Mexican-American War Questions and Answers

Mexican-American War

The turning point of the American-Mexico war could be seen during the Battle of Monterrey and Buena Vista. General Taylor from the American side was able to occupy the city of Matamoros and Camargo...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2015, 10:02 am (UTC)

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Mexican-American War

This is a fascinating question, but one that is, of course, impossible to answer with any degree of certainty. In order to begin to answer the question, we need to look at how the Mexican-American...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2013, 1:05 am (UTC)

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Mexican-American War

The primary argument for those opposing the Mexican-American war was that it would extend slavery in the southern colonies. Northern abolitionists vehemently opposed the war because the balance of...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2019, 3:56 pm (UTC)

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Mexican-American War

Among the officers of the Mexican-American War, Stephen W. Kearney was one of the leading personalities. More than anyone else, he was responsible for the conquest of California, which he...

Latest answer posted September 22, 2019, 7:46 am (UTC)

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Mexican-American War

It is, of course, impossible to know for sure. However, I would argue that Mexico would not be much different while the US would be much smaller and weaker. Mexico would not be much different...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2012, 8:02 am (UTC)

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Mexican-American War

In this speech, Clay does not expressly say why he believes that the US went to war with Mexico. However, he very strongly implies that he knows. Clay implies that the US went to war in order to...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2012, 2:30 pm (UTC)

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Mexican-American War

Most discussions of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) focus on the relations between the United States and Mexico, which is natural, but many historians have failed to consider the effects of...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2011, 10:16 pm (UTC)

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Mexican-American War

In a topic such as American sin and the national transgressions that seem to hover over a brutally beautiful country, I think that Presidnet Lincoln might have encapsulated the feeling the best....

Latest answer posted November 3, 2013, 12:24 am (UTC)

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