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New Mexico History Timeline

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  • Jan 27, 1200

    Pueblo Indians establish villages along the Rio Grande

     Pueblo Indians establish villages along the Rio Grande
    The Pueblo Indians move into the Rio Grande Valley around 1200-1500 hundreds. The Pueblo Indians had about 2,000 people in the Rio Grande Valley is what we think. This helped New Mexico becuse if the indians didnt settle there we might not had become a state.
  • The First Capitol of New Mexico

    The First Capitol of New Mexico
    The first capitol was founded by Juan de Oñate in 1598. it was founded in late summer and in a pueblo land. This helps New Mexico history becuase if Juan de Oñate didnt establish a goverment becuse if New Mexico didnt have a goverment it might have been very unorganized.
  • Acoma War

    Acoma War
    The Acoma War started in October 1598 when Juan de Oñate demanded supplies from the Acoma tribe but they didn't give supplies to him. So he sent soldiers to force the inians to get the supplies, but the indians resisted and they killed the soldiers one of the soldiers was Oñate's nephew. Oñate went to the Acoma tribe to revenge his nephews death and he cut off all of the feet of the Acoma men 23 and older.
  • The Assasinasion of Governor Luis de Rosas

    The Assasinasion of Governor Luis de Rosas
    Governor Luis de Rosas was killed in 1641 by colonists in the area. Rosas was being esscorted on a train when he was killed. This was a bad thing in New Mexicos history because the people were revolting against the goverment.
  • The Peublo Revolt

    The Peublo Revolt
    The Peublo Revolt was a rebellion from most of the Peublo tribes in New Mexico against the spanish. The revolt was also called pope's revolt because pope was the leader of this revolt. The revolt had a total of 400 people killed ,and the survivers left to El Paso. this was inportant to new mexico because it showed that new mexico was a indian inhabited land.
  • Santa Fe Feastival

    Santa Fe Feastival
    The Santa Fe Feastival started in 1692 with the reoccupation of Santa Fe after the Pueblo Revolt. Don Diego De Vargas started a annual fiesta in honor of the reoccupation of Santa Fe. This affects New Mexico because if the spanish didn't take back Santa Fe we still might be under the Pueblos.
  • Villa de Alburquerque is Founded

    Villa de Alburquerque is Founded
    Alburquerque is founded in 1706 by Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes in honor of Don Francisco Fernández de la Cueva y Enríquez de Cabrera. Alburquerque was a spanish outpost and was the sheep herding center of the west. The founding of Alburquerque is important to New Mexico history because it was one of the mane outpost in New Mexico and helped New Mexico with
  • Juan Bautista de Anza makes peace with the Comanches

    Juan Bautista de Anza makes peace with the Comanches
    Juan Bautista makes peace with the camanche indians in 1779. Juanutista de Anza made wanted to make peace because the Comanches kept invading Toas New Mexico. This helps New Mexicos history because if he did not make peace the camanches might had started a war with the spanish.
  • The First Book Printed in New Mexico

    The First Book Printed in New Mexico
    the book was printed by Padre Antonio Jose' Martinez in Toas New Mexico. the first book was a arithmatic book. This helpedNewMexico becuse this helped us star in education.
  • The Santa Fe Trail

    The Santa Fe Trail
    The Santa Fe Trail opened in 1821 after Mexico declared independence from Spain in 1821. The Santa Fe Trail was a millitary trail and a trail from New Mexico to Mexico. This affected New Mexico becuse it helped New Mexico with trade all through North America
  • The Gadsden Purchase

     The Gadsden Purchase
    The Gadsden Purchase was a land grant to the United State it icluded southwestern New Mexico and Arizona. The Gadsden Purchase was 10 million dollars but know it sould be about 2 million dollars. this affected New Mexico because if the United States didn't buy this land southwestern New Mexico will still be part of Mexico
  • Mexican American War

    Mexican American War
    The Mexican American War started with a conflict between the two contries in 1846. The war went on for two years and there were about three important battles in New Mexico. This affects New Mexico because if this war didn't happen we mighthave been part of The Replublic of Texas.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was a peace treaty to end the Mexican American War it was signed on Febuary 2nd 1848 in Mexico City. This treaty also made border lines in the U.S., and gave New Mexico away. this affected New Mexico because is this wasn't signed the border lines of New Mexico would not be here.
  • Bishop Jean Baptiste Establishes Churches and Schools

