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James K. Polk
James K. Polk(11 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of James K. Polk.
Zachary Taylor(12 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Zachary Taylor.
Mexico State Photo Gallery
Mexico State Photo Gallery(8 Photos)
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With its varied climate and diverse cultural influences, California boasts a range of natural wonders and architectural masterpieces.
New Mexico(7 Photos)
History.com's state gallery for New Mexico. Learn more about the state symbols and famous landmarks.
The vastness and diversity of Texas are evident in nearly all aspects of its physical features, economy, history and cultural life.
View pictures from the state of Arizona on History. See images of famous locations that represent the state.
View pictures from the state of Utah on History. See images of famous locations that represent the state.
View pictures from the state of Colorado on History. See images of famous locations that represent the state.
The AlamoVideo Clip (2:37)
Video Clip (2:37)
Find out why the battle of the Alamo still captures the imaginations of Americans after more than two centuries.
Zachary Taylor's Presidency
Zachary Taylor's PresidencyVideo Clip (3:39)
Video Clip (3:39)
Who was Zachary Taylor besides 12th U.S. President? Uncover his military career, political beliefs and surprising role in the expansion of slavery.
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The United States' victory in the Mexican-American War led to the acquisition of more than 500,000 square miles of Mexican territory extending westward from the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean.Go
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