The Gadsden Purchase

On December 30, 1853, the first draft of a treaty was signed that would complete the borders of the United States “lower 48.” The Gadsden purchase was grounded in the politics and economics of the era, had significant political ramifications on both sides of the border. It is history that deserves to be remembered.

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  1. Hi. Enjoyed your presentation of the Gadsden Purchase, Dec.30 2020, same as I enjoy all of your videos. Now I know where my cat vanishes to in the morning.
    A suggestion for new stories; maybe something on some of the lesser known “Robber Barons” of America of the late 19th century. Some one recently suggested I look at Andrew Clarke (Clarke County Nevada fame). As a Canadian I find the stories of these individual developers very interesting in comparison to the need for Government intervention for all are big projects in Canada.

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