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The Mexican War : how the U.S. gained its western lands

by Cantor, Carrie Nichols.

Format: Print Book 2003
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Non-fiction 973.62 C
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
 
Call Number  973.62 C
 
 
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Oversize j q 973.62 CAN
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Oversize
 
Call Number  j q 973.62 CAN
 
 
Summary
Introduces the Mexican War, also called the Mexican-American War, its causes, course of events, and aftermath.
Contents
A growing nation
The outbreak of war
How the war was fought
The result of the war
Timeline
Glossary.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Reviewed with Sarah Bowler's Father Junipero Serra and the California Missions. Gr. 4-6. Part of the eight-volume series A Proud Heritage: The Hispanic Library, these two volumes introduce subjects of some controversy, the building of the California missions by Father Junipero Serra and the causes and effects of the Mexican War. Both these compact books offer primarily straightforward recitation of the facts. At first it appears Bowler isn't going to mention the Native Americans' point of view, but she does, on one page, explaining that most of the history comes from the missionaries' perspective and outlining the drastic changes that the Indians endured and the many deaths that ensued. In Mexican War, Cantor offers the U.S. justification; discusses how the war was fought; introduces the pertinent characters, such as Santa Anna; and presents an evenhanded view of both sides of the argument. Both books have black-and-white and color photographs, a time line, a glossary, and a list of books and Web sites. . --Ilene Cooper Copyright 2003 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Proud heritage (Child's World (Firm))
Subjects Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Juvenile literature.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Publisher Chanhassen, MN :Child's World,2003
Language English
Description 40 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 39) and index.
ISBN 1567661769 (alk. paper)
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