A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico

A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico

Amy S. Greenberg


Often forgotten and ignored, the U.S.-Mexican conflict featured fake starts off, atrocities, and bold back-channel negotiations because it divided the kingdom, cleared the path for the Civil warfare a new release later, and introduced the occupation of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s expert storytelling and rigorous scholarship carry this American battle for empire to lifestyles with memorable characters, plotlines, and legacies.

This definitive historical past of the 1846 clash paints an intimate portrait of the most important avid gamers and their international. it's a tale of Indian fights, occur future, mystery army maneuvers, gunshot wounds, and political spin. alongside how it captures a tender Lincoln mismatching his outfits, the lasting effect of the Founding Fathers, the beginning of the Daughters of the yank Revolution, and America’s first nationwide antiwar circulate. A key bankruptcy within the construction of the U.S., it's the tale of a burgeoning country and an unforgettable clash that has formed American history.

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