Producer: Peter Mays Productions
Format: DVD Running time: 28 mins.
The 1846-1848 war with Mexico, a pivotal though relatively unknown series of events, had tremendous impact on the Southwestern U.S. and the shape of the country as a whole. Through animated maps, viewers can visualize a brief history of Latin America, Mexico and the Texas Revolution, as well as the causes and progress of the Mexican-American War. This simple, functional approach makes it easy for students to acquire valuable geography skills while mastering the nuances of this complex period.