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History Nugget #17: September 2019

Emperor Agustin’s Colonization Law Decree of 1823: Articles 1-4

Article 1. The government of the Mexican nation will protect the liberty, property, and civil rights of all foreigners, who profess the Roman Catholic apostolic religion, the established religion or the empire. 184 more words


Mexican- American War: Part 3C/ Legacy of Mexico’s War for Independence

When coupled with the issues inherited from her colonial period, Mexico’s War for Independence further hampered her development. Beginning with the War of Spanish Succession, the futures of Spanish and French Empires were joined. 3,505 more words

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[Free eBook] Two Roads to Guadalupe by Robert Lewis Taylor [1840s Mexican-American War Historical Novel]

Two Roads to Guadalupe by the late Robert Lewis Taylor, a winner of the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, is a standalone historical coming-of-age adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press. 256 more words

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History Nugget #16: August 2019

“It would be an idle waste of time to set about refuting the various attacks which have been circulated against me; they are framed in terms well calculated to reflect disgrace upon their authors”: they seem to be inspired by the furies; they breathe only of vengeance and of blood;—and those who wrote them, having been actuated only by the basest passions- were incapable of reflecting on the inconsistencies with which they abound. 56 more words


"Hispanic Invasion of Texas” – What, are you kidding me?

Once again we suffer the cost of an ignoramus with a gun putting the most lame, most ironic, false recollection of the past in place of the truth. 309 more words

History Nugget #15: August 2019

“the evils I have caused America, now that the dream has been removed from my eyes and my penitence has left me prostrate in bed: from here I can see, far off, the gallows upon which I shall be executed, and with each moment I breathe out pieces of my soul and feel that, before I die once and for all, I shall die a thousand times of shame for my excesses.” 22 more words


The Annexation of Texas, the Mexican-American War, and the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, 1845–1848

During his tenure, U.S. President James K. Polk oversaw the greatest territorial expansion of the United States to date. Polk accomplished this through the annexation of Texas in 1845, the negotiation of the  815 more words

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