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Devotion to the Adopted Country: U.S. Immigrant Volunteers in the Mexican War

Tyler V. Johnson - History - 2012 - 180 pages
In Devotion to the Adopted Country, Tyler V. Johnson looks at the efforts of America’s Democratic Party and Catholic leadership to use the service of immigrant volunteers in ...
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Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War

John C. Pinheiro - History - 2014 - 256 pages
The term "Manifest Destiny" has traditionally been linked to U.S. westward expansion in the nineteenth century, the desire to spread republican government, and racialist ...
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Manifest Ambition: James K. Polk and Civil-military Relations During the ...

John C. Pinheiro - History - 2007 - 228 pages
Pinheiro explores the power and perseverance of James K. Polk, who overcame the political intrigues of both members of his own Democratic party and the Whigs in Washington, D.C ...
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Army of Manifest Destiny: The American Soldier in the Mexican War, 1846-1848

James M. Mccaffrey - History - 1994 - 275 pages
James McCaffrey examines America's first foreign war, the Mexican War, through the day-to-day experiences of the American soldier in battle, in camp, and on the march. With ...
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Wars Within War: Mexican Guerrillas, Domestic Elites, and the United States ...

Irving W. Levinson - History - 2005 - 173 pages
Utilizing information gleaned from twenty-four archives, including the normally closed files of Mexico's National Defense Archives, Wars Within War breaks new ground by arguing ...
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Mr. Polk's Army: The American Military Experience in the Mexican War

Richard Bruce Winders - History - 2001 - 288 pages
Drawing on numerous diaries, journals, and reminiscences, Richard Bruce Winders presents the daily life of soldiers at war; links the army to the society that produced it ...
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