Greer County, Texas
Greer County, a county created by the Texas legislature on February 8, 1860 (and named for John Alexander Greer, Lieutenant Governor of Texas), was land claimed by both Texas and the United States.
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Miller County, Arkansas Territory
Miller County was a county that existed from April 1, 1820 to 1838, first as part of Arkansas Territory and later the State of Arkansas. It included much of what is southeastern Oklahoma and the nort...
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Gaines Ferry
Gaines Ferry was a ferry on the Sabine River, between what is now Sabine Parish, Louisiana and Sabine County, Texas, at the eastern terminus of Texas State Highway 21, and the western terminus of LA 6...
Dawson Massacre
The Dawson massacre, also called the Dawson expedition, was an incident in which 36 Texian militiamen were killed by Mexican soldiers on September 17, 1842 near San Antonio de Bexar (now the U.S. city...
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Rio Grande border disputes
The Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte) has changed course several times in recorded history, leading to a number of border disputes, both international (involving Mexico and the United States) and betwe...
James Long (filibuster)
James Long (born February 9, 1793 Culpeper County, Virginia died 8 April 1822 in a Mexico military prison) led the unsuccessful filibuster Long Expedition to Texas.
Long was a former US Army surg...
San Elizario Salt War
The San Elizario Salt War, also known as the Salinero Revolt or the El Paso Salt War, was an extended and complex political, social and military conflict over ownership and control of immense salt lak...
Country Club Dispute
The Country Club Area is a suburb of El Paso, Texas. It was the object of a lengthy border dispute between Texas and New Mexico.
As part of the Compromise of 1850, Texas gave up its claim to port...
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Texas Santa Fe Expedition
The Texan Santa Fe Expedition was a commercial and military expedition to secure the Republic of Texas's claims to parts of Northern New Mexico for Texas in 1841. The expedition was unofficially initi...
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Rio Rico, Tamaulipas
Río Rico is a town located along the Rio Grande river in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. It is notable for its partial occupation of the Horcón Tract, a piece of land ceded by the United States to Me...
Boundary Treaty of 1970
The 1970 Boundary Treaty between the United States and Mexico settled all then pending boundary disputes and uncertainties related to the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte) border. The most significant ...
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Mier Expedition
The Mier Expedition was an offshoot of the Somervell Expedition, which was an unsuccessful military operation launched in November 1842 by a Texian militia against Mexican border settlements. It inclu...
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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo in Spanish), officially entitled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexic...
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo - Wikipedia
New Mexico v. Texas
New Mexico v. Texas, 275 U.S. 279, 48 S. Ct. 437 (1927), was a United States Supreme Court case that determined the boundary between Texas and New Mexico in the vicinity of El Paso, Texas.
This su...
Long Expedition
The Long Expedition was an 1819 attempt to take control of Spanish Texas by filibuster. It was led by James Long and successfully established a small independent government, known as the Republic of ...
Fredonian Rebellion
The Fredonian Rebellion (December 21, 1826 – January 23, 1827) was the first attempt by Anglo settlers in Texas to secede from Mexico. The settlers, led by Empresario Haden Edwards, declared independ...
Fredonian Rebellion - Wikipedia
Charles Lallemand
François Antoine "Charles" Lallemand (23 June 1774 – 9 March 1839) was a French general who served Napoleon I of France, tried to found a colony in what is now Texas, and finally returned to France to...
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Mexican-American War
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which be...
Mexican-American War - Wikipedia