American soldiers occupy Vera Cruz

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Historical Context Note

After the arrest of American sailors in Tampico, Mexico, President Woodrow Wilson orders American sailors and marines to occupy Vera Cruz. In November, after Mexican President Huerta fled the country, the president withdrew the …
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Editors. "American soldiers occupy Vera Cruz". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11018, accessed 25 October 2014.]