    Bishop Jean Baptiste Establishes Churches and Schools
    Bishop Jean Baptiste was a bishop from France who came to New Mexico to establish schools and churches. Bishop Jean Baptiste helped New Mexico in its education. he also set up a way for more schools to be built in New Mexico
  • Battles of Velarde de and Glorieta Pass

    Battles of Velarde de and Glorieta Pass
    The Battle of Velarde de and Glorieta Pass happend during the Civil War. The battle went on for to days, and the confederate army was pushing the union troops into Glorieta Pass. The confederate troops retreted because they were almost out of supplies. This affects New Mexico because if the confederates had won New Mexico would had been taken over and we could have been in the confederate side
  • The Navajo Long Walk

    The Navajo Long Walk
    The Navajo Long Walk was transportation of the Navajo tribes by the spanish in 1864. The Long Walk was a 18 day 450 mile walk there were about 50 Navsjo tribes, and 200 hundred people died in the 18 day trip. This affected New Mexico because they moved thre Navajo Indians to a bad place and most of the Navajo race died.
  • Billy the Kid is KIlled

    Billy the Kid is KIlled
    Billy the Kid was killed in Fort sumner New Mexico by seriff Pat Garrett in 1881. Billy the Kid was one of the biggest outlaws in New Mexico's history. Yhis affected New Mexico because if Billy the Kid wasn't killed there might have been more outlaws to come to New Mexico
  • Indian School is Filmed

    Indian School is Filmed
    Indian School videoIndian School was the first movie filmed in New Mexico, it was in 1898 in black and white near Iselata Pueblo. the man who filmed this movie was named Thomas Edison and it showed indian kids walking in and out of a scholl building. This affected New Mexico because this movie brought alot of attention to New Mexico.
  • New Mexico Becomes a State

    New Mexico Becomes a State
    After 66 years of waiting New Mexico finaly becomes a state. It was the 47th state to be part of the United Sates.This helped new Mexico because it helped New Mexico to become what it is today.
  • New Mexico's Seal

    New Mexico's Seal
    In 1913 New Mexico had decided on their state seal. The seals deisgn is a mexican eagle and the American eagle and it is grasping a serpent in its beak, the cactus in its talons. This affected New Mexico because it was a symble of New Mexico.
  • El Palacio Magazine

    El Palacio Magazine
    In 1913 New Mexico published the first Magazine ever.The Magazine was called El Palacio and it was to know more about Native American art. This affeted New Mexico because it showed how important was Native American art.
  • Silent Western Movies With Tom Mix Are Shot

    Silent Western Movies With Tom Mix Are Shot
    In 1915 Tom Mix a actor in silent western movies was stating to film movies in New Mexico. most of his movies were filimed around Las Vegas New Mexico. This affects New Mexico because the films brought some fame to New Mexico.
  • Toas Socity of Artists is Formed

    Toas Socity of Artists is Formed
    In 1915 the Toas Socity of Artists was fourmed in Toas New Mexico. The socity had collective and cooperative writting. This affected New Mexico because it brought fame to New Mexico by paintings.
  • Pancho Villa Attacks New Mexico

    Pancho Villa Attacks New Mexico
    In 1916 four years after New Mexico became a state Pancho Villa invaded Columbus New Mexico. Pancho Villa attacked New Mexico and destoryed alot of the city but were driven back into Mexico by the 13th calvery. this affects New Mexico because if Pancho Villa took over Columbus he could have also taken over New Mexico
  • Camp Cody

    Camp Cody
    In 1916 New Mexico had a millitary training camp called Camp Cody. The camp was three miles away from Deming New Mexico and was opened for two years and was known for being a dry camp. This afeects New Mexico because this was New Mexico's first millitary camp.
  • Elephant Butt Dam

    Elephant Butt Dam
    In 1916 the Elephant Butt Dam was finished. The dam is by Truth or Consequences New Mexico. This affected New Mexico because it was the first dam and was the largest dam in New Mexico.
  • Zimmermann Note

    Zimmermann Note
    On Febuary 1 1917 the United states intercepted a telagram from Germany to Mexico saying if Germany won the war the would get southwestern part of the United states. This affects New Mexico because if Germany won WWI we might not be part of the United States.
  • Otero Warren

    Otero Warren
    1917 Otero Warren was the youngest female to become superentendent of New Mexico. the next election she lost by 46 percent. this affects New Mexico because it showed that woman can be incharge too in New Mexico.
  • The New Mexico Museum of Art

