A History of New Mexico / Edition 2

A History of New Mexico / Edition 2

by Susan A. Roberts, Calvin A. Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826317928

ISBN-13: 9780826317926

Pub. Date: 05/28/1997

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press

New Mexico's history is presented here for the middle-school reader. The book begins with nine chapters on the Indians, Spanish, and Mexicans prior to 1848; another nine chapters cover New Mexico as a part of the United States. All readers will come away with a heightened interest in New Mexico and an appreciation of its cultural diversity.

Each author brings over

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New Mexico's history is presented here for the middle-school reader. The book begins with nine chapters on the Indians, Spanish, and Mexicans prior to 1848; another nine chapters cover New Mexico as a part of the United States. All readers will come away with a heightened interest in New Mexico and an appreciation of its cultural diversity.

Each author brings over twenty-five years' teaching experience in public schools to the task of writing an engaging and balanced textbook. They present a comprehensive introduction to the key geographic, social, economic, and political features that have shaped the state's history. Their narrative is enriched by 165 photographs, 30 maps, 6 time lines, 30 in-depth special interest features, and 15 eyewitness views of history.

Accompanying the textbook is a separate comprehensive teacher's guide with lesson plans and enrichment activities, answers to section and chapter reviews, student worksheets, cooperative learning exercises and individual activities, tests, and resource, reference, and bibliographic suggestions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826317926
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
8.29(w) x 10.39(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Features and Illustrations
Unit 1New Mexico Is Settled by Early People and Remains the Home of Indian Cultures1
1New Mexico: The Land3
2New Mexico's Early People17
3Indians the Spaniards Encountered37
Unit 2New Mexico Is Explored and Settled by Spaniards62
4Spanish Explorations65
5The Final Exploration and the Early Spanish Settlement of New Mexico87
6The Great Missionary Period and the Pueblo Revolt105
Unit 3New Mexico Is the Home of Hispanic Culture126
7New Mexico under Spanish Rule, 1692-1821129
8Life in New Mexico's Hispanic Communities157
9New Mexico under Mexican Rule179
Unit 4New Mexico Is a Territory of the United States200
10New Mexico Comes under United States Rule203
11Troubled Days in Territorial New Mexico225
12The End of Isolation251
Unit 5New Mexico Is a State within the United States272
13New Mexico Becomes a State275
14War and Politics295
15Life in New Mexico during the Early Statehood Period311
Unit 6New Mexico Plays a Role in the Modern World330
16Depression and World War333
17New Mexico since World War II353
18New Mexico Today379
Glossary393
Acknowledgments397
Credits399
Index401
Features and Illustrations

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