The Mexican War

Why did America fight Mexico? Was it simply to protect Texas? Find out more about the Alamo and other important struggles in the 19th Century Southwest.

The Mexican-American War
Why did Mexico and the U.S. go to war? Was it just over Texas? Not exactly. Find out why and where and who and when in this exciting, easy-to-read article.

PBS: The Mexican War
This outstanding site gives you background, profiles, great maps and graphics, and much more!

The US-Mexican War
Another great site about the war between America and Mexico from 1846 to 1848.

Causes of the Mexican-American War
Why did it happen? Was it a simple process? Find out more here.

The Bear Flag Revolt and the Mexican War
California was part of the story as well. Find out what happened.

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