Mexican-American War

Subjects: History, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: History

This two-part program explores the Mexican-American war through reenactments and interviews with Mexican and American historians. The special reexamines the controversial war that resulted in the U.S. taking control of what was nearly half of Mexico's territory; travels to Mexico City to visit the historic Castillo de Chapultepec, where the climactic battle of the war took palce, and the Palacio Nacional, the home of Mexico's government.


60-minute runtime; two-year copyright clearance

Part 1: Sept 24 at 6:00AM ET/PT

Part 2: Oct 1 at 6:00AM ET/PT

Mexican-American War

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