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A Chronology of the U.S.-Mexican War
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1845-6    1846    1847    1848


  • 2 February 1848: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed, formally ending the war.
  • 10 March 1848: U.S. Senate ratifies Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, with amendments.
  • [date?] March 1848: Santa Anna departs Mexico for exile in Jamaica.
  • 25 May 1848: Mexican Congress ratifies Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
  • 4 July 1848: President Polk formally announces ratification of Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
  • 2 August 1848: Last U.S troops leave Mexico.

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