Causes of the Mexican War
The Mexican War lasted from 1846-1848 in the area now known as Texas.
What began as several small disputes eventually led into an armed conflict
between the considerably new nations of Mexico and the United States. The
geographical and political disputes are the most likely causes of the war. These
causes of this war became significant, when the outcome gave the United
States a platform to become one of the
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