Guadalupe Hidalgo


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Guadalupe Hidalgo

(gwäthälo͞o`pā ēdäl`gō, wä–), shrine, central Mexico, in the Federal District. The basilica of Guadalupe containing the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (feast: Dec. 12) is the focal point of the most famous pilgrimage in the Western Hemisphere. According to legend, in 1531 a local Indian peasant, Cuauhtlatoatzin (who later took the name Juan Diego, and was canonized in 2002), reported to Archbishop Zumárraga a series of miraculous visions of the Virgin Mary on the hill of Tepeyacac. At the same time, an image of the Virgin was supposed to have been imprinted on the peasant's cloak. The Spanish prelate attempted to discredit the miraculous claims, but the spot was nevertheless renamed Guadalupe in honor of the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Spain. To this was added later the name of the revolutionary priest Hidalgo y CostillaHidalgo y Costilla, Miguel
, 1753–1811, Mexican priest and revolutionary, a national hero. A creole intellectual, he was influenced by the French Revolution. As parish priest of the village of Dolores, Hidalgo attempted to improve the lot of the natives.
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, who adopted her banner as his standard. She is the patroness of Mexico, especially beloved by the indigenous population. Although devotions at the site date to the mid-16th cent., many modern scholars doubt that Juan Diego ever existed, because his name is not associated with the shrine before the first mention of him in a 1648 account.

Bibliography

See D. Demarest and C. B. Taylor, ed., Dark Virgin (1956); S. Poole, Our Lady of Guadalupe (1995); D. A. Brading, Mexican Phoenix: Our Lady of Guadalupe (2002).

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In agreeing to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Mexico--a conquered nation--obviously had much less bargaining power than the United States.
Asimismo, los expertos destacaron como la mayor parte de los, estudiantes estadounidenses de secundaria desconocen que hasta 1848, cuando se firmo el tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo, Texas, Nuevo Mexico, California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah y la mitad de Colorado eran parte de, Mexico, asi como sus habitantes.
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the Mexican-American War in 1848, giving the United States present-day California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, along with parts of Colorado, Nevada and Utah.
Neither of these historic dates, I have come to find out, have as much significance to our specific city and region as the year 1848 when the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed in the Mexico City suburb for which it was named.
si desde el 2 de febrero de 1999, dia en el que el presidente Zedillo presento la primera iniciativa privatizadora --tal vez en un acto fallido para "conmemorar" que en la misma fecha de 1848 se firmo el Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo por el que perdimos la mitad de nuestro territorio--, y a pesar de que no ha faltado energia electrica en nuestro pais --hoy tenemos una amplia reserva, incluyendo los proyectos inconstitucionales realizados--, no se han creado sino perdido varios cientos de miles.
2, 1848: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo formally ends the Mexican War and cedes California to the United States.
Despues de la infausta firma del Tratado Guadalupe Hidalgo el gobierno de la Republica volvio a ocupar la Ciudad de Mexico desalojada por los invasores yanquis.
The United States paid the government of Mexico $15 million for much of the Southwest, including California, under terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Un analisis de los mismos nos muestra dos posiciones: por una parte, una vision liberal que ve la doble nacionalidad como un fenomeno que se extiende por el mundo, que puede contribuir a difundir los valores democraticos estadunidenses y que responde a los anhelos de la comunidad mexicano-americana y, por el otro, una vision conservadora que cree que la nueva ley va a revertir de manera practica el Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo y a erosionar definitivamente la lealtad de los nuevos ciudadanos a Estados Unidos.
Fremont agreed to cease hostilities between the two countries in California, paving the way a year later for the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, in which Mexico gave up all claims to California.
El lunes pasado, hace 150 anos, Mexico suscribio el Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo, consumandose el despojo mas vergonzoso sufrido por el pais al perder la mitad del territorio nacional.
In February 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ceded California and the rest of the Southwest to the United States in return for assumption of U.