The Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo

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November 10th, 1845: $25 million offer to Mexico for the Rio Grande River
May 13th, 1846: Break out of war
September 20th, 1846: United States’ victory of the Battle of Monterrey
December 1846: Santa Anna becomes president in Mexico February 23rd, 1847: United States wins the Battle of Buena Vista April 1847: The United States wins the Battle og Cerro Gordo
August 1847: Mexico city is captured
February 2nd, 1848: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed
February 1848: Mexican territories ceded
Signed on February 2, 1848, in Guadalupe Hidalgo, a city north of the capital. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed by the U.S. and Mexico. The United States appointed Nicholas P. Trist, a citizen of the United States and the Mexican Republic has appointed Don Luis Gonzaga Cuevas, Don Bernardo Couto, and Don Miguel Atristain. This Treaty, brought to an end the Mexican American War. Bringing peace between the two countries. The U.S. called for Mexico to cede 55% of its territory, extending the boundaries of the United States by over 525,000 sq/m. This newly acquired land is what is known as present day Texas, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado,and Wyoming. In exchange for this land, Mexico received a $15 million compensation. word count: 130
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