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Alta California and Nuevo Mexico.

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Q: What area did the US acquire as a result of the Mexican American War?
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What happened to Mexico as a result of the Mexican American War?

It lost about half of its land area.


Which area on the map was acquired by the US as a result of the Mexican War?

California and the American Southwest.


What area of the US was gained in 1846 as a result of the Mexican American War?

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What area did the US acquire as a result of the war?

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What is the area of California that was added to the US?

California was part of the northern portion of Mexico that was added to the US as a result of the Mexican-American War.


When was the annexation of California?

California was a part of Alta California, a region of Mexico that the US acquired as a result of the Mexican-American War. This area wasn't annexed but was ceded.


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Why are traditional Mexican foods Catholic religious traditions and Mexican festivals popular in American Southwest?

the area was once part of mexico


What is a pachuco?

A pachuco is a Mexican-American, especially a juvenile delinquent in the Los Angeles area.


Why did the Mexican-American War begin?

The Mexican-American War began because of a clash between the Mexican Army and the US Army in the disputed border area called the Neuces Strip (See the Thornton Affair - see Related Link shown below).


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Under Polk, the US added an area in the Southwest , including New Mexico, and California as a result of the Mexican cession which was a part of the treaty that ended the Mexican War. The treaty also ended a dispute over the boundary of Texas. A separate treaty with Great Britain settled the dispute over the northern boundary of the Oregon territory.


What shows that the American Southwest was once part of Spener Mexico?

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