Manifest Destiny & Mexican-American War
Manifest Destiny & Mexican-American War Facts
James K. Polk was the first president since John Quincy Adams to win the office without a majority of the popular vote. The size of the United States doubled with the Louisiana Purchase (1803) and...
Number of Americans who died in the Mexican-American War: 13,000 Number of Mexicans who died in the Mexican-American War: perhaps 25,000 Number of Mexican civilians who died: 1,000 Number of Americ...
filibuster, filibusters, filibustering This term is more commonly known today as an obstructionist tactic employed in legislative assemblies, especially the Senate. But in the nineteenth century, i...
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