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    Mexican American War

  • Texas Admimitted to the Union

    Texas Admimitted to the Union
    President Tyler annexes Texas
  • US Tries to Buy Land

    President Polk sends John Sidel to Mexico with directions to buy New Mexico and Califonia. Mexican newspapers claim that the President Herrera is traitor because he is selling land to "northerners". Herrera decides not to meet with Sidel.
  • US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border

    US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border
    General Zachary Taylor and his troops are sent south to disputed territory claimed by both Mexico and the US
  • US Declares War

    US Declares War
    President Polk sends a request to Congress for a declaration of war towards Mexico
  • Battle of Monterrey

    Battle of Monterrey
    Taylor's Army invades the city of Monterrey and defeats General Pedro de Ampudia's troops
  • Battle of Buena Vista

    Battle of Buena Vista
    Taylor's army is outnumbered by General Santa Anna's troops but they are able to defeat Santa Anna's troops, and send them to retreat in the south
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    Mexico City Surrendered
    US troops march into Mexico City and take control over the city
  • Treaty of Guadelupe

    Negotiators sign a treaty which is then immediatly sent to Washington