Jason T's Mexican American War Timeline

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    Mexican American War

  • Texas Admitted to Union

    Texas Admitted to Union
    John Tyler signs bill to annex Texas into the union.
  • US Tried to Buy Land (Sidel and Polk)

    US Tried to Buy Land (Sidel and Polk)
    John Sidell was sent to Mexico to try to purchase Texas land.
  • US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border

    US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border
    U.S. General Taylor moves his army to the Rio Grande
  • U.S. Declares War

    U.S. Declares War
    When President Polk recieved General Taylors letter, Polk went to Congress and they declared war against Mexico.
  • U.S. Victories - Battle of Monterrey

    U.S. Victories - Battle of Monterrey
    General Taylors army invades Monterrey in attempt to cut off Northern Mexico
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    Mexico City Surrendered
    This concluded the battle of Mexico City.
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
    The Mexican negotiators signed it soon before it was rushed to Washington, DC.