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The Mexican-American war was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848.
Texas gained independence from Mexico.
The settlers came to Texas to find new land, religous freedoms and a different life.
Lewis and Clark went on an expedition to find new land.
The United States bought the Louisiana territory from France.