From Empire To Republic; The Story Of The Struggle For Constitutional Government In Mexico

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byArthur Howard Noll

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1903 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX C NOTES ON THE HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF MEXICO A Study of the historical geography of Mexico properly begins with a consideration of Spain's possessions on the North American continent prior to the year 1821. It was about the middle of the eighteenth century that Spanish territory in North America reached its maximum extent. With the changes which subsequently took place in the northern boundaries on the Atlantic coast, we have little to do, for Florida was not a part of New Spain. On the Pacific coast, Spain claimed all the territory from Panama to Prince William's Sound, though no permanent settlements had been made north of San Francisco. By the Treaty of Nootka (1790), to which Spain and England were parties, the former renounced all sovereignty to the North Pacific coast. Subsequently (1795), she fixed the limits of her territory on what is now the northern boundary of California. By the Treaty of Ildefonso in 1802, Spain gave up to France the Territory of Louisiana, which had been hers since 1760. Napoleon, the following year, sold Louisiana to the United States. Spain and France were at the time rival claimants to the territory lying west of the Sabine River in Texas, and the United States succeeded, by the terms of the purchase, to the claim of France in that territory. It was not until 1819 that the boundary line between the United States and the northern provinces of New Spain was established, and then it was as one of the terms of the Treaty by which the United States effected the purchase of Florida. This boundary line began at the mouth of the Sabine River and ascended that river to the thirty-second parallel of north latitude; thence it ran due north to the Red River; thence up the river to a point one hundred degrees west of Greenwich...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1903 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX C NOTES ON THE HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF MEXICO A Study of the historical geography of Mexico properly begins with a cons...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217698115

ISBN - 13:9780217698115

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