4 edition of The Mexican War found in the catalog.
September 1998 by Discovery Enterprises, Limited (MA) .
Written in English
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Living Through the Mexican-American War by John DiConsiglio does a great job of presenting this conflict as well as other related stories covering the years The book itself is colorful and has a nice layout.
There is a mix of maps, photos, illustrations and colored sidebars that bring some visual interest to the pages/5(6). Book Description: The Mexican-American War of the s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S.
annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott. In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that would become California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and parts of Wyoming. Army of Manifest Destiny: The American Soldier in the Mexican War, (The American Social Experience Book 23) James M.
Mccaffrey. out of 5 stars 5. Kindle Edition. $ For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States from to Allan R. Millett. Cited by: The Mexican-American War () marked the first U.S.
armed conflict chiefly fought on foreign soil. It pitted a politically divided and militarily unprepared Mexico against the. "Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this is the best military history of that conflict Leading personalities, civilian and military, Mexican and American, are given incisive and fair evaluations.
The coming of war is seen as unavoidable, given American expansion and Mexican resistance to loss of territory, compounded by the fact that neither side understood the other. The Mexican-American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico, fought from April to February Won by the Americans and damned by its contemporary critics as expansionist, it resulted in the U.S.
gaining more thansquare miles (1, square km) of Mexican territory extending westward from the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean.
In her book, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln and the U.S. Invasion of Mexico, historian Amy Greenberg denounced the war as “an act of expansionist aggression.” Without question the results, both good and bad, were decisive. This site on the Mexican War is a companion to a PBS documentary on the war.
It includes an overview on the war and its aftermath, biographical essays, an interactive timeline, video clips, and lesson plans. It also contains primary-source materials such as maps, illustrations, and posters.
Mexican War, –48, armed conflict between the United States and Mexico. Causes While the immediate cause of the war was the U.S. annexation of Texas (Dec., ), other factors had disturbed peaceful relations between the two republics.
The Mexican War () was the US. Army's first experience waging an extended conflict in a foreign land. This brief war is often overlooked by casual students of history since it occurred so close to the American Civil War and is overshadowed by the latter's sheer size and scope.
I feel the book does a good job at presenting both sides of the Mexican-American War. It gives you a great understanding of the circumstances surrounding it from various perspectives and not only gives an overview of incidents like the Battle of the Alamo but various sections cover some of the people involved and topics like weaponry and hardships.
The U.S.-Mexican War — (): The Mexican-American War was the first major conflict (continue reading.) The Mexican-American War was the first major conflict driven by the idea of "Manifest Destiny"; the belief that America had a God-given right, or destiny, to expand the country's borders from 'sea to.
The Mexican-American War was a conflict that occurred as the result of Mexican resentment over the US annexation of Texas and a border dispute.
Fought between andthe majority of the significant battles took place between April and September Mexican War synonyms, Mexican War pronunciation, Mexican War translation, English dictionary definition of Mexican War. A war between the United States and Mexico, resulting in the cession by Mexico of lands now constituting all or most of the states of California.
Mo Rocca examines the Mexican-American War (a.k.a. the "American Invasion"), which still stirs passion among Mexicans years later. The Mexican War has long been overshadowed in the public imagination by that most popular of all American wars, the Civil War. And it has been swept under the carpet of national conscience as, at worst, a calculated land grab from a neighbor too weak to defend itself.
Otis Singletary's concise, dramatic account of the war that won the Southwest and California for the United States is designed 4/5(1). A summary of The Mexican War in 's Ulysses S. Grant.
Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Ulysses S. Grant and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. He calls the Mexican-American War one of the worst and most pointless wars, and the Civil War one of the most important and justified.
There is a moment in the book early in Grant’s career as a soldier where he was sent to hunt down a band of guerrillas, shaking with fear as he arrived at their camp only to find they had run away. Mexican War Index to Pension Files, – 13 Volumes.
Plano, Texas: N. Troxel and S. Warner, – (FHL book M2mw) Entries list either the name of the veteran or widow’s application number or both, state or country, unit served, date of application. El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency is a non-fiction book of the Mexican Drug War written by Ioan Grillo.
In El Narco, Grillo takes a close look at the Mexican drug trade, starting with the term "El Narco", which has come to represent the vast, faceless criminal network of drug traffickers who cast a murderous shadow over Mexico. The book covers the frontline of the Mexican Drug : Non-fiction.
Mexican-American War - Mexican-American War - Invasion and war: When war broke out, former Mexican president and general Antonio López de Santa Anna (the vanquisher of the Texan forces at the Alamo in ) contacted Polk.
The U.S. president arranged for a ship to take Santa Anna from his exile in Cuba to Mexico for the purpose of working for peace. The Second Mexican War was a conflict fought from J until Ap It was fought between the United States of America on one side and an alliance of the Confederate States of America, Britain and France on the other.
