Did you know the US occupied Mexico for about 8 months in the 1840s? President Polk was for conquering all of Mexico, but after a vote with congress, the US signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo fearing more blood shed and a long battle.
The Wild West was full of colorful characters, but few were as notorious as Tiburcio Vasquez. Born in California in 1835, Vasquez was a notorious bandit and outlaw who terrorized the state for over 20 years. His daring exploits and notorious reputation made him one of the most wanted men in California's history.