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Mexican war (1846–8)

Hugh Bicheno

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198606963
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191727467
Mexican war (1846–8)

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the first successful international war of USA ‘manifest destiny’ imperialism, in which Pres Polk provoked a border dispute in order

Reference Entry.  764 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Military History

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