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After winning the Mexican War (1846-48), the United States gained land that had previously been held by Mexico. The U.S. Senate (one of the two branches of Congress, the legislative body of the United States) ratified the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo on March 10, 1848. In the treaty Mexico gave up roughly half its territory, which included New Mexico and California, to the United States. Mexico also recognized the Rio Grande as its border with Texas. In addition, Mexico received payments in millions of dollars from the United States for the land the United States had received. Five years later, under the terms of the Gadsden Purchase, the U.S. purchased a small portion of land from Mexico for another $10,000,000, which was widely regarded as further compensation for the land lost in the war. The territory the U.S. gained is in present-day Arizona
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The Mexican American War began in 1846 and ended in 1848. From 1846 to 1848 and ending with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Most remained where they were and became US citizens.
There is no doubt in anyone's mind that California, one of the world's strongest self- sufficient economies, if it was a separate country all by itself; was the main pri…ze that changed the United States for the better.
People lost there homes.I know all this cause im Mexican/American So Ya!!! The Mexican Cession of Alta California and Nuevo Mexico.
President James Knox Polk.
Most of it was fought in present day Mexico.
Mexico City was captured and the war was ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Remember the Alamo
the mexican-american war happened in new mexico california rebublic,northern
The Mexican War between the United States and Mexico began with a Mexican attack on American troops along the southern border of Texas on Apr. 25, 1846. By the clash between… two patrolling armies called the Thornton Affair.
There has never been a war between America and England.
Cuba was granted independence, Guam and Puerto Rico became US Territories and the Philippine American War began.
In US Civil War
Mostly near the east coast between New York and Georgia, extending west to what we now call the mid-west.
Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma
they started farming for them.