Teaching With Documents: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (National Archives) – http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/guadalupe-hidalgo
Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:
- Who were the Mexican officials who negotiated the treaty?
- Why did the US President attempt to recall his chief negotiator?
- What part of the treaty did the Senate ditch upon ratification?
An article outlining how the treaty ending the Mexican War was negotiated and its major provisions. Links to photographs of the treaty and some boundary markers. In addition to being useful in stories referencing the treaty, this article may be of help in dreaming up similar situations or treaties in stories about the future.