While the US was heavily distracted from events south of the border, Mexico was planned by French leaders to become a puppet state of France. French soldiers and a puppet leader, tried to establish a "colony" of sorts in Mexico. When the US Civil War ended, troops were sent to the Mexican border and the US threatened military action unless France withdrew itself from Mexico. The puppet leader of Mexico was hung by the Mexican people.
Mexico was occupied by France during the American Civil war.
Mexico. Shortly after the Civil War ended, Mexico threw the French out.
We didn't. We were in the middle of our civil war (1861-1865).
It was busy with its own American Civil War (1861-1865).
Mexico remained neutral during the Civil War. In 1864 before the Civil War was over, Napoleon 3 of France invaded Mexico & set up a puppet empire ruled by Maximilian. After the Civil war in 1867, the Mexicans defeated the French, executed Maximilian, & made Benito Juarez the 1st President of Mexico.
During the course of the US Civil War, France set up a "kingdom" in Mexico. After the war, the United States demanded that France evacuate Mexico and placed an army on the Mexican - US border.
during the civil war in New Mexico the Indians raided the towns roads and forts making it dangerous to travel.
During the Civil War, France had established a protectorate over Mexico, installing Archduke Maximilian or Austria as emperor.
The period after the Civil War, 1865 - 1877, was called the Reconstruction period. Abraham Lincoln started planning for the reconstruction of the South during the Civil War as Union soldiers occupied huge areas of the South.
During the War with Mexico it was General Winfield Scott. During the Civil War, it was Jefferson Davis.
Yes. Denmark was occupied during World War 2.
New Mexico was occupied by the United States in 1846 and claimed by it in the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo after the Mexican War.
They didn't. They were just Territories then.
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Neither. New Mexico was not a state of the United States.
no it was not during the war Texas was still part of Mexico
the fear of Mexico getting involved because Germany sending a telegraph to Mexico to try to keep U.S. occupied during the war but failed because Mexico was scared of being destroyed by U.S.
Spain. Later Mexico was occupied by France but won that war too.
spain, england, asia.