Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 61 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...aning power of the United States the opportunity he sought to enable him to plant his foot firmly on the soil of the Montezumas, thinking that, once the City of Mexico was occupied by his troops, the United States would never again be in a condition to offer any obstacles to the permanent establishment of French authority.
It was this ambitious project only that induced France to abandon her old friendship f...
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