event in the mexican american war

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    events in the mexican american war

  • stephen austin moves 300 families to texas

  • stephen austin goes to mexico city to press for texas statehood

  • texas gains its independence

  • the battle of the alamo

  • battle of san jacinto

  • james k. polk is elected president

  • Zachary Taylor sends troops across the Nueces River

  • polk asks congress to declare war on mexico

  • the bear flag republic

  • Trist is sent to mexico to discuss terms to end the war

  • Los Ninos Heroes jump to their deaths rather than surrender

  • winfield Scott captures veracruz

  • stephen kearney accepts california for the U.S

  • mexico city surrenders

  • The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified

  • The U.S congress gets rid of article ten of the Treat of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  • Manuel Armijo surrenders New Mexico