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 neglected, the U.S.-Mexican conflict featured fake starts off, atrocities, and bold back-channel negotiations because it divided the state, prepared the ground for the Civil struggle a iteration later, and introduced the occupation of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s expert storytelling and rigorous scholarship deliver this American struggle for empire to lifestyles with memorable characters, plotlines, and legacies.

This definitive historical past of the 1846 clash paints an intimate portrait of the foremost avid gamers and their global. 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 impact of the Founding Fathers, the beginning of the Daughters of the yankee Revolution, and America’s first nationwide antiwar move. A key bankruptcy within the production of the U.S., it's the tale of a burgeoning kingdom and an unforgettable clash that has formed American history.

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