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The Mexican-American War

John DiConsiglio - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 80 pages
Why was the Mexican American War so important in the formation of the modern United States? Could Texas have survived as an independent nation or part of Mexico? This book ...
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Mr. Polk's Army: The American Military Experience in the Mexican War

Richard Bruce Winders - History - 2001 - 288 pages
A study of the American military experience in the Mexican War. Drawing on diaries, journals and reminiscences, it: presents the daily life of soldiers at war; links the army ...
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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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So Far from God: The U.S. War With Mexico, 1846-1848

John S.D. Eisenhower - History - 2013 - 448 pages
The Mexican-American War of the 1840s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield ...
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Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Early America: From the Colonial Era to ...

David Stephen Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler - History - 2007 - 248 pages
Examines the lives of ordinary civilians who did not leave home to fight during America's first wars, including the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, the War of ...
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Legal History of the Color Line: The Rise and Triumph of the One-drop Rule

Frank W. Sweet - History - 2005 - 540 pages
This analysis of the nearly 300 appealed court cases that decided the "race" of individual Americans may be the most thorough study of the legal history of the U.S. color line ...
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A Fire in Their Hearts: Yiddish Socialists in New York

Tony Michels - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 352 pages
In a compelling history of the Jewish community in New York during four decades of mass immigration, Tony Michels examines the defining role of the Yiddish socialist movement ...
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One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal ...

Karen Woods Weierman - History - 2005 - 214 pages
The proscription against interracial marriage was for many years a flashpoint in American culture. In One Nation, One Blood, Karen Woods Weierman explores this taboo by ...
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Reforging the White Republic

Edward J. Blum - History - 2007 - 376 pages
During Reconstruction, former abolitionists in the North had a golden opportunity to pursue true racial justice and permanent reform in America. But why, after the sacrifice ...
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Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History

Paul D. Moreno - Business & Economics - 2008 - 360 pages
In Black Americans and Organized Labor, Paul D. Moreno offers a bold reinterpretation of the role of race and racial discrimination in the American labor movement. Moreno ...
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