Who was president during the mexican war?

Answer When Congress declared war on Mexico on May 13, 1846, the President of the United States was James K. Polk. Commonly referred to as the Mexican-American War, the Mexican War ended on February 2, 18... Read More »

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Who was the president during the Mexican War?

James K. Polk was president of the United States during the Mexican War from 1846 to 1848. The immediate cause of the war was the American annexation of Texas, which the Mexican government regarded... 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 »

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Who was the president at the start of the Mexican War?

President James K. Polk served as commander-in-chief of the United States military throughout the Mexican War. Polk was elected president in 1844 and took office in 1845. The Mexican War lasted fro... Read More »