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Treaty between United States and Federated Republic of Central America

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.21 Author/Creator: Place Written: Guatemala City Type: Pamphlet Date: 1826 Pagination: 14 p. 21.2 x 30.6 cm

Summary of Content: Small folio. Printed by Imprena Mayor Casa de Porras. Treaty of amity and commerce with rebelling Spanish provinces. The Federal Republic of Central America included Guatemala, Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Costa Rica and was formed in 1823 by rebelling Spanish provinces. It is the second treaty between the United States and another country in the Americas. Malloy 160.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: TreatyGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacyLatin and South AmericaRebellion

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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