A 13-day battle which was a major turning point in the Texas Revolution.
James K. Polk is inaugurated
Texas becomes a part of the U.S. however, Mexico becomes mad and cuts off all relations with the U.S.
Polk sends Slidell to Mexico to try to purchase Texas
The U.S. formally declares war on Mexico.
General Zachary crossed the Nueces river but since Mexico considers this to be their land, they attack the U.S.
U.S. Naval forces take California as a possession of the U.S.
The U.S sign the treaty with Great Britain. This treaty gave the U.S what is now known as Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and part of Montana.
General Scott captures Mexico City and Mexico surrenders to the U.S.
The U.S. takes 500,000 square miles of land from Mexico and Mexico accepts the Rio Grande as its southern border. The U.S. pays Mexico $15 million and also an extra $3.25 to pay off there debts.