We Take Nothing By Conquest, Thank God. Written By: Howard Zinn in A People’s History of the United States Presentation By: Sydney Delville , CHS 245OL, Class Number 14004. Overview.
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Written By: Howard Zinn in
A People’s History of the United States
Presentation By: Sydney Delville, CHS 245OL, Class Number 14004
Mexico’s territory in 1821
President James Polk
General Zachary Taylor
President Polk and his cabinet
American Anti- Slavery Society
Henry David Thoreau
In this documentary clip produced by the History Channel, discuss what has been explained thus far in the presentation including how the war started, what President Polk’s intentions were for the war.
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This is an example of what a recruitment poster would look like,
specifically for the United States troops
This is a painted depiction of soldiers in the Mexican American War
Mexican soldiers are in the green
American soldiers are in the blue
This painting is a depiction of what is imagined to happen during the Mexican American war against the Mexican and American troops
This is a painting of the Mexican troops
This is a painting of General Scott as he invades Mexico City
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo document
"Mexican American War." YouTube. History Channel, 28 Sept. 2009. Web. 03 Apr. 2014.
"Primary Documents in American History." Louisiana Purchase: Primary Documents of American History. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 03 Apr. 2014.
Zinn, Howard. A People's History of the United States. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2005. Print.