Historical Events in New Mexico?
Hey everyone! For a history project of mine, I am required to do a report on literally anything from New Mexico. From wars to famous people, events, areas, historical events, etc. I was wondering if anyone could give me a list or just something of interest that I can get plenty of information about online. This report is so broad and if anyone can help me narrow it down to a few things, I would be grateful. Any insight or websites would be appreciated! Thank you.
- HunTerLv 410 years agoFavorite Answer
I don't live in new Mexico but I have cousins who live here.here are some history I found!enjoy:
1598 - Juan de Onate appointed first Spanish governor
1608-10 - The founding of Santa Fe
1680 - The Pueblo Revolt / Spanish St. Lawrence Day Massacre
1692 - de Vargas reestablishes Spanish control of New Mexico
1706 - Founding and naming of Albuquerque
1821 - Mexican independence from Spain and opening of Santa Fe Trail
1846 - Mexican American War
1848 - Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo - New Mexico becomes a U.S. territory
1862 - The US Civil War battles at Glorietta Pass and Velarde
1863-68 - The Indian Wars and the "Long Walk"
1878 - Railroad arrives in New Mexico
1912 - New Mexico admitted as a state
1943-45 - creation of the Atomic bomb and the Atomic Age
If you loved this I hope you enjoy my short history of new Mexico!!!Source(s): Google
- 10 years ago
Check out Ernest Hemmingway and Walt Whitman
Two famous American writers. I believe both spent quite some time in new mexico.