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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

 
 
Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2016
1. Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo Marker
Inscription.
En este Edificio, el 19 de mayo de 1848,
el Congreso de la Unión ratificó el Tratado
de Paz, de Guadalupe Hidalgo, firmado con
los Estados Unidos de Norte América
el 2 de febrero del mismo año.
En diciembre de 1916 se celebraron aquí, las
Juntas Previas del Congreso Constituyente.
Comisión Local de Turismo.- 1947.

English translation:
In this building on May 19, 1848, the Congress of the Union ratified the Peace Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, signed with the United States of America on February 2 of the same year.
In December 1916 the organizational meetings of the Constituent Congress were held here.
Local Tourism Commission, 1947.

 
Erected 1947 by Comisión Local de Turismo.
 
Location. 20° 35.46′ N, 100° 23.484′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Benito Juárez Sur, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Calle Benito Juárez Sur, Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José M. Arteaga (a few steps from this marker); The Great Convent of San Francisco (about 120 meters
Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2016
2. Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo Marker
The marker can be seen to the right of the entrance doorway to the building.
away, measured in a direct line); Casa de los Ladrillos (about 120 meters away); The Flor Baja Fountain (about 150 meters away); The Royal Inland Road (about 180 meters away); Temple and Old Convent of San Agustin (about 210 meters away); Francisco León de la Barra (about 210 meters away); Captain Julian Diaz House (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo. With the ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Mexico lost 55% of her territory and stopped an unjust war of aggression by the United States of America. The signing of the treaty was seen by many Mexicans as a way to retain sovereignty and avoid complete U.S. control over the entire country. Querétaro had been the site of the Mexican central government since the U.S. occupation of Mexico City since September 1847.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, Mexican-American
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 135 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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