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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

The treaty called for the United States to pay $15 million to Mexico and pay off the claims of American citizens against Mexico up to $3.25 million. It gave the United States the Rio Grande boundary for Texas, and gave the U.S. ownership of California, and a large area comprising New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and parts of Wyoming and Colorado. Mexicans in those annexed areas had the choice of returning to Mexico or becoming U.S. citizens with full rights.

They Lost The War And We STILL Paid Them!
That $15,000,000 Equals $77,520,000,000 Today


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44 posted on 10/19/2013 9:46:41 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule the all)
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47 posted on 10/19/2013 9:49:30 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule the all)
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