Sebastian S.B.'s Mexican American War Timeline

By MsOlson
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    Mexican-American War

  • Texas Admitted to the union

    Texas Admitted to the union
    The United States successfully accepts Texas from Mexico.
  • US tried to buy land (Slidell and Polk)

    US tried to buy land (Slidell and Polk)
    Predient Polk sends John Slidell to Mexico with instructions to buy California and New Mexico.
  • US trooops stationed at disputed border

    U.S. General Taylor moves his troops past the Nueces river, moving into disputed territory.
  • US declares war

    President Polk asks the U.S. Congress to declare war on Mexico.
  • Battle of Monterrey

    Battle of Monterrey
    U.S. troops, in an effort to cut off Northern Mexico, conquer the city of Monterrey.
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    Mexico City Surrendered
    The U.S. army conquers and occupies Mexico CIty
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
    Mexico signs a treaty with the U.S. which makes Mexico cede 55% of its territory to the U.S. in exchange for fifteen million dollars.