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Collection Reference Number GLC00267.125
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1848 
Title Speech of Mr. Cabell, of Florida, on the Mexican War
Date 4 March 1848
Author Cabell, E. C. (Edward Carrington) (1816-1896)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Discusses Polk's failure to consult Congress about the question of Texas' western boundary, the negotiation therein to settle the border dispute, and the order to send the army into Mexico.
Subjects Mexican War  US Constitution  Congress  President  Government and Civics  Law  Military History  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Boundary or Property Dispute  Texas  Westward Expansion  
People Cabell, Edward Carrington (1816-1896)  Polk, James K. (James Knox) (1795-1849)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Law; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859