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  1. Nov 10, 2013 · Mexican American War. The Mexican American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico. This was a battle for land where Mexico was fighting to keep what they thought was their property and the U.S. desired to retain the disputed land of Texas and obtain more of Mexico’s northern lands. There were two main causes of the Mexican War.

  2. Oct 28, 2019 · The Mexican war was mainly a war that President Polk wanted in effort to obtain more land for the United States. The people who wanted the war were mostly Democrats and Southerners. Southerners supported the war because they were in hope that more land would be acquired meaning more states would be admitted into the union as slave states.

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  4. View this answer. Some Americans opposed the Mexican-American War because they viewed it as an unjustified, aggressive invasion of a neighboring republic. James K.... See full answer below.

  5. Answer (1 of 6): * The United States government's interest in Texas began early during the era of Manifest Destiny but did not significantly increase until a substantial number of Americans had migrated into Texas territory - enough to stimulate a move for independence - and until a president wi...

  6. Jul 19, 2010 · Why did some Americans oppose the Mexican American War? Wiki User. ∙ 2010-07-19 23:34:27. See Answer. Best Answer. Copy. Because it was destined to increase and support the establishment of ...

  7. The Mexican War, which lasted from 1846 until 1848, resulted in the U.S. acquisition of 525,000 square miles of territory. While the U.S. won the war decisively, the country had plenty of internal disagreement about the war's justification and its outcome.

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