Sidel is sent to the Mexican President to buy New Mexico and California, but is turned down by President Herrera. Herrera refuses to meet Sidel altogether.
Texas Admitted to the Union
The annexation document is accepted and ratified by both Polk, the Texas government, and Mexico by this time. Texas joins the United States Union.
US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border
The army marches past the Neuces River, into disputed territory claimed by both Mexico and the United States.
US Declares War
General Taylor's message is receieved by President Polk, who asks Congress to declare war on Mexico.
Battle of Mexico City
It struck the final blow towards Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's defensive line. IT was a well thought out and ocmplicated plan, directing several generals and their battalions towards a castle styled fort.
Mexico City Surrendered
Mexico City has been captured but the United States, and Mexico City surrenders.
Treaty of Gaudalupe Hidalgo
The treaty was signed in Gaudalupe Hidalgo, a city in north of the region. It required Mexico to cede nearly half of it's territory in exchange for $15 million.