Murathan S Mexiacn-American War

By MsOlson
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    Mexican-American War

  • Texas Admitted To The Union

    Texas Admitted To The Union
    President John Tyler signs the resolution to annex Texas
  • US Tried to Buy Land

    US Tried to Buy Land
    President Polk talks about the U.S. needing to expand in his speech and also ''extending the dominious of peace''
  • US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border

    US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border
    General Taylor marches his troops to Rio Grande moving into disput torritery
  • US Declares War

    US Declares War
    President Polk asks the U.S. Congress to declare war on Mexico after reading General Tylor's letter
  • US Victories

    US Victories
    The Battle of Monterey was a mjor battle for the US because General Taylor's (American) victory against General Pedro de Ampudia (Mexican) allowed the U.S. government recurit more troops
  • Mexico City Surrenderd

    Mexico City Surrenderd
    The U.S. Amey led by General Pillow occupies Mexico City by attcking the Chapultapec which was the last city they needed to surround Mexico City and did this by beatting the Mexican army led by General Antonio López de Santa Anna
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
    The Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo was a treaty which was gave the U.S. 55% of Mexico's territory (Arizona, California, New Mexico, and parts of Colorado, Nevada and Utah) in exchage for fifteen million dollar in compensation for the war damage in Mexico