Lindsey P.

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In History
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    Mexican American war

  • Texas Admitted to the Union

    Presdent John Tylar signs congressional resolution to annex Texas
  • US Tried to buy land

    Texas accepts US offer of annexation
  • US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border

    Taylors army marches south toward rio grande, moving into diputed territory claimed by both US and Mexico
  • US Declares War

    US Congress ask Polk to declare war on Mexico
  • US Victories

    battles of palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma Taylors army wins both driving Mexicans back to Rio Grande
  • Mexico City Surrendered

    US army takes over Mexico City
  • Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo

    Negotiators sign the Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo