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This is a list of wars involving the United Mexican States.

Mexico has been involved in numerous different military conflicts over the years, with most being civil/internal wars.

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Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Results
Mexican War of Independence
(1810–1821)
  Mexico
  Mexican Insurgents
European Volunteers
  Mexican Ex-Royalists
  Army of the Three Guarantees
  Spain
  Spanish Royalists
  Mexican Royalists
Victory
Long Expedition
(1819)
  First Mexican Empire
  Army of the Three Guarantees
  Texan Filibusters Victory
  • Rebels defeated and captured
  • James Long executed
Texas–Indian Wars
(1820–1875)
  First Mexican Empire
  Spain
  United States
  Texas
Comanche Victory
  • Extinction of many tribes in Texas, including the Karankawan, Akokisa and Bidui
Spanish Attempts to Reconquer Mexico
(1821–1829)
  First Mexican Empire (1821–1822)
  Mexico
  Spain Victory
Comanche–Mexico Wars
(1821–1870)
  First Mexican Empire (1821–1822)
  Mexico
Comanche
Kiowa
Victory
  • Many successful raids by Comanche
  • Comanche gradually defeated in Mexico and the United States
Apache–Mexico Wars
(1821–1915)
Part of the Mexican Indian Wars and the American Indian Wars

  Crown of Castile (1600s–1716)


  Spain (1600s–1821)


  First Mexican Empire (1821–1822)
  Mexico (after 1822)


  United States


  Confederate States (1861–1865)

Apache Victory
  • Apache gradually defeated in Mexico and the United States
Yaqui Wars
(1821–1929)
Part of the Mexican Indian Wars
  Spain (1533–1821)

  First Mexican Empire (1821–1822)
  Mexico (after 1822)


  United States (1896–1918)

  Yaqui Victory
  • Yaqui revolts put down
Mexican Indian Wars
(1821-1933)

  Crown of Castile
(1519–1716)
Tlaxcalans and other Native Indian allies of Spain (1519–1821)
  Spain (1716–1823)
  Mexico
(1821–1933)
  Guatemala (1823-1933)
  Honduras (1823-1933)
  El Salvador (1823-1933)


  England (1638-1707)
  United Kingdom (1707-1862)
  British Honduras (1862-1933)


  Republic of Texas (1836–1846)
  California Republic (1846)
  United States (1850-1933)
  Confederate States (1861–1865)

Various Native Mexicans

Mexican, Guatemalan, Honduran and Salvadoran victory
Casa Mata Plan Revolution
(1822-1823)

  Republicans
  United Kingdom
  Gran Colombia

  Imperialist
  Spain

Republican Victory
Rebellion of Oaxaca
(1823)

  Provisional government

  Oaxaca

Provisional Government Victory

Rebellion of Guadalajara
(1823)

  Provisional government

  Jalisco

Victory of the provisional Government

• Constitution of Colima as Territory of the Nation

Rebellion of Puebla
(1823)

  Provisional government

  Mexican Independents

Victory of the provisional Government

Revolt of Querétaro
(1823)

  Provisional government

  Mexican Independents

Victory of the provisional Government


Fredonian Rebellion
(1826–1827)
  Mexico
Comanche tribes (peace treaty)
  Texan Rebels
Comanche tribes (initial plotting support)
Victory
  • Edwards Rebels defeated
  • Comanches convinced to back down and peace treaty established
  • Mexican amnesty for rebels except the Edwards brothers, Martin Parmer, and Adolphus Sterne
  • A larger Mexican garrison established in Nacogdoches
  • Law restricting immigration into Texas
  • The Edwards flee to the United States (returning later for the Texas Revolution)
Conservative Coup
(1829–1831)
  Conservatives   Liberals Conservative Victory
Rebellion in Zacatecas
(1835)

  Centralist

  Zacatecan rebels

Centralist Victory

Texas Revolution
(1835–1836)
  Mexico   Texas
  United States (support)
Defeat
First Franco–Mexican War
(1838–1839)
also known as the Pastry War
  Mexico   France
  United States
Defeat
  • Mexican government accepts to pay the 600,000 pesos
Mier expedition
(1842-1843)

