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The San Patricios & The Mexican-American War

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When the United States went to war with Mexico in 1846, many men serving in the US Army were Irish immigrants. Following in the tradition of the Wild Geese, Irish soldiers fought in the Army for more than a hundred years.

But faced with the anti-Catholic discrimination rampant in the United States, some left the US Army and joined the Mexican army instead. At the war’s end, the US hanged them as deserters, but today they are celebrated as heroes in Mexico and Ireland. We’ll examine their history, and view a documentary about their story.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Location
CE South Building

Instructor
Angelo Cervantes 

 

Notice

Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Tuition: 

$20.00


Registration Closes On
Friday, March 8, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/8/2019 - 3/8/2019 Weekly - Fri 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 109 Angelo Cervantes