The Mexican-American War, waged between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848, helped to fulfill America's "manifest destiny" to expand its territory across the entire North American continent.
I want Part of Mexico!
Im not gonna give you anything !! it belongs to Mexico!!
Santa Anna, was a Mexican politician and general who fought to defend royalist New Spain and then for Mexican independence.
" I president polk want the untied sates to reach sea to sea"
From 1846 to 1848, U.S. and Mexican troops fought against one another in theMexican-American War. Ultimately, it was a battle for land where Mexico was fighting to keep what they thought was their property and the U.S. desired to retain the disputed land of Texas and obtain more of Mexico's northern lands.
captured Santa Anna, fearing execution, willingly signed an order calling for allMexican troops to withdraw.
Mexico sold 55% of there land to the US
the US got what is now New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California, Texas, and western Colorado for $15 million