Category: U.S. History

Constitution Day

September 17th is Constitution Day in the United States. I am providing a couple links. One to a site that gives some history regarding the history of Constitution Day. The other is a link to a PDF file of the Constitution of the United States. My Gravatar  is an image of the Constitution turned on…

Mexican- American War: Part 3B/ Revolutionary Legacy of the U.S.

Mexico and the United States moved from their colonial experiences into revolution on very different roads. Those experiences imparted important legacies on each nation. Legacies that provided challenges to and offered promise for life as independent nations. Because the United States and Mexico were both new nations, understanding their colonial and revolutionary legacies is critical…

Mexican- American War: Part 3A/ Colonial Legacy

Mexico and the United States share historical experiences. Both nations experienced periods of colonization, revolution, and independence. However, the experiences of each nation through these periods differ greatly. A cursory examination of these experiences helps to understand how each nation benefited, or suffered, from the legacy of those experiences. My aim is to understand the…