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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1848
|Speech of Mr. Cabell, of Florida, on the Mexican War
|4 March 1848
|Cabell, E. C. (Edward Carrington) (1816-1896)
|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.
|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
|Cabell, Edward Carrington (1816-1896) Polk, James K. (James Knox) (1795-1849)
|Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Law; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859