano population. However, the stage for this growth had been set by years of social and economic changes in Mexico and the United States
  • Mexican Independence Day

    celebrates the events and people that eventually resulted in independence from Spain, the country that had control over the territory of New Spain, as it was also known then
  • Mexico, WAR

    The annexation of Texas caused an immediate rupture between the United States and Mexico, for the latter claimed Texas as a part of her territory, notwithstanding its independence had been acknowledged by the United States, England, France, and other governments. When Congress had adopted the joint resolution for the annexation of TEXAS to the United States, General Almonte,