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Teaching War With Mexico

War With Mexico

Relations with Mexico had been getting worse for some time. The reasons for the disagreement were based on the American desire to expand the size of the United States. President Polk had his eye on more than the land between the Rio Grande and the Nueces River. He also had his eye on California, which was under Mexican control.

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What were the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War?


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