Latest: North America 1846

Outbreak of the Mexican-American War

I require you...to break up your camp and return to the east bank of the Nueces River while our Governments are regulating the pending question in relation to Texas. [Should you refuse] arms, and arms alone, must decide the question.

- General Pedro de Ampudia

Outbreak of the Mexican-American War

With the annexation of Texas, the US inherited that state's boundary dispute with Mexico. In a bid to settle the issue, as well as purchase the ...

 

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