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Mexican War, 1846-1848.

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View Resource The US-Mexican War 1846-1848

Soon after the US annexation of Texas in 1845, Mexico severed diplomatic relations with the US. An ensuing dispute over the official border of Texas ignited a war, which resulted in the US acquisition of more than 500,000 square miles of territory formerly occupied by Mexico. The US-Mexican War (1846-1848) site chronicles the events of that era through multiple viewpoints to provide an enlightened...

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