In 1846, the United States went to war with Mexico over disputed territory on the Texas border. PBS discusses the Mexican American War.
A professor of Cornell University explains the Panic of 1837.
The National Park Service travels the Santa Fe Trail and explores significant destinations along the way.
History Net explores the Antebellum Period, covering Manifest Destiny and Westward Expansion.
The Smithsonian analyzes crucial parts of of Martin Van Buren’s career and life.
PBS explores the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Beyond territorial gains and losses, the treaty was important in shaping the international and domestic histories of both Mexico and the United States.