The United States and Mexico sign the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

The United States and Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the war between the two countries and allowed the U.S. to purchase the territory stretching from Texas and Wyoming to California for $15 million dollars. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1998), 521.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Lawmaking/Litigating
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