Mexican War

Mexican War

April 25, 1846–February 1848


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  • Title Mexican War
  • Coverage April 25, 1846–February 1848
  • Author
  • Keywords westward expansion following the War of 1812, Texas statehood, President Polk sent Zachary Taylor and nearly half the U.S. Army into Texas, John C. Calhoun fervently opposed the war, Wilmot Proviso, the Palmetto Regiment,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date December 6, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 15, 2022
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