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Mexican War

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891580

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(1846–48) a war that vastly increased U.S. territory and contributed to the sectional crisis. Elected in 1844 on

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Subjects: Military History

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