The U.S. War with Mexico : a brief history with documents / Ernesto Chávez

Author(s): Chávez, Ernesto
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Course/Professor: KING RESERVE TEXTBOOKS, TEXTBOOKS -- KING RESERVE
Subjects: Mexican War, 1846-1848--Sources
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York City, NY : Bedford/St. Martins, 2008
Series: The Bedford series in history and culture
Bedford series in history and culture
LC Classification: E
Notes: LCCN: 2007933166
ISBN: 9780312249212 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0312249217 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p.155-158) and index
Contents: Part One -- Introduction: Race, Manifest Destiny, and the U.S. War with Mexico -- Manifest Destiny -- Neighboring Republics -- Indians and Westward Expansion -- Colonizing Texas -- Texass War for Independence -- The Republic of Texas and U.S.-Mexico Diplomatic Relations -- Toward War -- Popular Opinion and the War in the United States -- Waging the War -- The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- Foreigners in Their Native Land -- Manifest Destiny Exported -- Conclusion -- Part Two -- The Documents -- John L. OSullivan / Annexation / July-August 1845 -- U.S. Congress / Naturalization Act / March 26, 1790 -- Agustin de Iturbide / Plan de Iguala / February 24, 1821 -- Mexican Constitutional Congress / Indian Removal Act / May 28, 1830 -- United States and Kingdom of Spain / Treaty of San Lorenzo / October 27, 1795 -- United States and France / Louisiana Purchase Treaty / April 30, 1803 -- Mexican Government / National Colonization Law / August 18, 1824 -- Legislature of Coahuila-Texas / Coahuila-Texas State Colonization Law / March 24, 1825 -- Manuel Mier y Teran / Letter to War Department / November 29, 1829 -- Benjamin Lundy / Conditions for African Americans in Mexican Texas / 1833 -- Texan Consultation of Representatives / Texas Declaration of Independence / March 2, 1836 -- Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna / Message to the Inhabitants of Texas / March 7, 1836 -- Eulalia Yorba / Another Story of the Alamo: The Battle Described by an Alleged Eyewitness / April 1896 -- El Mosquito Mexican o / Article Criticizing U.S. Interests in Texas / June 14, 1836 -- Daniel Webster / The Admission of Texas / December 22, 1845 -- John Slidell / Diplomatic Dispatches to James Buchanan / January 1846 -- General Pedro de Ampudia and General Zachary Taylor / Dispatches / April 12, 1846 -- General Zachary Taylor / Dispatch to Adjutant General of the Army / April 26, 1846 -- President James K. Polk / War Message to Congress / May 11, 1846 -- Hugh White / Statement against the Two-Million-Dollar Bill / August 8, 1846 -- David Wilmot / Wilmot Proviso / August 8, 1846 -- Frederick Douglass / The War With Mexico / January 21, 1848 -- New York Herald / Editorial in Support of the War with Mexico / February 20, 1847 -- Walt Whitman / War with Mexico / May 11, 1846 -- Theodore Parker / A Sermon of the Mexican War / June 1846 -- Henry David Thoreau / On Civil Disobedience / 1848 -- Women of the Exeter, England, and Philadelphia / Women's Peace Petition / June 1846 -- Susan Shelby Magoffin / Comments on Mexican Women / September 1846 -- Henry William Herbert / Pierre the Partisan: A Tale of the Mexican Marches / 1848 -- Our Jonathan / Song of the Volunteers / 1846 -- John Greenleaf Whittier / The Angels of Buena Vista / 1847 -- James Russell Lowell / The Bigelow Papers / 1846 -- George Wilkins Kendall / The Mexican Joan of Arc / January 12, 1847 -- Samuel E. Chamberlain / My Confession / 1855 -- Roman Alcaraz / Description of the Battle of Buena Vista / 1850 -- Citizens of new Mexico / Report to the President of Mexico / September 26, 1846 -- Ralph W. Kirkham / Description of the City of Puebla / June 28, 1847 -- Gideon Johnson Pillow / Letter to Mary Hamilton Pillow / September 28, 1847 -- American Star / Comment on Interactions between Mexicans and Americans / November 6, 1847 -- Ramon Alcatraz / Observations on the American Occupation of Mexico City / 1850 -- John C. Calhoun / Speech on the War with Mexico / January 4, 1848 -- United States and Mexico / Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo / February 1848 -- President Manuel de la Pena y Pena / An Address in Support of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo / May 7, 1848 -- Manuel Crecencio Rejon / Observations on the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo / April 17, 1848 -- Nathan Clifford / The Protocol of Queretaro / 1848 -- U.S. Congress / California Law Act / March 3, 1851 -- California Landowners / Petition to the Honorable Senate and House Representatives of the United States of America / February 11, 1859 -- Juan N. Seguin / A Foreigner in My Native Land / 1858 -- Francisco Ramirez / California Hospitality / September 18, 1855 -- Los Angeles Star / An Interview with Noted Bandit Tiburcio Vasquez -- May 16, 1874 -- Journal of Commerce and Commercial Bulletin / This is Our Manifest Destiny / November 24, 1897 -- Appendixes -- A Chronology of Events Related to the U.S.-Mexico war (1789-1897)
Physical Description: xvi, 170 p. : map ; 21 cm
OCLC Number: 220418936
ISBN/ISSN: 9780312249212
0312249217

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