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Mexico, War with The annexation of Texas caused an immediate rupture between the United States and Mexico, for the latter claimed Texas Texas as a part of her territory, notwithstanding its independence had been acknowledged by the United States, England, France, and other governmen
0. The claim for this amount was unsatisfied when the annexation of Texas took place in 1845.
Being fully aware of the hostile feelings of n in command of the United States troops in the Southwest, to go to Texas and take a position as near the Rio Grande as prudence would allow. 1,500 strong, was called the Army of Occupation for the defence of Texas.
At the same time a strong naval force, under Commodore Conner, sa e gathering in that direction.
This was disputed territory between Texas and the neighboring province of Tamaulipas.
When he encamped at Po (q. v.). Again the Americans were victorious.
The Mexican army in Texas was now completely broken up. Arista saved himself by solitary flig