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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Guadalupe Hidalgo, Treaty of, peace treaty signed by the United States and Mexico in 1848 to end the Mexican War. Mexico agreed to cede what are now Texas, California, Utah, Nevada, and parts of New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming to the United States in return for $15 million and the settling of over $3 million in claims of U.S. citizens against Mexico.

See also: Mexican War.

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