Asked in History of the United States
History of the United States
In what state is most of the land of the Gadsden Purchase found?
August 22, 2014 3:59AM
The Gadsden Purchase saw the purchase of land from Mexico by the United States. Most of the land acquired from this purchased exists in southern Arizona just below Phoenix. The remaining land exists in New Mexico.
Most of the land of the gadsden purchase is found in which state?
Asked in History of the United States, Texas, Mexico
Which was the first state after Mexico to be created from land acquired?
Asked in Mexico
The land that was purshased by Mexico in 1853 became part of what state?
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What was the gadsden purchase and why was it important?
The Gadsden Purchase was the United States' land acquisition from Mexico in 1853. The U.S. paid $15,000,000 (including $3,000,000 in claims of American citizens) for the 45,535 square miles of land that became the southern parts of Arizona and New Mexico. The purchase was made by James Gadsden, for who the purchase was named after.