This is the time James K. Polk was president. Polk was the one who sent soldiers into mexico to obtain land.
The U.S. offers 25 million dollers for New Mexico and California and other states. Mexico declines.
Polk wants to expand the U.S. He does the job but sheds alot of blood
This is the duration of the war.
This is from when he was called to the army to when he finished his last battle in the war.
Two hundred fifty men capture Mexico's California capital.
American soldiers barely survive this attack. It is one of the most controversial battles in the Mexican American war. People still disagree on who won the battle.
It was knowned as the bloodiest war of all. The Americans won.
This is one of the Mexican's Forts.
During the U.S. occupation of Tampico, this site would be visited by American soldiers in its vicinity.
Mexico gives us Texes and other territories as long as we do not try to take their land.