Definition: Area of the
present-day United States that Mexico agreed to give up as
part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the
Mexican-American War. This territory included all of the
present-day states of California, Nevada, and Utah and also
parts of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and
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of the Mexican Cession
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of the Mexican-American
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