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  • Texas Admitted to the Union

    Texas Admitted to the Union
    The Texas congress excepts the Annexation offer from the US, and it becomes part of the united states of America.
  • US tried to Buy Land (Slidel and Polk)

    US tried to Buy Land (Slidel and Polk)
    President Polk sends John Slidell to negotiate with the Mexicans about the land. These lands are California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Texas, and oklahoma.
  • Us troops Stationed at disputed Border

    Us troops Stationed at disputed Border
    General Taylor's troops head towards the Rio Grande and towards the disputed land.
  • US declares war

    Polk gets the letter from Taylor and thens asks congress to declare war on Mexico.
  • The Battle of Buena Vista

    The Battle of Buena Vista
    Taylor was outnumbered but defeated the Mexicans by using his army's huger firepower at this battle.
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    Us army occupies Mexico City and takes control of the goverment.
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
    Negotiators sign the treaty and then it was rushed up to Washington D.C.
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