What as the Pastry War (1838-1839)?

Introduction The Pastry War (Spanish: Guerra de los pasteles; French: Guerre des Pâtisseries), also known as the First French Intervention in Mexico or the First Franco-Mexican War (27 November 1838 to 09 March 1839), began in November 1838 with the naval blockade of some Mexican ports and the capture of the fortress of San Juan… Read More

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What was the Pastry War (1838-1839)?

Introduction The Pastry War (Spanish: Guerra de los pasteles; French: Guerre des Pâtisseries), also known as the First French intervention in Mexico or the First Franco-Mexican War (1838-1839), began on 27 November 1838 with the naval blockade of some Mexican ports and the capture of the fortress of San Juan de Ulúa in Veracruz by… Read More