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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
What did the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo do?
It ended the U.S.-Mexican War and transferred 500,000 square miles of land from Mexico to United States ownership.
When was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed?
February 2, 1848
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo favored whom?
The United States was favored. Mexico retained about half of its land.
As a result of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, most Mexicanos who remained in the territory acquired by the United States became what?
United States citizens
How does cultural diffusion relate to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?
Spanish language, Mexican traditions, and Mexican culture spread throughout the United States.
United States agreed to pay how much money to Mexico for the land it acquired?
The present-day states that were included in the land transferred to the United States were?
California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico as well as parts of Colorado and Wyoming.
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo satisfied much of the dream of a United States spreading from "sea-to-shining sea." What is that idea?