Founded in 1542, the town was the birthplace of the victorious Mexican War of Independence against Spain.
About them lie thirteen soldiers of the War of 1812, and a number of the brave men who fought in the Mexican War.
It was from this house that his son, and my future husband, went to the Mexican War.
The husband of this beneficiary served about nine months in the Mexican War.
He had returned from the Mexican War interested in Aztec antiquities.
He had entered the Mexican War a lieutenant and emerged from the campaign a major.
Another reason for the neglect of the Mexican War has been its unpopularity.
Show how the question of slavery was really at the basis of the Mexican War.
The first successes of the Mexican War were easy and decisive.
The Mexican War is treated in detail, the accounts of the battles being based upon official documents and military reports.
A war fought between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848. The United States won the war, encouraged by the feelings of many Americans that the country was accomplishing its manifest destiny of expansion. Mexico renounced all claims to Texas north of the Rio Grande and yielded a vast territory that embraces the present states of California, Nevada, and Utah, and parts of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.
Note: Many generals of the Civil War, including Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, gained experience in battle during the Mexican War. The Mexican War was opposed by many Americans, notably by the author Henry David Thoreau, who was put in jail for refusing to pay a tax to support the war. His essay “Civil Disobedience” explains the principles of his action.