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" The cup of forbearance had been exhausted even before the recent information from the frontier of the Del Norte. But now, after reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood... "
The Winning of the Far West: A History of the Regaining of Texas, of the ... - Side 144
av Robert McNutt McElroy - 1914 - 384 sider
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - 1998 - 608 sider
...asked Congress to acknowledge that a state of war already existed. "Mexico," the president announced, "has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood on American soil." Congress responded with a declaration of war. 80 / "The Wilmot Proviso will shake...
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The Earth Shall Weep: A History of Native America

James Wilson - 2000 - 466 sider
...disputed area claimed by both governments. When Mexican and US troops clashed, Polk reported that 'Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory, and shed American blood on American soil,' and Congress promptly declared war. During the ensuing desperately unequal struggle,...
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The Hero's Journey Toward a Second American Century

Michael E. Salla - 2002 - 224 sider
...exhausted even before the recent information from the frontier of the Del Norte. But now . . . Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has...territory and shed American blood upon American soil. She has proclaimed that hostilities have commenced, and that the two nations are now at war.23 was...
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Presidential Machismo: Executive Authority, Military Intervention, and ...

Alexander DeConde - 2002 - 391 sider
...Polk said, had already exhausted the "cup of forbearance." He added, "After reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has...invaded our territory, and shed American blood upon the American soil. She has proclaimed that hostilities have commenced, and that the two nations are...
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Terror and Apocalypse Psychological Undercur

Jerry S. Piven - 2002 - 464 sider
...declaring falsely (Williams, 1981): ...[Mexican troops] had passed the boundary of the United States... invaded our territory and shed American blood upon American soil — War exists notwithstanding all our efforts to avoid it. (p. 155) It was he, not Mexico's leaders, who had sought...
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The Forging of the American Empire: From the Revolution to Vietnam: A ...

Sidney Lens, Howard Zinn - 2003 - 464 sider
..."attack" against innocents. The message he sent Congress claimed that "after reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has...territory and shed American blood upon American soil. ... As war exists ... by the act of Mexico herself, we are called upon by every consideration of duty...
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Michigan's Early Military Forces: A Roster and History of Troops Activated ...

Roger Rosentreter - 2003 - 518 sider
...concluded, "The cup of forbearance [has] been exhausted. . . . Now, after reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood on American soil." Polk decreed that war existed between the United States and Mexico despite "all...
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Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

Eliot Clarke - 2003 - 272 sider
...cavalry attacked on April 24, and there were casualties. President Polk reported to Congress, "Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood on American soil." There was no halting the popular fervor, and Congress promptly declared war May...
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Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered

John Channing Briggs - 2005 - 370 sider
...(1.487).38 A similar account of events was the basis for Folk's claim in his 1846 speech that "Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood upon the American soil."39 The crucial information Lincoln says is missing has to do with the village Taylor...
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Presidents from Adams Through Polk, 1825-1849: Debating the Issues in Pro ...

David A. Smith - 2005 - 138 sider
...the recent information from the frontier of the Del Norte. But now, after reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood upon the American soil. She has proclaimed that hostilities have commenced, and that the two nations are...
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