Project: Mexican American War

Categories: Military and War Project | Mexican American War Project | Mexican-American War

--- The Mexican American War Project is a Sub-Project of the Military and War Project!

This sub project is for members who manage profiles of individuals or free space pages of units that were involved in the Mexican–American War, or who have a historical interest in that conflict.

This was also known as the Mexican War, the Mexican American War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which became the Second Federal Republic of Mexico during the war) from 1846 to 1848. It followed in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory, despite the 1836 Texas Revolution.

Mexican American War Project

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External Links

  • Wikipedia: Mexican American War
  • - DESCENDANTS of MEXICAN WAR VETERANS a search site for History ,images,maps,historical sites,
  • University of Texas Library - This Web site contains essays, biographies, and a timeline that provide background information about the war, as well as primary sources from the war such as proclamations, letters, diaries, images, maps, music, and poetry
  • Northern Illinois University Web site - contains a historical overview of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), as well as documents, images, sound recordings, and lesson plans related to the conflict
  • The U.S. Mexican War (1846-1848) - includes an overview on the war and its aftermath, biographical essays, an interactive timeline, video clips, and lesson plans. It also contains primary-source materials such as maps, illustrations, and posters
  • Historic American Newspapers - Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
  • Library of Congress - Pictorial Americana WAR WITH MEXICO selected images related to the Mexican War.
  • Family Search - United States, Mexican War Pension Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)
  • War Alabama Department of Archives and History - Military Records including Mexican War
  • National Archives - Military Resources: Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • - WESTWARD EXPANSION (1807-1912) The Mexican War and Political Aftermath.
  • - Mexican War veterans : a complete roster of the regular and volunteer troops in the war between the United States and Mexico, from 1846 to 1848 ; the volunteers are arranged by states, alphabetically (1887).
  • Mexican - American War Department of History - The Mexican-American War and the Media, 1845-1848. logo. Newspapers Images Timelines Bibliographies Documents.

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