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" has passed the boundary of the United States, . . . and shed American blood upon American soil. War exists, and exists by the act of Mexico herself. "
A Life of Benito Juarez: Constitutional President of Mexico - Page 36
by Ulick Ralph Burke - 1894 - 384 pages
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Division and Reunion, 1829-1889, Volume 3

Woodrow Wilson - African Americans - 1893 - 326 pages
...passing the Rio Grande, captured Matamoras. " Mexico," declared the President's message of May 11, 1846, "has passed the boundary of the United States,...exists, and exists by the act of Mexico herself." Upon the eve of these affairs Mexico had been filled with civil disorders, and possibly it had not...
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Division and Reunion, 1829-1889

Woodrow Wilson - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1893 - 326 pages
...himself passing the Rio Grande, captured Matamoras. " Mexico," declared the President's message of May u, 1846, "has passed the boundary of the United States,...exists, and exists by the act of Mexico herself." Upon the eve of these affairs Mexico had been filled with civil disorders, and possibly it had not...
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A History of the United States for Schools: Including a Concise Account of ...

William Augustus Mowry, Arthur May Mowry - United States - 1896 - 439 pages
...President Polk received intelligence of the skirmish, he sent a message to Congress declaring, "Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, and...exists, and exists by the act of Mexico herself." May 13th, 1846, a formal declaration that war existed with Mexico was passed by Congress. Texas is...
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A History of the United States of America: Its People, and Its Institutions

Charles Morris - United States - 1897 - 588 pages
...of this skirmish reached Washington, the President sent a message to Congress, saying that " Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, and...American blood upon American soil. . . . War exists, notwithstanding all our efforts to avoid it." Declaration of War. — This message roused opposition...
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A Students' History of the United States: 1897

Edward Channing - United States - 1898 - 603 pages
...report of the conflict reached Washington (May, 1846), the President informed Congress that "Mexico has shed American blood upon American soil. War exists, and exists by the act of Mexico herself." Congress accepted War with the issue thus raised, and war followed. The Mexican War Me*IC°. was in...
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A History of the American People, Volume 4

Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1902
...he had had no news except that of the ambush of the 23d of April, " Mexico has passed the boundaries of the United States . . . and shed American blood...exists, and exists by the act of Mexico herself." He had not consulted . Congress before he ordered General Taylor forward to the Rio Grande and brought...
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Divison and Reunion, 1829-1889

Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1905 - 326 pages
...passing the Rio Grande, captured Matamoras. " Mexico," declared the President's message of May II, 1846, "has passed the boundary of the United States,...exists, and exists by the act of Mexico herself." Upon the eve of these affairs Mexico had been filled with civil disorders, and possibly it had not...
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A Brief History of the United States

John Bach McMaster - United States - 1907 - 434 pages
...across the Rio Grande. When President Polk heard of the first attack, he declared that " Mexico has shed American blood upon American soil. . . . War...exists, . . . and exists by the act of Mexico herself." Congress promptly voted men and money for the war. Monterey. — Taylor, having crossed the Rio Grande,...
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The Old South and the New: A Complete Illustrated History of the Southern ...

Charles Morris - Southern States - 1907 - 640 pages
...shed,andthe President, on hearing ot it, sent a message to Congress, " Mexico has passed the boundaries of the United States and shed American blood upon American soil. . . . War exists, notwithstanding all our efforts to avoid it." This message was, in its way, amusing; war existing simply...
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The national period

Jeannette Rector Hodgdon - United States - 1908
...several men were, killed. President Polk at once sent a message to Congress. " Mexico," said he, " has passed the boundary of the United States, and shed American blood upon American soil. War ULYSSES S. GRANT exists by the act of Mexico herself." Volunteers were called for, and in 1846 General...
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