Despite the name which came to be attached to this war, the government of Mexico itself had a minor role at best in the conflict.
The war began when hard-line. Peter Guardino’s new book presents a masterfully constructed transnational account of one of the most influential, yet least discussed events in North American history: the Mexican-American War.
While many authors have sought to examine this conflict from both Mexican and U.S. perspectives, none have approached the depth, breadth, and nuance. Nearly all of the Civil War's greatest soldiers - Grant, Lee, Sherman, Davis, and Jackson - were forged in the heat of the Mexican War.
This is their story. At this fascinating juncture of American history, a group of young men came together to fight as friends - only, years later, to fight again as enemies.
The cartels of Juarez, Mexico, are at war with a group of Mormons, some of whom are related to Mitt Romney.
We went there to document the conflict, meet Romney's Mormon family, and. In Bauer's book The Mexican War,he finds Manifest Destiny and the accompanying notion of the superiority of American democratic egalitarianism to be the underlying principles behind the events that caused the Mexican War.
These concepts entailed the vision of aAuthor: Arthur William Penn. More than an isolated episode, the Mexican War was the culmination of a series of events that began before Mexican independence and included treaty arrangements with Spain, the revolt of Mexico\'s northern province of Texas, and the growing discord over American reactions to Texan independence.
The legacy of the war was dire for both countries. Mexican American War Timeline Fact July 9, William B. Ide and the other "Bear Flaggers" joined John C. Fremont and the U.S. armed forces in taking possession of California from Mexico. Mexican American War Timeline Fact July 9, The Bear Flag revolt ends due to the California Annexation by the United States.
Mexican American War Timeline Fact August 8, The. For young American army officers of the time, the Mexican War was not only the road to glory, it was the road to promotion--a proving ground for future Civil War generals.
John C. Waugh Chatham Roberdeau Wheat would one day lead a famous Louisiana battalion Author: Historynet Staff. In a blurb for the book, Sandra Cisneros, the brilliant Mexican American novelist, called American Dirt “not simply the great American novel” but “the great novel of the Americas.” (She.
Filed under: Mexican War, -- Regimental histories -- United States Supplemental Memorial of Charles Lee Jones, in Reply to the Counter-Memorial from Jalapa, in Mexico, Under the Signature of Certain of the Volunteers There in Garrison, in Relation to Capt.
George W. Hughes, There Exercising the Command of a Colonel (), by Charles. Get this from a library. The Mexican War. [David Stephen Heidler; Jeanne T Heidler] -- Traces the events leading up to, including, and following the Mexican War of from both the American and Mexican perspectives, and contains profiles of key figures, maps, images, chronology, and.
A summary of The Mexican War: – in History SparkNotes's The Pre-Civil War Era (–). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Pre-Civil War Era (–) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and. An artillery officer in the Mexican War, by Robert Anderson Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust letters of Robert Anderson, captain 3rd attillery, U.S.A., with a prefatory word / by his daughter, Eba Anderson Lawton, with 21 illustrations.
Print shows a scene from the Battle of Monterrey, led by General Zachary Taylor and General William J. Worth, during the Mexican-American War Library of Congress. InPresident James K Author: American Experience. The U.S.-Mexican War was the first major event captured by photographs (daguerreotypes) as well as by prints, and this book assembles quite a number of both.
In addition to two dozen. Thanks to Xios, Alan Haskayne, Lachlan Lindenmayer, William Crabb, Derpvic, Seth Reeves and all my other Patrons. If you want to help out - Given that every single book in the other answers is written by american authors, I am going to recommend two mexican sources.
Apuntes para la historia de la guerra entre México y los Estados unidos. It was translated to english in by Albert.
Online Mexican War Indexes & RecordsA Genealogy Guide Online Mexican War Indexes & Records. United States Mexican War Index and Service Records, from FamilySearch; Mexican War compiled military service records index (National Archives microfilm M); and compiled service records for the states of Mississippi (M), Pennsylvania (M), Tennessee (M), Texas (M), and.
Robert W. Johannsen, To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination Johannsen's book represents a rich cultural history of the place and the significance that the war occupied in the minds of Americans who were, for the most part, far removed from the conflict.
The best Mexican history book depends greatly on the time period you’re interested in. If you’re looking for a general history of Mexico, I have two recommendations. Both are published by El Colegio de México, COLMEX, one of the most prestigious a.A volume in the A&M “Military History” series, Panting for Glory is an excellent book, a good read and very informative, but is, however, more suited to the seasoned student of the Mexican-American War than to someone lacking familiarity with the subject.The Mexican-American War was waged between the United States and Mexico from to Learn more about the causes of the Mexican-American War and its outcome.