Undocumented US Soldiers invade Mexico 1916

On March 15, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson sent 4,800 US troops across the US – Mexican border in pursuit of Mexican revolutionary leader, Pancho Villa.  The US Troops were undocumented and uninvited.  The incident occurred during the Mexican Revolution, and was in retaliation for Villa’s raids in New Mexico and the reported killing of sixteen employees of ASARCO, a mining company based in Tucson, Arizona.   The US government backed Villa’s rival, Venustiano Carranza, in another instance of election interference.
El 15 de marzo de 1916, el presidente Woodrow Wilson envió 4.800 soldados estadounidenses a través de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México en busca del líder revolucionario mexicano, Pancho Villa. El incidente ocurrió durante la Revolución Mexicana y fue en represalia por las redadas de Villa en Nuevo México y el asesinato de dieciséis empleados de ASARCO, una empresa minera con sede en Tucson, Arizona. El gobierno de Estados Unidos respaldó al rival de Villa, Venustiano Carranza.

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