Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/21/2010
To fight Mexico, the United States had to mobilize, equip, and transport a large force, including both army and navy components.
President James Polk planned a complex campaign. He sent one army under Stephen Kearny to capture New Mexico and then march on to California. Commodore John D. Sloat assaulted California from the sea...
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
World History Standards (Grades 5-12)