But hey -- who wants to get in the way of the narrative.
The central goal was to usurp authority, institute slavery, then become a US state.
Shocker, I know
The US recognized him.
When he showed up again in 1860 for take two of the same plan, the government of Honduras straight up executed him.
Walker would've tried more expeditions but kept getting arrested by the US Navy. Good on em
And all in direct violation of the Neutrality Act of 1794 but whatevs