1) The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo formally ended the Mexican War, set the Rio
Grande as the border between the United States and Mexico, and sold what
became the American Southwest to the United States. How much did the U.S. pay
Mexico for this land?
George III He became king of England, at age 22, in
1760, but was poorly equipped for the task in knowledge and
temperament. His reign of nearly 60 years included the loss
of the American colonies, which labeled him a tyrant,
industrialization of Great B
Alamo: In 1835, Americans living in the
Mexican state of Texas fomented a revolution.
Mexico lost the conflict, but not before its troops
defeated and killed a group of American rebels
at the Alamo, a fort in San Antonio.
Manifest Destiny: Coined in 1845,
Adams-Onis Treaty: Signed by Secretary of State
John Quincy Adams and Spanish minister Luis de Onis
in 1819, this treaty allowed for U.S. annexation of
Tariff of Abominations: An 1828 protective tariff, or
tax on imports, motivated by special int