The American Of The Mexican American War

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The Mexican-American War was a gruesome and bloody battle involving the two major powers between the Americans and the Mexicans. The first major power was the annexation of Texas and the second power is the protection along with the acquisition of the territory. States provinces such as California, Texas and New Mexico is inherited by Mexico from Spain. Mexico government was weakened and practically bankrupt after the war and was unable to take control of their territories.

Before the war started, there are many causes for the war but what and how did the war start. It all began when Hernán Cortés first conquers central Mexico. In Mexico, Spain establishes a colonial government. The colony of Jamestown, Virginia, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and San Antonio, Texas founded around the early 1600s to 1700s. The United States thirteen colonies declared independence from Britain in 1776 and five years later British surrenders to the United States at Yorktown. The United States purchases vast lands of the west of Mississippi from Napoleon also known as the Louisiana Purchase. Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the western North America. On the year of 1810, the speech Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla gave triggered the beginning of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain. The Adams-Onis treaty signed by Spain and the United States establishes the boundary of Mexico and the United States also giving Florida to the United States. The Missouri Compromise was passed and approved by the
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