A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg's skilled storytelling and rigorous scholarship bring this American war for empire to life with memorable characters, plotlines, and legacies.
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Review: A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 US Invasion of MexicoUser Review - Don - Goodreads
It's probably better to ignore the Mexican American War. Our reasons were questionable, at best, while the outcome was unquestionably good for America (bad for Mexico). The war is told from the ... Read full review
Review: A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 US Invasion of MexicoUser Review - Naomi - Goodreads
Well-written history of a grim and brutal unjust war, Greenberg's analysis and attention to race, gender, class, and religion make this history vital to students of American history. Read full review