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The Overview Bible Project, a website that offers users a deeper look into scripture, has released a fascinating new infographic that explores Jesus Christ's lineage.

General Stephen W. Kearny

This is Stephen W Kearny. He was the General who in led troops across the Santa Fe trail and captured it.

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California History ‘Round The Town: General Kearny

PBS online video about the Mexican-American War

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR began. It would last for two years and with Mexico's defeat, America's size would more than doubled from the lands seized. Now the US reached from "sea to shining sea" .PBS short online video about the Mexican-American War

James K. Polk, our 11th President, returned the country to Jacksonian-Democratic rule. He is most famous for the Mexican War (of which Lincoln was an adamant critic) and his expansionist policy in general. For his biography, you'd be best served reading "A Country of Vast Designs" by Robert Merry.

James K Polk America President ( 1845 - 1849 ) Born James Knox Polk November 1795 Pineville, North Carolina, U. Died June 1849 (aged Nashville, Tennessee, U

Kit Carson's Grave, Taos, New Mexico - Soon after his return from Washington, D.C., his wife Josefa died from complications of child birth. Carson died a month later from an abdominal aortic aneurysm at age 58. He was buried next to his wife. His headstone inscription reads: Kit Carson Died May 23, 1868 Aged 59 Years His last words were: "Adios Compadres." Spanish for goodbye friends.

Kit Carson's Grave, Taos, New Mexico - Soon after his return from Washington, D.C., his wife Josefa died from complications of child birth. Carson died a month later from an abdominal aortic aneurysm at age 58. He was buried next to his wife. His headstone inscription reads: Kit Carson Died May 23, 1868 Aged 59 Years His last words were: "Adios Compadres." Spanish for goodbye friends.