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History Study Guide

Study Guide for history. study guide: NM before statehood

Which European country was the first to explore NM? Spain
Which treaty ended the Mexican-American War? The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Which states were ceded to the United States at the end of the Mexican-American War? Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
What is the Santa-Fe Ring? A group of powerful attorneys and land speculators in the 19th and early 20th century.
Who were Las Gorras Blancas? A group active in New Mexico Territory and American Southwest in the late 1880s and early 1890s.
Why did NM want statehood?
What were the requirements to become a state?
In what ways did the Pueblo people support the Union during the Civil War?
What were the Lincoln Canes? They were silver-tipped canes, one for each Pueblo. This was meant to symbolize a perpetual commitment of the United States to honor soverereignty.
What are land grants? Land Grants are grants of public land, especially to an instutution, organization, or to particular groups of people.
Describe the Navajo Long Walk. The Navajo Long Walk refers to the 1864 deportation of the Navajo people by the goverment of the United States Government. Navajos were forced to walk from their land in what is now Arizona to Eastern New Mexico.
Why did the United States delay New Mexican Statehood?
What is Jointure? How did Arizona respond?
How did the Comprimise of 1850 affect New Mexico? There was a boundary dispute between Texas and New Mexico that was also established a territorial goverment in New Mexico.
What was the purpose of the Carlisle school? How did it go about acheiving that purpose?
What is the Gadsen Purchase? Why did we want it? An agreement between the United States and Mexico where the United States agreed to pay Mexico $10 million for a 29,670 square mile of Mexico that later become part of Arizona and New Mexico.
What were the former Mexican resident's choices after the Mexican-American War?
What is the Protocol of Queretaro?
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