How did the Lost Land get lost and How did Mexico lose its northern provinces to the United States?

Mexico lost its northern provinces to the United States in a three-step process: the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War, and the Gadsden Purchase.

The story begins with the first U.S. citizens in Texas.

In 1822, Stephen E Austin (1793-1836) led a group of American families to settle in the fertile region between the Brazos and Colorado Rivers in Texas. The move was authorized by the Mexican government.

how did the lost land get lost and how did mexico lose its northern provinces to the united states

Present-day Mexico is divided into thirty-one states and the Federal District, which includes most of the capital, Mexico City.

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