1848 in the United States

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Events from the year 1848 in the United States.


Federal Government


February 2: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed, ending the Mexican–American War and ceding all the Republic of Texas's territorial claims to the United States for $15m.


May 29: Wisconsin admitted as the 30th U.S. state.




No fixed date




See also

Further reading

  • The Emigrant's Hand-book, or, A directory and guide for persons emigrating to the United States of America; also, a concise description of the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri and Iowa, and the western territories, and including a statement of the modes and expenses of travelling from New York to the interior, New York: J.H. Colton, 1848, OCLC 2604051 


  1. ^ Claflin, Alta Blanche (1915). Political parties in the United States 1800–1914. New York Public Library. p. 50.
  2. ^ Wellman, Judith (2000). The Road to Seneca Falls. University of Illinois Press. p. 176. ISBN 0-252-02904-6.

External links

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