As a result of the Mexican-American War, the United States acquired land in the Southwest known as the Mexican Cession. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, signed on Feb. 2, 1848, ended the conflict and resulted in Mexico c... More »

The Spanish cession refers to either the "Florida Purchase" or "Adams-Onis Treaty" that was acquired in 1819 or to the Mexican Cession of 1848 where the United States acquired land in what is now modern-day Arizona, Cali... More »

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The Mexican Cession was the name given to the land, not including Texas, ceded to the United States by Mexico in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. This treaty officially ended the Mexican-American War. More »

The Mexican Cession was the name given to the land, not including Texas, ceded to the United States by Mexico in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. This treaty officially ended the Mexican-American War. More »

The Wilmot Proviso was a legislative proposal to ban slavery in any territory gained by the United States as a result of the Mexican-American War. Though it did not pass, it inflamed the existing sectional differences be... More »

The Spanish cession refers to either the "Florida Purchase" or "Adams-Onis Treaty" that was acquired in 1819 or to the Mexican Cession of 1848 where the United States acquired land in what is now modern-day Arizona, Cali... More »

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The political conflict that led to the Compromise of 1850 was largely instigated by the acquisition of territories from Mexico following the Mexican-American War. The events and actions that made the compromise possible ... More »