Who started the mexican american war?

Answer The United States started the Mexican American war. On May 11, 1846, Congress declared that a state of war existed between the Mexican government and the United States. They appropriated $10 millio... Read More »

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How many Mexican troops died in the Mexican-American war?

The number of Mexican troops who died during the Mexican-American War is estimated at about 25,000. Most of these deaths were the result of disease, which was rampant during the two-year conflict.S... Read More »

Who was the Mexican dictator during the Mexican American War?

Prior to the war, Mexico was run by a dictator named Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. He was deposed and sent into exile by a coalition opposed to his policies. They installed Jose Joaquin Herrera as p... Read More »

Who started the Mexican War?

The Mexican War was initiated by the United States government on May 11, 1846. Beginning with the struggle over the control of Texas, Congress declared war between the republic of Mexico and the Un... Read More »

How many American soldiers fought in the Mexican American war?

On all fronts the troop strength reached about 78,000 by the end of the war.