The United States of Mexico 1848

On March 10, 1848, the US Senate ratified the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which formally ended the Mexican-American War.  Depending on your point of view, Mexico either lost about 55% its territory to the US in this War, or the US stole about 55% of Mexico from the Mexicans.  (Image of the United States of Mexico in 1846, from the David Rumsey Map Collection.)
El 10 de marzo de 1848, el Senado de los Estados Unidos ratificó el Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo, que puso fin formalmente a la Guerra México-Estadounidense. México perdió alrededor del 55% de su territorio ante Estados Unidos en esta guerra. (Imagen de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos en 1846, de la colección de mapas de David Rumsey.)

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