In honor of the 150th anniversary of the treaty signing, the Library of Congress created an online presentation on the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. It includes page images of the original treaty housed in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division and the area map used during the negotiations from the Geography and Map Division.
Search PPOC using the subject heading "Mexican War, 1846-1848 " to find digital images related to the Mexican such as prints and political cartoons. Search all text fields in PPOC using the phrase "Mexican War" to locate additional images.
On February 2, 1848, the United States and Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican War (1846-48). This guide provides access to digital materials at the Library of Congress, links to external websites, and a print bibliography.
On June 23, 1845, a joint resolution of the Congress of Texas voted in favor of annexation by the United States. On June 23, 1845, a joint resolution of the Congress of Texas voted in favor of annexation by the United States.
United States General Zachary Taylor was victorious over Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna in the Battle of Buena Vista on February 23, 1847. Named for a nearby hacienda, the Battle of Buena Vista was fought near Monterrey in northern Mexico.