Mining was revitalized and foreign trade increased.
Dynamic growth brought relative prosperity to many economic sectors of various regions of the country, complemented by increased levels of employment.
To reverse this movement of manpower out of the country, future administrations in Mexico will have to continue to promote the expansion of economic growth to all regions in the country and the creation of new jobs in the public and private sectors.
The Mexican government initially promoted American settlement in parts of the territory now known as Texas in the 1820s to bolster the regional economy.
The Lone Star Republic was admitted to the Union as the State of Texas in 1845; shortly thereafter the frequency of border skirmishes between the two countries increased. The capture of Mexico City was the final significant armed conflict.