1848-02-02: Peace Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo signed; Mexico Cedes California to the US

Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo signed, ending U.S. Mexican war. As a part of the Mexican Cession, in return for $15 million, Mexico ceeds California to the US.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Guadalupe_Hidalgo

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