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The Mexican American War

Videos about the war between Mexico and the US in the 1800s

There are 18 videos in this category and 2 videos in 2 subcategories.

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The Annexation of Texas
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "When Mexico gained its independence from Spain, Texas was a sparsely settled frontier province bordering the United States. Texas, explored by the Spanish as early as the 1500s, was largely neglected in the centuri... [more]
December 26, 2009 at 09:19 PM
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The Mexican American War, Causes and Events
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The process of admitting Texas as a slave state was well under way by the time Polk became president on March 4, 1845. One plank of the Democratic platform was thus resolved. In his first annual message to Congress... [more]
December 26, 2009 at 09:23 PM
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The Battle at Chapultepec: Mexican America War
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The Rio Grande was the border to Texas, and also its border to manifest destiny. When Polk came to power, he annexed Texas, and served during the Mexican American War. This three minute video shows what happened in this attack. May be too intense for... [more]
March 26, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Remembering the Alamo - Why it Captures America's Attention
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
Find out why the battle of the Alamo still captures the imaginations of Americans after more than two centuries. This video talks about mostly the mindset of the people involved in this battle, the people living in both Texas and Mexico at that time,... [more]
February 10, 2012 at 12:12 PM
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Mexican-American War - 1 of 6
From YouTube, produced by History Channel
One of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history, the Mexican-American War erupted as President James K. Polk sought to extend the borders of the nation into Mexican territory. This multi-part series is an excellent supplement to revolutionary... [more]
November 29, 2010 at 04:48 PM
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Alamo: Deconstructed
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This video explains the events at the Alamo with excellent graphics and offers students insights into what happened during that battle for Texan independence. Lots of facts and easy for students to follow. (2:47)
February 11, 2011 at 11:32 PM
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Mexican-American War - 5 of 6
From YouTube, produced by History.com
One of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history, the Mexican-American War erupted as President James K. Polk sought to extend the borders of the nation into Mexico.
November 29, 2010 at 05:03 PM
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Mexican-American War - 2 of 6
From YouTube, produced by History.com
One of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history, the Mexican-American War erupted as President James K. Polk sought to extend the borders of the nation into Mexico.
November 29, 2010 at 04:52 PM
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Mexican-American War - 3 of 6
From YouTube, produced by History.com
One of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history, the Mexican-American War erupted as President James K. Polk sought to extend the borders of the nation.
November 29, 2010 at 04:56 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Mexican-American War - 6 of 6
From YouTube, produced by History.com
One of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history, the Mexican-American War erupted as President James K. Polk sought to extend the borders of the nation.
November 29, 2010 at 05:05 PM
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