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U.S. Leaders in the Mexican War By: Tyler and Brody
James K. Polk <ul><li>He was president at the time </li></ul><ul><li>Added the most territory of any president since Thoma...
John Slidell <ul><li>He was the U.S. minister to Mexico </li></ul>
John Calhoun <ul><li>Was the 7th vice president of the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Also served as secretary of war and...
Gen. Zachary Taylor <ul><li>12th president of the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Was sent to negotiate Texas border </li>...
Gen. Winfield Scott <ul><li>Served as the commanding general of the United States Army for 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>Was ...
Lt. Ullysses S. Grant <ul><li>He was 23 years old and just out of West Point academy </li></ul><ul><li>Served under Winfie...
Other Leaders <ul><li>Gen. William J. Worth </li></ul><ul><li>Major Gen. Gideon J.Pillow </li></ul><ul><li>Gen. Franklin P...
Works Cited <ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.historyplace.com/specials/calendar/docs-pix/polk.jpg </...
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  1. 1. U.S. Leaders in the Mexican War By: Tyler and Brody
  2. 2. James K. Polk <ul><li>He was president at the time </li></ul><ul><li>Added the most territory of any president since Thomas Jefferson </li></ul>
  3. 3. John Slidell <ul><li>He was the U.S. minister to Mexico </li></ul>
  4. 4. John Calhoun <ul><li>Was the 7th vice president of the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Also served as secretary of war and secretary of state </li></ul>
  5. 5. Gen. Zachary Taylor <ul><li>12th president of the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Was sent to negotiate Texas border </li></ul><ul><li>Served 40 years in the U.S. Military </li></ul><ul><li>Was given command of troops on Rio Grande River </li></ul><ul><li>Became a battle hero at the Battle of Buena Vista </li></ul>
  6. 6. Gen. Winfield Scott <ul><li>Served as the commanding general of the United States Army for 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>Was first since George Washington to earn the rank of lieutenant general </li></ul><ul><li>Was an unsuccessful whig party canadite in election of 1852 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lt. Ullysses S. Grant <ul><li>He was 23 years old and just out of West Point academy </li></ul><ul><li>Served under Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in Mexican War </li></ul><ul><li>Took part in Resaca de la Palma, Palo Alto, Monterrey, and Veracruz battles </li></ul><ul><li>He was the 18th president of the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Mexican war served as experience for the civil war </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other Leaders <ul><li>Gen. William J. Worth </li></ul><ul><li>Major Gen. Gideon J.Pillow </li></ul><ul><li>Gen. Franklin Pierce </li></ul><ul><li>Gen. Stephen Kearny </li></ul><ul><li>Gen John A. Quitman </li></ul>
  9. 9. Works Cited <ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.historyplace.com/specials/calendar/docs-pix/polk.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org </li></ul>
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