Why Is The Mexican American War Justified

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America has always made them seem like a victim. During 1846-1848, the Mexican-American War started because of the Texas annexation, border dispute, and America going against their treaty with Texas. Justify means that an action or idea has been proven to be reasonable or acceptable. The United States was not justified in declaring war with Mexico because of Mexico being weak, their border dispute, and most importantly Manifest Destiny. The main reason the Mexican-American War was not justified was because of the U.S. idea of Manifest Destiny. The U.S. blamed God for their actions, took land illegally, and stood by “The Land Of The Free” but then supported owning slaves. According to Charles Summer in “Document D: Objections to the War”

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