Zachary Taylor: a general summoned by Polk
John S. "Rip" Ford: a ranger
Offensive: a major troop advance
Winfield Scott: the new commander
Jack Coffee Hays: one of the most famous Texas Rangers
The U.S-Mexican War- one of the most critical moments of the war came when General Winfield Scott da oriels the Mexican port of Veracruz
The Texas Devils: "los diablos Tejanos"
Mexicans feared the Rangers so they called them the "los diablos Tejanos"
Taylor became a national hero
Issues led to the outbreak of the U.S-Mexican War?