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Thursday, March 17, 2016
The Punitive Expedition: Congruess authorizes the expedition. March 17, 1916
While it was, in fact, already on, on this day Congress authorized military action in Mexico "for the sole purpose of apprehending and punishing the lawless bands of armed me" who had raided into the United States.