a tract of 45,535 sq. mi. (117,935 sq. km), now contained in New Mexico and Arizona, purchased for $10,000,000 from Mexico in 1853, the treaty being negotiated by James Gadsden.
The Gadsden Purchase is a 29,670-square-mile (76,800 km<sup>2</sup>) region of present-
day southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico that the United States ...
The Gadsden Purchase, or Treaty, was an agreement between the United States
and Mexico, finalized in 1854, in which the United States agreed to pay Mexico ...
It was the Gadsden Purchase that settled the main boundaries of the United
States of America (though Alaska was added in 1867).
In 1846, President Polk declared war on Mexico and sent troops to New Mexico
and California under General Kearny. This began the military era in New Mexico
The Gadsden Purchase Was Signed in Mexico City December 30, 1853. Meeting
in Mexico City on December 30, 1853, James Gadsden, U.S. Minister to ...
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo had described the U.S.-Mexico boundary
vaguely, and following the Mexican-American War, the United States and Mexico
Map and Facts about the 1853 Gadsden Purchase for kids. The provisions and
signficance of the Gadsden Purchase. Information about the Gadsden Purchase
The role of California, the Railroads, and the Gadsden Purchase in the history of
the United States of America.