Influencias Espanolas By: H. Griffith & L.Bradshaw Why did the influence of Spanish culture on the U.S. increase after the Mexican War and what did America gain? Autobiography Me llamo Winfield Scott Yo vivo en Dinwiddie County, Virginia El año es mil ochocientos, cuarenta y seis(1846) Yo soy engreído, abrasivo, y poco diplomático i tengamos confianza, soy atrevido, y tengo un disreguard arrogante para la seguridad personal Yo soy dedicado a las circunstancias Me llaman “alboroto viejo y plumas” Yo soy una de las mejores mentes militares del siglo Delego responsibilidad Impact of Spanish Culture and What America Gained Political border was created & literally split families apart Violence and violations towards the Mexicans US gained around 75,000 Spanish speakers Many American’s wanted to wipe out Spanish from the US Many Mexican citizens moved out of Texas 1850 census recorded fewer than 16,000 Mexican Texans Access to Pacific ports and minerals & riches Land to make more profit off of Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848: Signed at Guadalupe Hidalgo north of capital where Mexican government fled with advance of US forces Mexico fully surrenders their land Mexican territory gained: Upper California, New Mexico, Arizona, parts of Nevada, Colorado, Texas, Wyoming, and Utah Commissioner Colonel Jon Weller & surveyor Andrew Grey were appointed by US government & General Pedro Conde & Sr. Jose Illarregui were appointed by Mexican government to survey & set boundary The Rio Grande was known as the southern boundary with the US US paid Mexico $15,000,000 & paid American citizens debts owed to them by the Mexican government Gave civil rights to Mexicans living in the US Ended the war and specified consequences of the war Vocabulary Engreído: conceited Abrasivo: abrasive Poco Diplomático: undiplomatic Tengamos: it Confianza: confidence Atrevido: daring Arrogante: arrogant Seguridad: security Circunstancias: circumstances Dedicado: dedicated Alboroto Viejo: old fuss Mejores: top Mentes: minds Siglo: century Delego: I delegate Militares: military Works Cited Castañeda, et al. "The Aftermath of War." PBS. KERA, 19952006. Web. 7 Jan. 2014. <http://www.pbs.org/kera/usmexicanwar/aftermath/>. "Teaching With Documents: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo." National Archives. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2014. <http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/guadalupehidalgo/>. Worth, Richard. Independence for Latino America. Ed. Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, Ph.D. New York City: Infobase Publishing, n.d. Print. Spanish Influences: Why did the war happen? Autobiography ¡Hola! Me llamo Sam Houston. Yo vivo en Texas. El año es 1846. Soy uno de Washingtons primera senadores. Why did the War Happen? Conflict began because America and Mexico were seeing who was going to control of Texas because it was on the border of Mexico and America. After the Americans won the revolutionary war, they started discovering the west of the us and they discovered Texas and Mexico did not approve. Since the discovery of Lewis and Clark Americans started moving west and discovering new land like the Louisiana Purchase. The significance of this was that Louisiana is right next to Texas. Texas was a large amount of land, and could have many possibilities like new resources for different things which could bring money into Mexico. More Americans started moving to Texas and it then became more independent and more American. Texas then declared independence from Mexico in 1836. War began in 1846. In the time period of 1836-1846: in 1845 Texas is admitted to the Union Vocabulary Primera: first Senadores: senators Works Cited "The Mexican-American War." Social Studies for Kids. Social Studies for Kids, n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2014. <http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/>. Sam Houston. Peterborough: Cobblestone, 1994. Print.