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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo


Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo [Exchange copy], February 2, 1848; Perfected Treaties, 1778-1945; General Records of the United States Government, 1778-1992; Record Group 11; National Archives.

This treaty, signed on February 2, 1848, ended the war between the United States and Mexico. By its terms, Mexico ceded 55 percent of its territory, including parts of present-day Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah, to the United States.
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