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Founded in 1542, the town was the birthplace of the victorious Mexican War of Independence against Spain.The Second Life of San Miguel de Allende|Michele Willens|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gilpin afterwards served in the Mexican War, and earnestly urged the building of a Pacific railway.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX|Joel Palmer
All this was most unfair, but it indicated that the blue jackets of the Mexican War were buttoned over hearts that knew no fear.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
The speech is not a mere party diatribe, but a terse historical and legal examination of the origin of the Mexican War.A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln|John G. Nicolay
When the Mexican War came, this bank enabled the government to pay the war debt.A Portrait of Old George Town|Grace Dunlop Ecker
As he drove the rivet into the shackle on his left arm, a spurt of bruised blood from the old Mexican War wound stained the iron.The Clansman|Thomas Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for Mexican War
Cultural definitions for Mexican War
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.