Chris Ns Mexican American War Timeline

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    Mexican American War

  • Texas admitted to the union

    Texas admitted to the union
    President John Tyler signs congressional relosution to annex Texas.
  • The US tried to buy land

    The US tried to buy land
    President Polk sends John Slidell to Mexico to try to buy California and New Mexico from Mexico.
  • Troops stationed at the desputed Boarder

    Troops stationed at the desputed Boarder
    Texas joined the Union in 1845, with Mexico breaking relations with the Union and later fighting many battles.
  • War is Declared on mexico

    War is Declared on mexico
    US declares war on Mexico after they go onto our soil and shed blood.
  • Taylor wins the 2 first battles for the US

    Taylor wins the 2 first battles for the US
  • US Army surrounds mexico city

    US Army surrounds mexico city
    US army surrounds Mexico city and mexico surrenders.
  • Mexico signs treaty of Guadelupe hidalgo

    Mexico signs treaty of Guadelupe hidalgo
    Mexico and the US sign the Treaty of Gualdalupe Hidalgo, establishing a new better border for the US.