Mexican American War
This midterm exam is focused on the Mexican-American War. This conflict not only destroyed the lives of many US and Mexican families, but transformed both of the nations involved. A new border was drawn, political sovereignty was restructured, and the US extended its frontier once again, while Mexico lost a massive amount of territory. Write an essay addressing both parts of the question below:
1) What were the causes of the Mexican-American War. 2) How did the internal political contexts of both Mexico and the US shape the march to war and its outcome?