What were Amerca’s motives for waging war in Mexico in 1848? Additionally, how “American” is the Mexican-American War of 1848? Does the war against Mexico represent the values Americans associate with

What were Amerca’s motives for waging war in Mexico in 1848? Additionally, how “American” is the Mexican-American War of 1848? Does the war against Mexico represent the values Americans associate with the United States? And how similar is the recent political situation in Iraq and Afghanistan linked with this idea of Manifest Destiny?

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