War Against Mexico

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The United States was justified in going to war with Mexico. In fact the United States didn’t even start the war against Mexico. In 1833, Santa Anna was elected president of Mexico. He fought in two major wars, the Mexican American War and the Texas War for Independence also called the Texas Revolution. General Santa Anna lost both wars. The consequences Mexico had to pay was giving Texas its independence which gave the Texans and Tejanos the large chunk of land which is now modern day Texas. The other huge piece of land Mexico had to give up was The Mexican Cession which included California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, approximately half of New Mexico, and small sections of Colorado and Wyoming.
According to multiple sources, all of America’s
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