Brendan P's Mexican American timeline

By MsOlson
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    Mexican American war

  • Texas Admitted to the union

    Texas is annexed to the union by president John Tyler
  • US Tried to buy land (Sidel and Polk)

    President Herrera is labled a traitor by newspapers because they think he is going to sell Mexicos northern territories.
  • US troops stationed at disputed border

    General Taylor marches his army into disputed territory.
  • US declares war

    Polk is asked by General Taylor to declare war.
  • US victories

    The Batlle of Buena, Taylor defeats Santa Anna
  • Mexico City surrendered

    US Army takes over Mexico City.
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo is signed.