Mexican American War
independence of Texas, and maintained that, even if independent, the State had no claim south of the Nueces.
As a result of the Mexican- American war, the United States gained more territories including the states of New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California, Texas, and western Colorado for $15,000,000 and U.S. assumption of its citizens’ claims against Mexico. In addition, the war produced several other important results. The United States became a truly continental power, stretching from
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