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What if winfield scott got shot and died

  1. 1. WHAT IF WINFIELD SCOTT GOT SHOT AND DIED IN BATTLE IN THE MEXICAN- AMERICAN WAR? Kayla Guzman
  2. 2. GENERAL OF THE AMERICAN ARMY, WINFIELD SCOTT…. • Winfield Scott led the u.s army and successfully sieged Veracruz, and the following battles showing out successful for the Americans. • The Battle of Chapultepec was the final and successful battle for the Americans, ended the war with the Treaty of Hidalgo Guadalupe • Mexico lost 1/3 of its territory including: California, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico.
  3. 3. MEXICO WOULD HAVE WON THE MEXICAN- AMERICAN WAR • The American Army under general Zachary Taylor was weakening after the Battle of Monterrey • If Winfield Scott would have died in battle at the Battle of Veracruz, without his strategic plans the Americans would have begun losing afterwards. • Would have become stronger and larger than the U.S. Source: The U.S-Mexican War; A binational reader, by Christopher Conway and Gustavo Pelon
  4. 4. MEXICO WOULD HAVE A BETTER ECONOMY AFTER THE GOLD RUSH • California would have still been Mexican territory • so the Gold Rush would have made Mexico wealthier, as it would rejuvenate Mexico’s economy and its social growth. Source: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/news/after-gold-rush/
  5. 5. SLAVERY WOULD HAVE BEEN ABOLISHED EARLIER • President Vicente Guerrero, Mexico’s first black president, abolished slavery in 1829. • Territory that Mexico owned in America; California, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, would not have had slavery. Source: https://newstaco.com/2015/02/12/mexicos-black-president-abolished-slavery-before-u-s-civil- war/
  6. 6. IF WINFIELD SCOTT HAD DIED, AND MEXICO WON THE WAR… • Mexico would have a much better economy and less social problems than it has today. • Mexico could have become a superpower instead of the United States • People of Color would have probably dominated the world.
  7. 7. WORKS CITED • http://www.pbs.org/kera/usmexicanwar/biographies/winfield_scott.htm • https://www.nationalgeographic.org/news/after-gold-rush/ • https://newstaco.com/2015/02/12/mexicos-black-president-abolished-slavery- before-u-s-civil-war/ • https://www.thoughtco.com/battles-of-the-mexican-american-war-2136200

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