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    Grants, New Mexico

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    Grants, New Mexico Surrounded by mountains and located in Cibola County, Grants, New Mexico is the perfect place to unpack the camping gear or raise a family. Grants was named after 3 brothers: Angus, Lewis, and John Grant, who were contracted to build a railroad through this portion of New Mexico. First called “Grant’s Camp”, then “Grant’s Station” (which is now a local restaurant); it finally became known simply as “Grants”. The heart of American Indian country, Grants is about 70 miles west

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    The Mountains and I New Mexico: The Land of Enchantment; the land of blue skies for as long as the eye can see; warm days with the rays of the sun beating down on your neck. Cool, windy nights with millions of stars dotting the horizon, and the vast Milky Way, exposed and vulnerable, like a beacon standing out from the dark, blank canvas that is the sky. The vast Land of Enchantment welcomed us into its arms, with the smirkish smile on its face, hiding the deceit in its eyes. The rocky, mountainous

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    that spread from Franklin, Missouri, across the Great Plains to the mountainous town of Santa Fe, New Mexico. It opened up a gateway to the west for many traders who aspired to make a living by selling their goods to the previously isolated areas of the present-day American Southwest. Some of the most profound impacts that the Santa Fe Trail had on the history of New Mexico include the exposure of New Mexican’s to the goods and the economy of the United States, the trail’s strategic military location

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    route that spread from Franklin, Missouri, across the Great Plains to the mountainous town of Santa Fe, New Mexico. It opened up a gateway to the west for many traders who hoped to make a living by selling their goods to the previously isolated areas of the current American Southwest. Some of the most profound impacts that the Santa Fe Trail had on the history of New Mexico include the exposure of New Mexican’s to the goods and economy of the United States, the trail’s strategic military location, and

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    Roswell, New Mexico is a widely known city for one reason in particular. Roswell is known as the home town of the UFO that crashed on a sheep farm back in 1947. The time period in which the event occurred in Roswell, New Mexico, began with the sighting of the UFO in 1947 and is still nationally talked about today. The news hit great big with the Roswell UFO incident and was a big story for a couple of years on the mystery of what it could have been. The press began to die down after the government

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    It took New Mexico more than 50 years to transform from a territory to a state. The first time New Mexicans attempted to gain statehood was in 1850. Reasons such as general ignorance about the territory and suspicions towards its people are what caused New Mexico so long to become a state. People also questioned if these recently conquered people would really be loyal to their new country. In 1876 during a congressional debate, Michigan Representative, Julius Caesar Burrows, spoke in favor of passing

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    Bienvenidos! Welcome to New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment. On this land in the southwestern region of the United States of America, you will be fascinated by the cultural amalgamation of Native American, Hispanic, and Mexican culture. And here you do not learn cultures in just museums; you get the chance to explore the landscape and meet people and make the experience truly YOURS. And it doesn’t matter if you don’t speak Spanish. New Mexico is divided into six different regions: The Northwest

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    New Mexico: A People of Many Cultures

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    -especially in New Mexico. The New Mexican cuisine is just one aspect of its distinct culture; the food, personalities, art, and vast, beautiful region are all uniquely enchanted (as the State slogan suggests). New Mexico also has a special history; history is the ingredient that has shaped and molded New Mexico into the one and only culture it has today. When one examines New Mexico’s deep history, one will see that the mixtures of people over the centuries have given New Mexico its unique culture

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    THE FLYING ARTILLERY IN THE BATTLE FOR MEXICO CITY With president James K. Polk’s election in 1845 the fulfillment of the Manifest Destiny to move the United States further across the continent from the Pacific to the Atlantic continued. With California, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and New Mexico under Mexican control. President Polk attempted to purchase California and New Mexico from the Mexican government. With Mexican President aware of his attempt but refused to comply with the request. With the

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    The Mexican Revolutionary War started in 1910 when the people of Mexico had been suffering through an economic recession where many lost their jobs and wanted change. Long term incumbent, President Porfirio Diaz then promised a free election that year. Diaz expected to win the election easily, but it became clear that the people liked Francisco Madero for change and that he would win the election. Diaz then fixed the elections and arrested Madero on made up charges of plotting an armed insurrection

