RyanK.'s Mexican American War Timeline

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    Mexican American War

  • Texas Admitted to the Union

    Texas Admitted to the Union
    President John Tyler signs paper to annex texas.
  • US Tried to Buy Land(Sidell and Polk)

    Polk sends Sidell to try to buy New Mexico and California from Mexico but news of th mission leaks out. To the Mexican people, it appears as if Herrera wants to sell the land while he really only receives an offer, but the people are not happy.
  • US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border

    US Troops Stationed at Disputed Border
    General Taylor's army moved in toward the disputed land, claimed by both the US and Mexico.
  • US Declares War

    Congress aproves the declaration of war on Mexico and gets 10 million dollars and 50,000 volunteers for the war effort.
  • Batle of Monterrey

    Batle of Monterrey
    Taylor's army invades the city as part of his plan to cut off northern Mexico and he defeats the Mexican forces in the city.
  • Mexico City Surrendured

    Mexico City Surrendured
    After the had fought battle of Mexico City, he Mexicans are forced to surrender to the US.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    The Americans offered this treaty, in which Mexico would cede 55% of its land in exchange for 15 million dollars from the US for war damages on Mexican proprety.