American soldiers occupy Vera Cruz (35 words)

Historical Context Note

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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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