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In History
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    Mexican-American War

  • Texas Admitted to the Union

    Texas Admitted to the Union
    President Tyler signs the Congressional resolution to make Texas apart of the U.S
  • US tried to buy land (Sidel and Polk)

    US tried to buy land (Sidel and Polk)
    The Texas Congress accepts ths U.S's proposal of combining the lands.
  • US Troops stationed at Disputed Border

    US Troops stationed at Disputed Border
    General Mariano Arista comes to Matamoros to seise control of the mexican army and sends troops to cross the Rio Grande. They sorround a US scouting party and several are killed during the dispute.
  • US declares war

    US declares war
    Taylor gets a letter from Polk and asks Congress to declare war on Mexico.
  • US Victories

    US Victories
    Taylor's army wins both of the battles at Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, driving the Mexicans back across the Rio Grande.
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    Mexico City Surrendered
    U.S Army is in Mexico City.
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
    Negoiators sign the Treaty of Guadelupe Hidaldgo, which is then rushed to Washington.