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  2. The Mexican–American War, also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in Mexico as the Intervención estadounidense en México ( U.S. intervention in Mexico ), was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848.

    • 25 April 1846 – 2 February 1848, (1 year, 9 months, 1 week and 1 day)
    • Mexican Cession
    • Texas, New Mexico, California; Northern, Central, and Eastern Mexico; Mexico City
    • American victory, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Mexican recognition of U.S. sovereignty over Texas (among other territories), End of the conflict between Mexico and Texas
  3. Nov 09, 2009 · The Mexican-American War Begins. On April 25, 1846, Mexican cavalry attacked a group of U.S. soldiers in the disputed zone under the command of General Zachary Taylor, killing about a dozen. They...

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  4. The Mexican-American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico, fought from April 1846 to February 1848. Won by the Americans and damned by its contemporary critics as expansionist, it resulted in the U.S. gaining more than 500,000 square miles (1,300,000 square km) of Mexican territory extending westward from the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean .

  5. Feb 24, 2015 · The Mexican-American War and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. So far from God, so close to the United States – Old Mexican Saying. On September 14, 1847 the Mexican flag was not flying over the Mexican capital. Instead, Mexico’s neighbor to the north had captured the country. How and why did the United States defeat Mexico in the Mexican-American War?

  6. Historyguy.com: The U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848) The U.S.-Mexican War — (1846-1848): The Mexican-American War was the first major conflict ( continue reading..) U.S. Troops at the Siege of Veracruz. The U.S.-Mexican War— (1846-1848): CAUSES, TIMELINE, AND FACTS. 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 shining sea'.

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