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3 edition of Mexican War. found in the catalog.

Mexican War.

Otis A. Singletary

Mexican War.

by Otis A. Singletary

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesThe Chicago history of American civilization, Chicago history of American civilization
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p.
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13576312M
    OCLC/WorldCa3430299

    In Bauer's book The Mexican War, , he finds Manifest Destiny and the accompanying notion of the superiority of American democratic egalitarianism to be the underlying principles behind the events that caused the Mexican War. These concepts entailed the vision of aAuthor: Arthur William Penn. The Second Mexican War was a conflict fought from J until Ap It was fought between the United States of America on one side and an alliance of the Confederate States of America, Britain and France on the other. Despite the name which came to be attached to this war, the government of Mexico itself had a minor role at best in the conflict. The war .

    1 The Ten Best Books on the U.S.-Mexican War. Bauer, K. Jack. The Mexican War, New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., “'Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this is the best military history of that. Written for both the specialist and the casual reader, Texas and the Mexican War discusses the pivotal role Texas played in the Mexican War, battles fought on Texas soil, and the contributions—for better or sometimes worse—of Texas troops throughout the war. Since the opening of hostilities in , the Mexican War has remained controversial.

    Mexican American War Hey guys, did you understand the assignment Mr. Rose gave us?? Isn't it about some war? The Mexican American War! When America too. The Training Ground doesn't delve into the battles as much as I would like, but the book is a good basic introduction to the war. The mini-biographies are also valuable as well. By the way, anyone who wonders why Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis were offensive-minded instead of defensive-minded during the American Civil War will find the /5.


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Mexican War by Otis A. Singletary Download PDF EPUB FB2

Living Through the Mexican-American War by John DiConsiglio does a great job of presenting this conflict as well as other related stories covering the years The book itself is colorful and has a nice layout.

There is a mix of maps, photos, illustrations and colored sidebars that bring some visual interest to the pages/5(6).

The pre-war Mexican borders stretched to Colorado and west to the northern California coast. All of that was once Mexican land inhabited by thousands of Mexican citizens. changed that. The book traces the war's roots back to Texas and Mexico's enticing immigration by: 2.

Robert W. Johannsen, who introduces this Bison Books edition of The Mexican War, is a professor of history at the University of Illinois, Urbana, and the author of To the Halls of Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination ().Cited by: The Mexican War book is apart of the American War series and even though their is limited pictures, the details in the book about the war and the information given will make the reader not want to put this down.

This text examines people and events in one of the most disputed wars in history. It discusses the origins all the way to making peace/5. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Mexican War. book Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 3, results for Books: "mexican war" Skip to main search results.

Controversial and unpopular, at the time the U.S.-Mexican War divided the country's loyalties more than any event since the Revolution. Abraham Lincoln argued against it in Congress; Henry David Thoreau went to jail rather than pay taxes that would help to finance it/5.

This book is a very good history of the Mexican American war in the sense that it accurately depicts the timeline of events and major battles - mainly the second phase of the war in Mexico itself. The style is very much similar to that used by Jeff Shaara in his Civil War novels- using a character as a chapter heading which in turn describes /5().

The Mexican–American War, also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in Mexico as the Intervención Estadounidense en México (U.S. intervention in Mexico), was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from to It followed in the wake of the U.S.

annexation of Texas, which Mexico still considered Mexican territory since the Result: American victory, Treaty of. The Mexican-American War () marked the first U.S.

armed conflict chiefly fought on foreign soil. It pitted a politically divided and militarily unprepared Mexico against the expansionist. "This text makes a valuable contribution to the growing literature on the Mexican American experience." (Western Historical Quarterly )"This book provides a much-needed resource for historians of World War II and as a historical backdrop to the generational origins of the Chicano civil rights movements."Hispanic Outlook/5(5).

Book Description: The Mexican-American War of the s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott. In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that would become California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and parts of Wyoming.

"Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this is the best military history of that conflict Leading personalities, civilian and military, Mexican and American, are given incisive and fair evaluations. The coming of war is seen as unavoidable, given American expansion and Mexican resistance to loss of territory, compounded by the fact that neither side understood.

The Mexican-American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico, fought from April to February Won by the Americans and damned by its contemporary critics as expansionist, it resulted in the U.S.

gaining more thansquare miles (1, square km) of Mexican territory extending westward from the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean.

The Mexican War begins with an page section that lays out the background of the war. The author does make a good point in citing Mexican intransigence and American land-greed as the proximate causes of the war; he notes, "they [the Mexicans] allowed their pride to cloud their judgment of potential American military by: 1.

Fascinating detail, especially keen on an inside look at a very young, but already brilliant Captain Robert E. Lee. Shaara's historic novel about the Mexican-American War is a fascinating book by itself and can also be seen as a precursor to Shaara's later work on the American Civil War/5.

He calls the Mexican-American War one of the worst and most pointless wars, and the Civil War one of the most important and justified. There is a moment in the book early in Grant’s career as a soldier where he was sent to hunt down a band of guerrillas, shaking with fear as he arrived at their camp only to find they had run away.

These native polities are invisible, or at best trivial, in history books about the U.S.–Mexican War, Manifest Destiny and Mexico’s own early national period. This fact testifies to a colossal case of historical amnesia because Indian peoples fundamentally reshaped the ground upon which Mexico and the United States would compete in the mid.

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency is a non-fiction book of the Mexican Drug War written by Ioan Grillo. In El Narco, Grillo takes a close look at the Mexican drug trade, starting with the term "El Narco", which has come to represent the vast, faceless criminal network of drug traffickers who cast a murderous shadow over Mexico.

The book covers the frontline of the Mexican Drug : Non-fiction. The Mexican War () was the US. Army's first experience waging an extended conflict in a foreign land. This brief war is often overlooked by casual students of history since it occurred so close to the American Civil War and is overshadowed by the latter's sheer size and scope.

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with the Mexican War (), including manuscripts, maps, broadsides, pictures, sheet music, books, and government documents.

This guide compiles links to digital materials related to the Mexican War that are available throughout the.Mexican War Veterans: A Complete Roster of the Regular and Volunteer Troops in the War Between the United States and Mexico, from to ; the Volunteers are Arranged by States, Alphabetically: Author: William Hugh Robarts: Publisher: Brentano's, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Aug 3, Length: 80 pages: Export 5/5(1).Mexican War, –48, armed conflict between the United States and Mexico.

Causes While the immediate cause of the war was the U.S. annexation of Texas (Dec., ), other factors had disturbed peaceful relations between the two republics.