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What happened to America after the Mexican-American War?
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 Revolution changed the Colonies from being run by England and it's King George, to being a free and independent nation ruled by a President (George Washington). The Revolu…tion made us a free, separate nation, (that still had slaves).
It became known as a world power.
Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma
Programs continued to increase,even though the economy was stronger
That possibility never entered the minds of politicians or the military leadership. It was a foregone conclusion at the outset that the Mexican population, industrial capacity…, economy as well as the battlefield capability and leadership would be no match against the US. It is quite unlikely that even the most optimistic military minds in Mexico wasted any time considering that option. It was only a matter of time. However, if Mexico had won, California would be part of Mexico or an independent nation. The US might not have absorbed Washington and Oregon, which might be part of Canada. Probably New Mexico, Arizona and parts of Colorado would be part of Mexico. The Texas border would be 100 mile further north and Texas might have eventually left the union and absorbed New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, etc. All pure speculation, of course, and others may reach different but equally valid conclusions.
The civil war was different because in the civil war it was northern America fighting southern America. in other wars it was all of America fighting a different country. They …were fighting because the South (or the Confederates) wanted to keep slavery in the US. The North ( or the union) was fighting to abolish slavery in the US. Of course, the North won.
The US and the Soviets simply watched each other's moves. If we built a big nuclear powered warship, then they would build something to match it. It was a game of "up th…e ante" on each other.
Mexico lost half of it's land. (The whole states of California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, as well as parts of Wyoming, Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas).
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Mexico City was captured and the war was ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
The size of Mexico was cut in half. look if your going to answer a question do it right. mexico lost what is now Nevada,parts of colorado,New Mexico, and texas.
It gave the US territories like Puerto Rico, Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, and the Virgin Islands. It also made the USA as a world power and united the nation together, an…d diminished Spain's powers.
It was a war. Therefore the assumption must be made that people fought, were wounded, shed blood and died. Such has always been the case when nations choose to go to war. Youn…g men in the service of their country were forever scarred both physically and mentally, noncombatants suffered and died. There was death and destruction, pillage and plunder, acts of both heroism and cowardice were observed. The Mexican American War was not that much different from ancient warfare and not that far removed from the modern battlefield. Yellow Fever caused more deaths then armed conflict among the US forces, but there were ample ways to die. Such is the nature of War.
Most of it was fought in present day Mexico.
It was a great US victory.