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The Taking of Mexico City

Winfield Scott was “one of the greatest soldiers the United States Army has ever produced,” fighting in the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the Civil War. 339 more words

Civil War

King's Survey: Why They Came

In which we see journeys made by motley crews who travel in hope, wonder, and terror

 OK, kids. I’m guessing that some of you did the reading last night. 2,099 more words

Jim Cullen


The state of Veracruz is located on the Gulf of Mexico. Elevation varies from sea level to the Pico de Orizaba, Mexico’s highest peak at 5,636 m (18,490.8 ft) above sea level. 383 more words