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“Hostilities may now be considered as commenced.”

This is the story of the Mexican-American War’s beginnings. President James Polk is annexing Texas (much to Mexico’s chagrin). But does Texas end at the Nueces River? Or the Rio Grande? Whatever your view, this won’t be settled with words.

Welcome to the story, General Mariano Arista and General Zachary “Old Rough and Ready” Taylor.

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