Marina P Mexican and American War Timeline

By MsOlson
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    Mexican American War

  • US tried to Buy Land

    US tried to Buy Land
    Polk Tried to buy Texas, but Mexico said no.
  • Texas Admitted to the Union

    Texas Admitted to the Union
    Texas asked too be a state to the United States, which America said yes to.
  • US Troops Stationed at Disputive Border

    US Troops Stationed at Disputive Border
    The United states and the Mexicans had a different undrstanding of where the border should be, so America set up troops on what they thought was "there"land.
  • US Declares War

    US Declares War
    When the disputive land becomes a big problem, Meico and America fight for who should gain the most land back.
  • Battle of Capultepec

    Battle of Capultepec
    It was was a U.S. victory over Mexico outside of Chapultepec Castle west of Mexico City.
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    Mexico City Surrendered
    The conquering Mexico wasn't impressing, but the troops "wore ragged and bloodstained uniforms and Quitman only had on one shoe when he marched into the city. Worth personally took down the flag flying over the National Palace, and a U.S. Marine hoisted the U.S. flag in its place."
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
    The treaty was signed by Nicholas Trist and Luis G. Cuevas on March 2, 1848, at Guadalupe in Villa Hidalgo. Durring this as U.S troops were controling Mexico City.