Who was the United States first ambassador to Mexico?
The 1st United States Ambassador to Mexico is Powell Clayton http://www.answers.com/topic/powell-clayton, served from 1899-1905, appointed by http://www.answers.com/topic/william-mckinley.
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What do poinsettias represent?
Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are flowers of Mexican origin, native to the Pacific coast of the United States, some parts of central and southern Mexico (including the Mexican Pacific coast), and a few localities in Guatemala. They are named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States Ambassador to Mexico (technically first U.S. envoy to Mexico), who introduced the plant in the U.S. in 1825. extracted from wikipedia. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poinsettia) Poinsettias are named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States ambassador to Mexico. They are named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States Ambassador to Mexico.
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Who was the poinsettia named after and what was his profession?
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Which ambassdor to Mexico first introduced the Poinsettia to our Chistmas customs?
Who was the first United States president to appoint a woman ambassador?
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Do pointsettas grow in Mexico?
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Which ambassador to Mexico first introduced the Poinsettia to our Christmas customs?
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When did the poinsettia become associated with Christmas?
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Which ambassador to Mexico first introduced the poinsettia to your Christmas customs?
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What popular plant did the ambassador bring back from US to Mexico?
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What country was the first to have colored-television?
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Who was involved with Zimmerman telegram?
a letter toMexico from Germany in the first world war It was a letter to Mexico from Germany during World War I by German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmerman. It stated that if the United States was to enter the war on the side of the Allies, the German ambassador to Mexico was to approach the Mexican Government offering a military alliance against the United States in exchange for German material aid to Mexico to help the Mexican government reclaim territory lost to the United States during the Mexican - American War.
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Which American brought the poinsettia to the US?
Joel Roberts Poinsett was the first United States Ambassador to Mexico being appointed by President John Quincy Adams in the 1820's. At the time of his appointment, Mexico was involved in a civil war. Because of his interest in botany he introduced the American Elm into Mexico. During his stay in Mexico he wandered the countryside looking for new plant species. In 1828 he found a beautiful shrub with large red flowers growing next to a road. He took cuttings from the plant and brought them back to his greenhouse in South Carolina. Even though Poinsett had an outstanding career as a United States Congressman and as an ambassador he will always be remembered for introducing the poinsettia into the United States.
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When did the united states first claim new Mexico?
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When was Mexico recognized as an independent country?
Was Santa Fe church in New Mexico the first church made in the United states?
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Who was the worlds first woman ambassador?
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How did California first start to separate from Mexico?
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How many times was Thomas Jefferson elected?
Thomas Jefferson was elected for more than just President. First, he was elected Delegate from Virginia to the Second Continental Congress. A few laters after he was elected the 2nd Govenor of Virginia. Next he was elected Delegate from Virginia to The Congress of the Confederation. Then, he was elected United States Ambassador to France. After serving as ambassador from United States to France he got elected 1st United States Secretary of State. Then he became the 2nd Vice President of the United States. He was elected the Third President of the United States in 1801. He was reelected President of the Untied States in 1805 and served till 1809.