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Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

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The final campaign of the Mexican War, won by the United States on September 14, 1848. In early 1847, President James K. Polk and Gen. Winfield Scott planned to occupy ...
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Guadalupe‐Hidalgo, Treaty of

Guadalupe‐Hidalgo, Treaty of (1848)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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(1848).

The treaty that ended the Mexican War with the United States was signed in Guadalupe‐Hidalgo, a suburb

Guadalupe-Hidalgo, Treaty of

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Peace settlement ending the Mexican War. Mexico ceded the present US states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada,

Guadalupe-Hidalgo, Treaty of

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a treaty signed in Guadalupe-Hidalgo on February 2, 1848, to end the Mexican War (1846–48). The United States agreed to pay Mexico $15 million and assume $3 million in adjusted claims of ... More
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(1846–48) a war that vastly increased U.S. territory and contributed to the sectional crisis. Elected in 1844 on a platform of expansionism, James K. Polk moved quickly to fulfill his ...
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Mexico is no longer a one-party state—elections are now fiercely contestedSome have suggested that Mexico's most important geographical feature is the 2,000-mile border it shares with the USA. But ...
Richard Barnes Mason

Richard Barnes Mason  

(1797–1850) U.S. army officer and military governor, born in Fairfax County, Virginia. He received a U.S. Army commission as a second lieutenant of infantry in 1817. He served in the ...
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

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The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, legally identified as the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits, and Settlement with the Republic of

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