Asked in History of the United StatesWar and Military HistoryMexican-American War
History of the United States
War and Military History
How did the Mexican war begin?
March 17, 2011 5:18PM
It began when a small US Army patrol bumped into a large Mexican Army encampment in the contested Neuces Strip border area of south Texas near present day Brownsville, Texas on 25 April 1846 in what is called the Thornton Affair.
In which town did the Mexican War for Independence begin?
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How did the Mexican-French war begin and end?
The Mexican-French war begin when the French army tried to capture Puebla de Los Angeles, a small town in east-central Mexico. The Mexican victory at Pueblo, under the direction of General Ignacio Zaragoza tightened the Mexican resistance, and six years later France withdrew. Today, Mexicans celebrate the victory at Pueblo on May 5, Cinco de Mayo.