The Mexican-American War

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Americans declared California to be independent. There are only 500 Americans that live in California, in contrast to the 12000 Californios. Yet in spirit of the manifest destiny, a same group of Americans settlers took control of Sonoma on June 14. Hostilities began between the two sides when Americans took houses the where ment for the Mexican milita.

Treaty of Guadalupe hidalgo

February 1848 the US and Mexico signed the treaty.nit officially ended the war and forced Mexico to turn over much of their Northern Territory to the US.