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

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