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May 13, 1996, marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of the United States' declaration of war against Mexico. Interest in a modern reassessment popular war of conquest is beginning to stir throughout both Hidalgo County Historical Museum has mounted an important and a bill to create a military park at Palo Alto has been introduced In fact, the prospect of a free trade agreement between the U.S. and Mexico acted as a catalyst to stimulate a more general and deeper interest and culture of the borderlands.


Original published version available at www.jstor.org/stable/30242059

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Southwestern Historical Quarterly

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