The Mexican American War 1846-1848. Polk Urges War. Hostilities with Mexico flared again when US annexed Texas in 1945 Causes for Polk’s Military Action Issues over border of Mexico and Texas
$15 million and agrees
to assume American
slavery from new territories
that Congress had no right to restrict slavery's expansion.
Political cartoon depicting David Wilmot and abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison as witches. Wilmot is chanting "Bubble Bubble Toil and Trouble, Boil Free Soil, the Union spoil"