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Review of the Mexican War

Charles T Porter

Review of the Mexican War

embracing the causes of the war, the responsibility of its commencement, the purposes of the American government in its prosecution, its benefits and its evils

by Charles T Porter

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Published by Alden & Parsons in Auburn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1849

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles T. Porter
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 64211
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 220 p.
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14639990M

    OCLC Number: Notes: Page incorrectly numbered To this work was awarded the five hundred dollar prize offered by the American Peace Society "for the best review of the Mexican war on the principles of Christianity, and an enlightened statesmanship.". Mexican War, –48, armed conflict between the United States and Mexico. Causes While the immediate cause of the war was the U.S. annexation of Texas (Dec., ), other factors had disturbed peaceful relations between the two republics.

    The new book’s cartels have their own private, monstrously media-savvy armies that reflect the basic thinking of Al Qaeda. As one of Mr. Winslow’s characters puts it: “What good is an. The war with Mexico reviewed.. [Abiel Abbot Livermore] To this work was awarded the five hundred dollar prize offered by the American Peace Society "for the best review of the Mexican War on the principles of Christianity, and an enlightened statesmanship." Description: xii, (i.e. ) pages 20 cm Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ;.

    The Mexican war revealed how disunited the U.S. was, with sharp regional distinctions and, of course, the issue of slavery looming over the whole enterprise. The Mexican-American War is too little studied today. Guardino’s swift-moving, broad-ranging history is a Author: Peter Guardino. Oftentimes this was used as a form of justification, specifically for Indian removal, slavery, and the Mexican War. By the s, he thinks that the scientific concept of a hierarchy of races (with Anglo-Saxons at the top) was the majority opinion. Horsman leans on the Mexican War and experience in the Southwest during the s to make his point.


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The Mexican War book is apart of the American War series and even though their is limited pictures, the details in the book about the war and the information given will make the reader not want to put this down. This text examines people and events in one of the most disputed wars in history.

It discusses the origins all the way to making peace/5. This explores the Mexican War, from origins to outcomes. The book has a fairly realistic view and discusses the different I became aware of this Time-Life series, "The Old West," quite a while back.

I decided to buy books in this series for my son, so that, once he got to the right age, he'd have all these books /5. The Mexican War, book.

Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this /5. A thorough but colorless history of an unpopular war which dragged on under tight Presidential control.

Having shown how the Administration engineered Congress into the conflict, and mapped out the sectional stakes and Manifest Destiny designs (slavery per se was a secondary issue, Bauer argues), the author goes on to depict the chaos of often uncontrollable troops moving across incredible.

The Mexican-American War book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Discusses the historical and cultural background of the Mex /5. This addition to the series fuses an interesting collection of battle diaries and records with a lively chronology of military campaigns and personalities.

The events at the front are well structured into a framework which the reader can easily follow and better remember. There are judicious passages which deal with Lieutenants R. Lee and U. Grant, as well as Beauregard, Meade, Jackson.

Living Through the Mexican-American War by John DiConsiglio does a great job of presenting this conflict as well as other related stories covering the years The book itself is colorful and has a nice layout.

There is a mix of maps, photos, illustrations and colored sidebars that bring some visual interest to the pages/5(6). An excellent book on the Mexican War. The chapters are self progressing and independent to the others and it is easy to lose grip on the timeline but apart from this it is a good by: The Guardian - Back to home.

The subtitle of Carrie Gibson’s book is The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America. during the Mexican-American war, the American Review.

American War by Omar El Akkad review – terrorism in a future US Set in a latest century US ravaged by global warming, this ambitious debut encourages western readers to put themselves in the. As forgotten as the War of or the Spanish-American War, the US-Mexican war forever changed both countries' borders, relations, and standings in the world.

This coffee table sized book, sadly out of print, served as a companion volume to a Public Television series on this by: 2. Mexican-American War: U.S.

Army Advances Into Mexico. At that time, only ab Mexican citizens lived north of the Rio Grande. As a. Dead march is a revisionist history of the Mexican American war. He makes a convincing argument that Mexico lost due to its lack of resources in comparison to the United states.

The standard explanation has been that Mexico was less patriotic than the united by: 1. The War with Mexico (Two Volumes) by Justin Harvey Smith won the Pulitzer Prize in History. It is much more than a chronological history of the major battles. For example, Smith goes into great detail concerning the pre-war politics of both Mexico and the United States, the machinations of the European states, the precarious finances of both states, and the flora and fauna of the different regions of by: One of the leading writers of historical fiction, Jeff Shaara follows his popular bestsellers, Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure, with his latest novel, Gone For prequel of sorts explores the early careers of several legendary military figures of the Mexican-American War who would achieve prominence 13 years later in the Civil War.

War of a Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the U.S.-Mexican War (The Lamar Series in Western History) by Brian DeLay | out of 5 stars The author, Douglas Meed, did a great job of summarizing the Mexican War. This book is well written, logically organized, and easy to read.

Although it lacks detail, it does provide a high level overview of the conflict. This book also contains historical information on world events of that by: 1.

Book Description: The Mexican-American War of the s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott.

In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that would become California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and parts of Wyoming.

American War is the exciting debut by Omar El Akkad, an award-winning journalist who was born in Egypt, raised in Qatar, and now lives in Oregon. The novel imagines a second American Civil War 4/5. AMERICAN WAR By Omar El Akkad pages. Knopf. $ Omar El Akkad’s debut novel, “American War,” is an unlikely mash-up of unsparing war reporting and plot elements familiar to readers.

Peter Guardino's The Dead March offers an ambitious, multilayered, though lumpen and discursive look at the Mexican-American War. Guardino attempts to integrate academic concerns (sociological assessments of early American and Mexican politics and culture, gender and racial prejudices and economic comparisons) with a more typical narrative account of the war, with a commendable focus /5.1 The Ten Best Books on the U.S.-Mexican War.

Bauer, K. Jack. The Mexican War, New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., “'Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this is the best military history of that.The book begins in a burning Mexican poppy field in (“Only in hell, Art Keller thinks, do flowers bloom fire”) and leaves Keller among more poppies in