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    happened on April 25th, 1846 to Mexico, which where America took land from them through force. The event that triggered the beginning of the war was American troops patrolling an area North of the Rio Grande. American troops engaged a large body of Mexican soldiers that had just crossed the Rio Grande. Did the United States have a good justified reason on going to war with Mexico. The first reason the Mexican-American War was not justified was the mobilization of American troops in disputed…

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    Among the 23 articles, one recalled that, “The boundary line between the two Republics shall commence in the Gulf of Mexico, three leagues from the land, opposite the mouth of the Rio Grande […]”. This meant that Mexico agrees and recognizes the Rio Grande as The United States southern boundary, and not the Nueces River as disputed in earlier events leading up to the war between the two countries. In addition, to officially ending the war, the treaty also added 7 Mexican…

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    The Spanish Colonization of Texas (Hook.) Spain attempted to colonize Texas from a recommendation from Pineda, who mapped the Gulf coast in 1519. They wanted to develop Texas by building Catholic mission around natives. Afterwards, the Franciscan Friars, who ran the mission, would convert the natives. Then presidios—a military post—would be built; the area would be deemed safe and then Spanish people would begin to move in. They began in 1682, when the first mission was built, called Corpus…

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    point, since the Americans won that battle decisively. To make things even worse for the Mexican country, General Zachary Taylor not only wanted to fight for the Grande Rio border, he wanted to take complete control of Mexico. Not being satisfied from winning Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, Taylor commanded his army across the Rio Grande into Mexican soil. According to history.com, “Zachary Taylor would attack the Mexicans on their own soil and cause much destructive chaos amongst the towns.…

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    are having a fairly decent time. In a way it just seems as if they are two buddies on a laid back trip. In order to get to Mexico from Texas the boys have to cross the Rio Grande. McCarthy writes, “They crossed the river under a white quartermoon naked and pale and thin atop their horses” (McCarthy 45). The passage of the Rio Grande into Mexico is a decisive structural tool and symbol in the story. When the get to Mexico this is where they enter the realm of the novel in which all the conflicts…

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    The causes of the Mexican-American War were due to several reasons and some were the independence of Texas, Nuevo Mexico, California, Sonora, and Yucatan. The new Mexican government led by its first Mexican President, Guadalupe Victoria, was a violent one due to the Anglo immigration to the Mexican northern territories. Centralism played an important role in the subsequent loss of the entire northern frontier to the United States (Meier and Ribera, 54). Texas grew tired of the violent harassment…

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    Poverty In South America

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    Poverty in Mexico and South America has been the cause of many immigrants going in search of other means to provide for their families. The United States population consists of four percent of undocumented immigrants and in 2008, 8.3 million immigrants made up the workforce (Androff et. al). Immigrants face many difficulties throughout Mexico as they try and reach the United States. As stated by the Mexican National Institute of Migration, there are hundreds of thousands of immigrants who cross…

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    over to the U.S. to people of Spain and Mexico by those respected by the governments. They also changed the article IX’s first paragraph and also eliminating the last two sentences in that article. The sold land that Mexico gave to the U.S. was the Rio Grande, this was the boundary between Mexico and the U.S. On 30 December 1853, they countries agreed to increase the border makers from 6 to…

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    of a deadly clash with Mexican troops. Only 189 troops listened to his orders and went on the long journey back home. Over three hundred troops continued on their journey with their new leader, William S. Fisher. The Texans decided to cross the Rio Grande River and enter the town of Mier. When they got there, they demanded a week’s supply of rations for 1200 soldiers, although they only had around a quarter of that number. To insure they got their supplies, they held the town’s alcalde (which…

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    In 1820, Spain had opened up the territory of Texas to American colonization because it was unable to persuade its own citizens to settle the remote and fairly unpopulated land. The following year, however, Mexico gained independence from Spain. Mexico Continued Spain’s colonization plan after its independence in 1821. American colonization of Texas took place from 1821 until 1835. They were attracted here for three reasons; the first being cheap, inexpensive land. Undeveloped land in the…

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