Jacob Hornberger, founder and president of the Future of Freedom Foundation, discusses the 1845 annexation of Texas and subsequent Mexican-American War, President James K. Polk’s determination to acquire northern Mexico by conquest after his purchase offer was refused, the U.S. immigrants who defected from the army to fight on Mexico’s side as the San Patricio battalion, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo land grab and the longstanding open-borders policy after the war’s end.
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Jacob G. Hornberger is founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation. He is a regular writer for The Future of Freedom Foundation’s publication, Freedom Daily, and is a co-editor or contributor to the eight books that have been published by the Foundation.