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  • In 1848, at the end of the Mexican–American War, Los Angeles and the rest of California were purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and thus became part of the United States.Los Angeles-Wikipedia
  • Losses were far higher than during the recent defeat of Mexico, which saw roughly thirteen thousand American deaths, including fewer than two thousand killed in battle, between 1846 and 1848.American Civil War-Wikipedia
  • The area became a part of Mexico in 1821 following its successful war for independence but was ceded to the United States in 1848 after the Mexican–American War.California-Wikipedia
  • The California Republic was short lived; the same year marked the outbreak of the Mexican–American War (1846–48).California-Wikipedia
  • A few months later Mexican troops routed an American cavalry patrol in the disputed area in the Thornton Affair starting the Mexican–American War.Texas-Wikipedia
  • Victory in the Mexican–American War resulted in the 1848 Mexican Cession of California and much of the present-day American Southwest, making the U.S. span the continent.United States-Wikipedia
  • California became part of the United States in 1848 following the Mexican–American War and was admitted to the union as a state in 1850.San Diego-Wikipedia
  • The largest blow to Mexico was the U.S. invasion of Mexico in 1846 in the Mexican–American War.Mexico-Wikipedia
  • One example of a provision repeatedly supported by the House but blocked by the Senate was the Wilmot Proviso, which sought to ban slavery in the land gained during the Mexican–American War.United States House of Representatives-Wikipedia
  • The Battle for Mexico City was the series of engagements from 8 to 15 September 1847, in the general vicinity of Mexico City during the U.S. Mexican War.Mexico City-Wikipedia
  • The nickname became even more applicable during the Mexican–American War in 1846, after the Secretary of War asked the state for 2,800 soldiers, and Tennessee sent over 30,000.Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • It was also the objective of one of the two French invasions to Mexico (1861–1867), and occupied for a year by American troops in the framework of the Mexican–American War (1847–1848).Mexico City-Wikipedia
  • The U.S. Army fought and won the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), which was a defining event for both countries.United States Army-Wikipedia
  • Mexican rule ended during the Mexican–American War: Americans took control from the Californios after a series of battles, culminating with the signing of the Treaty of Cahuenga on January 13, 1847.Los Angeles-Wikipedia
  • The state's annexation set off a chain of events that led to the Mexican–American War in 1846.Texas-Wikipedia
  • Other sources differ on the origin of the state nickname; according to The Columbia Encyclopedia, the name refers to volunteers for the Mexican–American War from 1846 to 1848.Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • This task was driven by the need to inventory the vast lands added to the United States by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and the Mexican–American War in 1848.United States Geological Survey-Wikipedia
  • The Texas Revolution and the Mexican–American War in the mid 19th century led to huge territorial losses to the United States.Mexico-Wikipedia
  • Commodore John D. Sloat claimed California for the United States on July 7, 1846, during the Mexican–American War, and Captain John B. Montgomery arrived to claim Yerba Buena two days later.San Francisco-Wikipedia
  • As a result of the Mexican–American War of 1846–48, the territory of Alta California, including San Diego, was ceded to the United States by Mexico, under the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848.San Diego-Wikipedia
  • During the Mexican–American War the U.S. Navy blockaded Mexican ports, capturing or burning the Mexican fleet in the Gulf of California and capturing all major cities in Baja California peninsula.United States Navy-Wikipedia
  • After being defeated in the Mexican–American War, Mexico ceded much of this territory to the United States in 1848.Arizona-Wikipedia
  • The Texian Revolt of 1835–36 fomented a dispute between the U.S. and Mexico which eventually erupted into the Mexican–American War in 1846.Colorado-Wikipedia
  • (The Mexican–American War had just been fought.) The last changes to the limits of Mexico City were made between 1898 and 1902, reducing the area to the current 1479 sqkm by adjusting the southern border with the state of Morelos.Mexico City-Wikipedia
  • Treasury Notes were again printed to help resolve the reduction in public revenues resulting from the Panic of 1837 and the Panic of 1857, as well as to help finance the Mexican–American War and the Civil War.United States dollar-Wikipedia
  • Events such as the Mexican–American War, the French Intervention and the Reform War left the city relatively untouched and it continued to grow, especially during the rule of President Porfirio Díaz.Mexico City-Wikipedia
  • At the conclusion of the Mexican–American War in 1848, the United States annexed New Mexico as the U.S. New Mexico Territory.New Mexico-Wikipedia
  • A decade later, in the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), the Marines made their famed assault on Chapultepec Palace in Mexico City, which would be later celebrated as the "Halls of Montezuma" in the Marines' Hymn.United States Marine Corps-Wikipedia
  • Early in the Mexican–American War in late 1846, the United States had taken control of New Mexico and California.Utah-Wikipedia
  • During the Mexican–American War (1847–1848), the U.S. Army occupied the national capital of Mexico City and pursued its claim to much of northern Mexico, including what later became Arizona Territory in 1863 and later the State of Arizona in 1912.Arizona-Wikipedia

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