Jorja P. Mexican American WarTimeline

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    Mexican American War

  • Texas Admitted to the Union

    The Texas congress accepts U.S. offer of annexation.
  • U.S. Tried to Buy Land (Sidel, Polk)

    U.S. Tried to Buy Land (Sidel, Polk)
    Polk sends Sidel to mexico to try to buy Mexico and California,but the plan fails when inforamtion of the U.S.'s plan is leaked to the Mexican press.
  • U.S. Troops Stationed at Disputed Border

    U.S. Troops Stationed at Disputed Border
    Polk sends orders to General Taylor to move from Corpus Christi to the Río Grande; the border of the disputed territory.
  • U.S. Declares War

    U.S. Declares War
    Taylor asks U.S. Congress to declare war on Mexico.
  • U.S. Victories

    U.S. Victories
    BAttles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma: Taylor's army wons both battles, driving Mexicans back across the Rio Grande.
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    Unable to get reinforcements during the Battle of Mexico City, the Mexicans surrender.
  • Treaty of Guadelope Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelope Hidalgo
    Negotiators sign Treaty of Guadelope Hidalgo, and it is rused to Washington.