James K. POlk gives a speech about expanding America.
Texas Admitted to the Union
Texas acceptsd America's offer of annexation and Texas is added to the union.
U.S. troops stationed at disputed border.
U.S. troops march south under the rule of General Taylor. They are then stationed at the America-Mexico disputed land.
U.S. declares war.
President Polk asks Congress to declare war on Mexico.
Battle of Monterrey
General Taylor cuts off Northern Mexico by capturing the city of Monterrey, after this battle stories of General Talor's success soon reaches all of America, and this helped the government rally more troops.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Negotiators sign the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the war, the treaty was immediately rushed to Washingto D.C.