Just War Theory: The Mexican American Invasion

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ome of the reasons why it was unjust is because according to the website Just-War Theory Applied to US-Mexico War, the
Americans declared war after being attacked by the Mexican military when they settled in
Texas. They said that the Mexicans ìInvaded our territory.î The Americans like to call it the Mexican War or the Mexican American War but actually Mexicans like to call it ìThe US invasion.î This shows us how Mexico saw the war as more of an invasion than just both of them fighting for land. One big event that happened during this time is when the Americans started to move into Texas. The Mexicans decided to stop slavery and the Americans started getting mad since most of the people were American slave owners. This caused the

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