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    The Ghost of Cloudcroft New Mexico

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    The Cloudcroft Ghost Cloudcroft, New Mexico, meaning a "clearing in the clouds", is a small mountain town located to the east of Alamogordo, NM ("Cloudcroft"). The town's history is intimately tied to the building of the Alamogordo and Sacramento Mountain Railway that allowed the town to be permanently settled in the late 1800s, and to the logging business that made the town and railroad successful for half a century ("Investigation… Lodge"). As with many frontier towns, Cloudcroft has a number

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    There are three types of people in Roswell, New Mexico: locals, tourists, and conspiracy nuts. Michael Flanagan used to be the first one, but now he is the latter. Having lived in Roswell all his life; he had heard the story a thousand times, but never really bought into it. None of the locals did; it was just a gimmick to sell balloons shaped like flying saucers and T-shirts with little green men on them. Once upon a time Michael used to laugh at the kind of people who actually believed in the most

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    There are many conspiracies that people say have happened at the Roswell crash in the summer of 1947 in Roswell New Mexico. Nobody knows what really happened at the crash in Roswell New Mexico but, many people say that the thing that had crashed there was a UFO and or a flying saucer which mean there being aliens. Even after 50 years the people still do not know what happened and for everybody that doesn’t know were going to go deeper into what really happened. This incident had caused a lot of chaos

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    presidency term. Polk was a President, that not only cared for the reputation of the prestigious United States of America, but he also stressed for the well being and benefit of the American people as a whole. In going to war with Mexico, for the territories of California and New Mexico, President Polk was merely looking out for the fast growing population and trying to expand the United States so they could have more ports and markets to supply the ever-growing population. Along with this expansion it would

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    Roswell Mystery

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    The Mystery of Roswell, New Mexico Have you ever wondered what happened in Roswell, New Mexico? Roswell, New Mexico is now a big tourist attraction for its famous crash in 1947. There is two main theories surrounding the crash, from aliens to weather balloons. UFOs and weather balloons are two theories surrounding the mystery behind the Roswell, New Mexico incident. In Roswell, New Mexico there was a mysterious crash is it a UFO or a Weather balloon? There was a report written by a man named Brazel

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    Growing up in Colorado, I knew that my family originated from New Mexico but I had not realized the extent of my ancestor’s impact, on my mother’s side, on the development of the state of New Mexico. I remember as a little girl going to my grandparents’ house in Tucumcari, New Mexico and always wondering how they ended up in such a small town but never asked. As I got older I got more curious and therefore I started asking more questions, I then found out that my grandfathers’ family had lived in

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    Southwestern American Cuisine

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    this paper I will take a closer explain the history of southwest style cuisine, as well and taking about the different states and the foods that come from those areas of the southwest, that make up its cuisine which includes Texas ( Tex-Mex), New Mexico ( New Mexican), and Arizona( Sonora). To begin, I will talk about the history of southwest style cuisine. The southwest got a lot of its influences from Spanish settlers, Native American and native Mexican tribes during the early settlement days of

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    Roswell

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    For fifty years the unexplained air craft wreckage found outside Roswell, New Mexico, has been in the center of on-going speculation about alien life forms and US Government and Military cover-ups. It is my personal belief that extraterrestrial bodies are present in this Universe and have landed on earth. There is more evidence pointing to the fact that there are aliens present in the universe as proved in this essay. Retired military officials will admit to there being extraterrestrials being

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    to speak before the House of Representatives and Senate and officially state that Mexico and the United States have signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. This treaty ends the Mexican-American War as Mexico has agreed to cede all regions that rightfully belong to the United States of America. The Mexican-American War started in April of 1846 and ended yesterday in February of 1848. I consider the war against Mexico as a conflict that largely benefited the United States. President James Polk and all

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    The collective programs to reform and assimilate Native American’s under the lead of John Collier was deemed the “Indian New Deal.” John Collier was an American social philanthropist who took an interest in reforming and preserving Indian culture in America. He was eventually assigned the position of Commissioner of the Bureau of Indian Affairs by Franklin D. Roosevelt. The overall goal of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the American government, was to assimilate the native populations and to “Americanize”

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