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This day in history February 2

February 2 1848 - United States and Mexico sign a peace treaty.

The United States and Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican-American War. Under the terms of the U.S. Peace Commissioner, Nicholas Trist, negotiated, the United States acquired Upper California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Texas. The Rio Grande was designated the U.S.-Mexican boundry. For its part, the United States was tp pay Mexico $15 million for the new boundries and to pay debts the Mexican government owed American citizens. (The History Channel)

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