Causes Of The Mexican American War

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Although we have a strong relationship currently, that hasn’t always been the case between Mexico and the U.S. The Mexican American was a war fought between the USA and Mexico over the territory of Texas. It was fought from spring of 1846 to the fall of 1847, and ended with Mexico losing about half of their national territory in the North. Causes leading up to the Mexican American War include Texas got its independence from Mexico in 1836. But the United States wouldn 't let them become part of the states mostly cause northern political interests were against becoming a slave state. The Mexican government was encouraging border raids and warning that any attempt at annexation would lead to war. The annexation procedures were quickly put into
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