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    valuables, and they often carried a bookbag which they had all their other items in. When they got close to crossing the Rio Grande, they seemed to discard their bookbags and unnecessary items to make crossing the river quicker. The border control guards also found these items which alerted them to the wetbacks’ locations, as shown in the documentary. When crossing the Rio Grande, the wetbacks utilized garbage bags or similar objects, and shoelaces. They put their clothes in the bag, tied the…

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    Was the United States Justified in Going to War With Mexico? Mexicans and Americans are closer to war than ever before. When Texas gained its independence in 1836 there was a dispute in the borders. American troops were north of the Rio Grande when fired upon by a bigger force of Mexican troops. This event started the Mexican War. So should have the US have been able to go to war with Mexico. The United States was justified in going to war with Mexico because Mexicans are treating Texans…

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    Mexican War Justified

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    meet a threatened invasion of Texas by the Mexican army. The invasion was threatened solely because Texas was determined to annex herself to their union.( President Polk,325) “ The congress of Texas, by its act of December 19, 1836, had declared the Rio del Norte to be the boundary of that republic. The country between that river and the Del Norte is now included within one of our congressional districts. (President Polk, 325) Even though the US was justified in going to war with Mexico. They…

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    Mexican War Dbq Analysis

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    The mexican war started in 1945 when the annexation of Texas took place. After the annexation , Mexico and America had a disagreement on what the border of Texas was. The U.S. thought that the border was the Rio Grande , while Mexico thought it was the Nueces River. This quarrel then led to the war , the prize being the land. The United States was justified in going to war with Mexico because America believed in manifest destiny and that God gave them the land to overspread and also because 16…

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    Mexican law. First of all, the Mexican war was not justified was because Mexico was only defending its own borders from the U.S. First of all, the United States attacked on Mexican soil. The attack took place between the Nueces river and the Rio Grande, which is part of Mexican territory. Also, according to Jesus Velasco-Marquez in “ A Mexican Viewpoint on the War With the United States,” he explained how “ ...the mobilization U.S Army was an outright attack on Mexico,” in the eyes of the…

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    entry. In addition, LNG waiting export will be stored within four LNG storage tanks on site. The entire RGLNG site will approximately span 1,000 acres with central coordinates Latitude: 26° 1’ N, Longitude: 97° 15’ W("Rio Grande LNG - Project…

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    James M. McCaffrey, the author of the historical novel “Army of Manifest Destiny: The American Soldier in the Mexican War 1846-1848”, writes about American soldiers during the Mexican-American War. The Mexican-American War was a huge contribution to the history of the United States and what it is today. He describes America’s first foreign war, the Mexican-American War, through the day-to-day experiences of the American soldiers in battle and camps. McCaffrey states “The purpose of the present…

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    Social Worker

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    because you are working with people's problems on a daily basis. After comparing South Texas College (STC), University of Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), and Baylor University based on my criteria of tuition cost, cost of living, and distance from home, University of Rio Grande Valley would be the best choice in helping me pursue a career in social work. Thus, the University of Rio Grande Valley offers the expertise required to become a social worker. The social work field is abundantly diverse.…

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    Similar to Mulan’s fate when she had courageously enrolled in the Chinese military in order to protect her feeble father, I was forced to take on responsibilities that I was not ready for at that age, but under the circumstances, chose to embrace them. August 25, 2012, was the day I had finally made the A-team for volleyball after frequently being told I was not exceptional enough. I remember I was so ecstatic to inform my parents for all they did was support me. Meanwhile, that excitement began…

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    On the fifth of May every year many Mexicans and Mexican-Americans gather together to celebrate Cinco de Mayo (fifth of may in Spanish). Many Americans mistakenly believe this day to be Mexico’s Independence Day (actually celebrated on September 16). In reality, Cinco de Mayo commemorates the 1862 Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla. The French went on take the capital, Mexico City, and impose a monarchy until 1867, but the battle still symbolized a significant Mexican…

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