Causes and Consequences of Mexican War
Primary source readings, write an essay on the causes and results of the Mexican War while answering the
What was the concept of Manifest Destiny and how was it explained in Polk’s Inaugural Address?
How did Polk justify the Mexican War?
What arguments did Lincoln use to oppose the war?
Analyze why this conflict and its results continue to resonate in Mexico.
Essays should be 700 to 900 words long, double-spaced with normal margins, in a 12 font, and your name and
a title at the top. Indicate paragraph separation by indenting the first line rather than adding additional space.
The essay should be in formal English, using proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.