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Mexican-American War

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  • Why are Americans so easily taken to war?

    To the editor: Professor Joseph J. Ellis' essay should be mandatory reading for all Americans. ("The American way of war: It may surprise you," Op-Ed, July 1)
  • Illinois museum stands its ground over Gen. Santa Anna's leg

    Illinois museum stands its ground over Gen. Santa Anna's leg
    Illinois museum officials say their Lone Star State counterparts have no leg to stand on as they seek a prosthesis from Springfield. The curator of the Illinois State Military Museum plans to keep Mexican Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's wooden leg...

    Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers

    Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers
    For decades, finding Spanish-language books in the U.S. was like tilting at windmills. Booksellers stocked few titles in the language of Cervantes, and those they carried came at a hefty premium. A paperback copy of "Don Quijote" in the original Spanish...

    A well-pronounced link between Catonsville and Howard County [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago Wanted: Links to the past In an article about a committee soliciting historical information and material, readers are reminded of the link between Catonsville and the Howard County area. Catonsville came to life because of Charles...

    PBS’ ambitious “Latino Americans” chronicles 500 years of history

    In the past few years, in the wake of the Latino impact on the 2012 presidential election, and with heated immigration discussions, the effect of the Latino population on America has been put more toward the forefront of people’s consciousness....