Lost 55 of territory Lost natural resources gold silver copper etc Los Ni\u00f1os

Lost 55 of territory lost natural resources gold

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Lost 55% of territory Lost natural resources – gold, silver, copper, etc.
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Los Niños héroes = The Boy Heroes Winfield Scott leads army against Veracruz and Puebla Attacks Mexico City. Three battles. Final Battle of Chapultapec Castle of Chapultapec is a military academy Six cadets between 13-17 years old stay and fight to the end They jump off the walls to their death as the Americans are capturing the castle Juan Escutia wraps himself in the Mexican flag and jumps to his death This historical event is significant in Mexican history and represents the Mexican view of the war.
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Chapultapec Castle
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Aftermath of the Treaty of Guadalupe- Hidalgo Mexico lost ½ of its territory Mexico lost the natural resources of: California=gold Nevada=silver Arizona=copper Texas = cattle New Mexico = sheep
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Tejanos and Californios Lost land to the Anglo settlers Squatters Courts they couldn’t understand (English, American customs) Tax laws they were not familiar with Paperwork they did not have 1850 US census Tejanos comprised 32.4% of the workers in Texas and owned 33% of the wealth In 1870 census Tejanos were 47.6% of the workers and owned 10.6% of the wealth.
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