The Mexican American war
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Look at this beautiful land. Polk believe it is my destiny to live here.
America will soon own it.
The Mexican can't be the owner
This is the Miwok land. American and Mexican want it.
I can build a big house with all that space for me and family.
Troops, this is President Polk. I am sending you to Texas to provoke the Mexicans
Annex the Republic of Texas
They are not getting the land.
Why is the American here?
War started in 1846. Amercia were under attack. We will defend ourself.
Lets go and defend ourself.
Franciso Marquez. A Mexican Cadet. I will fight for my country, even if I die.
We are getting closer to capture Mexico City, the Capital
Dona Francesca Vallejo. I live in Califonia Mexico. A very wealthy Mexican women.
The US has no right to take Califonia from Mexico. I won't let them.
Feburary 2, 1848 the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed.
55% of Mexico Ceded. Arizonz, California, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Nevada and Utah to the United States.
War over. We capture Mexico City.