Costis W Mexican American War Timeline

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    Mexican War

  • Texas Admitted to the Union

    President Jonh Tyler signs a Congressional resolution to make Texas part of the Union
  • US Tried to Buy Land (Slidell and Polk)

    US Tried to Buy Land (Slidell and Polk)
    President Polk sends John Slidell to Mexico so he can try to buy New Mexico and California
  • US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border

    General Zachary Taylor marches his army towards the Rio Grande which moved the disputed territory that was claimed by the US and Mexico
  • US Declares War

    US Declares War
    President Polk asks Congress to declare war on Mexico and Congress approves
  • Battle of Monterrey

    Battle of Monterrey
    Taylor's army attacks the city and wins in order to cut off Northern Mexico
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    Mexico City Surrendered
    American army takes Mexico City
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
    Negotiators sign the treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo, officialy ending the war