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Book Review: The Battle Of Palo Alto And The Mexican-American War

The Battle Of Palo Alto And The Mexican American War – by the National Park Service The Battle of Palo Alto is important mainly as the first major battle of the Mexican-American War, and moreover one that is accessible to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mexican-American War (Westward Ho!)

The Mexican-American War (Westward Ho!), by Emily Raabe Although this book is a very short one, at only 24 pages, it manages to include the Texan War of Independence as part of the context of the Mexican-American War, thus increasing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Empire Of The Summer Moon

Empire Of The Summer Moon:  Quanah Parker And The Rise And Fall Of The Comanches, The Most Powerful Indian Tribe In American History, by S.C. Gwynne Having read a bit about the Comanches before, I was not surprised to see … Continue reading

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