This Week's Story

You Do Not Own Me! part four

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1840's: Can Mexico and the U.S. settle their differences without war?

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President Polk reached for his pen, and then stopped. I do not want a war with Mexico. If I ask General Taylor to take American soldiers and set up a camp along the Mexican border, will that start war between us?

Mexico has stopped diplomatic relations with us, since Texas was accepted into the United States as a state December 29, 1845.

How do we settle our arguments about our shared borders, debts…
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