  Mexico

  Texas

Mexican Victory

• Texan soldiers were forced to surrender

Mexican–American War
(1846–1848)
  Mexico   United States
  California
Defeat
Caste War of Yucatán
(1847–1901)
  Mexico
  Yucatán
  Guatemala
  United Kingdom
  British Honduras
Maya Victory
  • Republic of Yucatán rejoins the United Mexican States in 1848
  • Mayas achieve an independent state from 1847–1883
  • Mexico recaptures Yucatán
  • Conflict between the Mexicans and the Mayans continued until 1933
Revolution of Ayutla
(1854–1855)
  Liberals   Conservatives Liberal Victory
Reform War
(1857–1861)
  Liberals
  United States
  Conservatives Liberal Victory
Cortina Troubles
(1859–1861)
  Mexico
  United States
  Confederate States
  Cortinista militia Victory
  • Raids ended
Second Franco–Mexican War
(1861–1867)
  Mexico
  United States
  French Empire
  Mexican Empire
  Austrian Empire
  Belgium
  Spain
  United Kingdom
  Egypt Eyalet
  Polish Revolutionaries
Victory
Victorio's War
(1879–1881)
  United States
  Mexico
Apache Victory
  • Apache defeated
Garza Revolution
(1891–1893)
  Mexico
  United States
Garzistas Victory
  • Garza Revolution defeated
Mexican annexation of Clipperton Island
(1897)
  Mexico   France Victory
  • Mexican annexation, colony established
Venezuelan Crisis of 1902–1903
(1902–1903)
  United Kingdom
  Germany
  Italy
  Spain
  Mexico
  Belgium
  Netherlands
  Denmark
  Venezuela
  Argentina
  United States
Compromise
  • Arbitration by Washington
    • European powers ceasefire
    • Blockade on Venezuela lifted
    • Payment plan of Venezuelan debt to the European powers established
    • Articulation of the Roosevelt Corollary
Mexican Revolution
(1910–1920)
  Counter-Revolutionaries

  Mexico


  United States (1910–1913)


  Germany (1913–1917)


  Revolutionaries

  United States (1913–1918)


  United Kingdom (1916–1918)


  Germany (1917)


Constitutional Army Victory
Border War
(1910–1919)
  Mexico
  Germany
  United States Defeat
  • Seditionist insurgency suppressed
  • Permanent border wall established

Magonista rebellion of 1911
(1911)

  Mexico

  Partido Liberal Mexicano

Mexican victory

• Failure of the libertarian insurrection.


Cristero War
(1926–1929)
  Mexican Government   Cristeros
National League for the Defense of Religious Liberty
Knights of Columbus
Government Ceasefire
Escobar Rebellion
(1929)

  Mexican Government

Escobar Rebels Govermant Victory
  • Ecobar rebels defeated
Spanish Civil War
(1937–1939)
  Second Spanish Republic
  Soviet Union
  Mexico
  France
  Generalitat de Catalunya
  Euzko Gudarostea
  Comintern

  Lincoln Battalion
  British Battalion

Volunteers
  Nationalist Spain
  Germany
  Italy
  Portugal
Volunteers
Defeat
  • End of the Second Spanish Republic
  • Rise of the Francoist Spain Military dictatorship
World War II
(1942–1945)

Philippines campaign (1944–1945)

Battle of Luzon

  Soviet Union
  United States
  United Kingdom
  China
  France
  Poland
  Canada
  Australia
  New Zealand
  India
  South Africa
  Yugoslavia
  Greece
  Denmark
  Norway
  Netherlands
  Belgium
  Luxembourg
  Czechoslovakia
  Brazil
  Mexico
  Ethiopia
    Nepal
  Philippines
  Costa Rica
  Dominican Republic
  El Salvador
  Haiti
  Honduras
  Nicaragua
  Cuba
  Guatemala
  Vietnam
  Peru
  Iraq
  Bolivia
  Colombia
  Iran
  Liberia
  Ecuador
  Paraguay
  Uruguay
  Venezuela
  Turkey
  Egypt
  Syria
  Lebanon
  Saudi Arabia
  Argentina
  Chile
  Mongolia
  Germany
  Japan
  Italy
  Hungary
  Romania
  Bulgaria
  Finland
  Thailand
  Manchukuo
  Mengjiang
  Croatia
  Slovakia
  State of Burma
Victory
Mexico–Guatemala Conflict
(1958–1959)
  Mexico   Guatemala Ceasefire
  • Mexican retaliation halted by newly elected president Adolfo López Mateos
  • Diplomatic relations between the two nations are frozen for several months
  • South American meditation helps to prevent escalation
Nicaraguan Revolution
(1962–1990)
  FSLN
  Soviet Union
  Libya
  Cuba
  Bulgaria
  Romania
  Czechoslovakia
  Poland
  Mexico
  East Germany
  Chile (until 1973)
  Somoza Dynasty
  United States
  Israel
  Saudi Arabia
  Honduras
  Chile (since 1973)
  Brazil
  Paraguay
  Argentina
  Panama
  West Germany
  Pakistan
  Philippines
  Iran (indirectly)
Victory: Regime change in Nicaragua
  • Overthrow of the Somoza family dictatorship
  • Rise to power of the National Opposition Union
  • Start of the U.S. backed Contra War
Dirty War
(1968–1982)
  Mexico
  United States
Special "White Brigade" and other death squads
Left-wing groups: Victory
Zapatista Uprising
(1994)
  Mexico   EZLN Victory
Mexican Drug War
(2006–present)
  Mexico
  United States
  Colombia
Mexican Drug Cartels
Other Latin American DTOs
Ongoing

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El Universal - - Diez ms, prfugos: indagatorias". 23 June 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/08/americas/el-chapo-captured-mexico/index.html