Gadsden Purchase
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A purchase from Mexico in 1853 to settle a question as to the limits of the Mexican Cession of 1848. James Gadsden, a South Carolina railroad promoter negotiated for the acquisition of 19 million acres of additional land and the settlement of the claims. The territory acquired lies in the States of Arizona and New Mexico.

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