What was the Mexican Cession?

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The Mexican Cession is the piece of land that makes up California, Nevada, Arizona, and part of New Mexico. This land was given to the US in 1848 as part of the terms of the Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo, the treaty that ended the Mexican-American War. You can find more information here: http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/mexicanwar/
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The Colorado Territory
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Through the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).
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