John Tyler accepts the resolution of the Annexation of Texas
US Tried to buy Land
President Polk sends John Slidell to by the Northern Territories of the Mexican land such as New Mexico and California. Herrera, the Mexican leader refuses to meet with the US land buyer because he thinks that the public won't like him if he does so.
US troops Stationed at Disputed Border
General Taylor and his men go to the border which is the Rio Grande
US Declares War
Polk asks Congress to get a 10,000,000 loan for the war with the Mexicans that will intimidate the Mexicans into selling New Mexico, Texas and California to the US.
Taylor leads US to first 2 victories
US wins the first two battles against Mexico which causes the Mexicans to move back across the Rio Grande.
Mexico City Surrounded
U.S, captures Mexico City
Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
The Negotiators and Trist agree to the treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo which is brought baack to Washington DC in a hurry.