    The New Mexico Museum of Art
    In 1917 the New Mexico Museum of Art was built. The museum had a open door policy with alowed people to bring in their art to sell. this affected New Mexico because it let tourists to buy some of the art in New Mexico.
  • Influenza Hits New Mexico

    In 1918 Infuenza Hits New Mexico. more than 5,000 people died throughout New Mexico. this affects New Mexico because alot of New Mexicans werent expecting this diesease.
  • 18th Admendment

    18th Admendment
    The 18th admendment was the admendment that prhibated liquer. New Mexico was one of the states that keeped making liquer in secret. this affected New Mexico because New Mexico didnt follow the law that much.
  • The 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment
    In 1920 the U.S had the 19th admendment which gave the right fr women to vote. New Mexico at first declined this admendment but was accepted in 1920. this affected New Mexico because it had more votes for a new president
  • Soledad Chacon is one of the first femal elected in New Mexico

    Soledad Chacon is one of the first femal elected in New Mexico
    In 1920 Soledad Chacon was the first female secratery of state for New Mexico. she won the voting by 9,000 votes. This affects New Mexico because she was the first female to be in office.
  • The First Radio Station

    The First Radio Station
    KKOB was the first radio station in New Mexico. In 1922 it started to brodcast on a AM frecency. This affected New Mexico because it brought news throughout New Mexico.
  • The Teapot Dome Scandle

    The Teapot Dome Scandle
    In 1922 President harding and Secretary of the InteriorAlbert B. Fall leased Navy petroleum reserves at Teapot Dome and two other locations to private oil companies at low rates his affected New Mexico because Albert B. Fall made New Mexico a bad name for its self.
  • Route 66

    Route 66
    In 1926 Route 66 came into New Mexico. Route 66 was the first interstate that came across the United States. Route 66 was supposed to go through Santa Fe, New Mexico but a governor changed it and made it go through Albuquerque instead. This affects New Mexico because it brought some more people to New Mexico.
  • oil is Found in New Mexico

    oil is Found in New Mexico
    In 1930 oil was found on a Navajo Resavation. the oil they found was part of the San Jaun Basin. this affects New Mexico because this brought alot of people to New Mexico.
  • White Sands Becomes a Natinal Monument

    White Sands Becomes a Natinal Monument
    In 1933 White Sand New Mexico becomes a Natinal Monument. President Herbert Hoover made white sands a natinal monument. This affects New Mexico because it brought some visitors to New Mexico
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression
    After WWI the United States went into debt. thousands of people were jobless and thousands of bussnisis closed. this affected New Mexico because New Mexico was already doing bad and this just made it worse.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    In 1934 President Rosavelt made a job idea called the new deal. the new deal had different jobs for jobless people in the United States. This affects New Mexico because most of New Mexican people were jobless and this helped New Mexico alot.
  • The Mexican Repatriation

    The Mexican Repatriation
    In 1939 U.S citizans of Mexican decent were forced to leave the U.S.They were forced to leave because they had no proff of being a American citizan in their paperwork. This was important in history because it was a bad thing to do kicking U,S citizans out of the U.S just because they were of Mexican decent
  • The 200th Coast Artillery Regiment

    The 200th Coast Artillery Regiment
    In 1880 the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment was formed. The 200th Coast Artillery Regiment was the first air arttilery for New Mexico. This e\affected the world because
  • Manhattan Project

    Manhattan Project
    The Manhattan Project was started In 1942. The Manhattan Project had many places were it was tested on and the main place was Los Alamos New Mexico. The purpose was to make a weapon that can end WWII. There were three bombs made in Los Alamos, New Mexico. This affected history by it starting nucular research
  • Japanese Interment Camps

    Japanese Interment Camps
    In 1942 America put Japanese people into Japanese Interment Camps all over the country after the bombing of Pearl Habor. There were three camps in New Mexico and The biggest camp was in Santa Fe New Mexico. How ths affected history is that most of the Jappanese were American citizans and didnt do anything wrong. They were also mistreated for being of Japanese decent.
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
    In 1942 Navajo Indians attended boot camps for the American millitary. THe Indians were used to send messeges in there language so the Jappanese wouldnt understand the messege. This was important to history because they helped us win the war by sending meseges.
  • Ernie Pyle

    Ernie Pyle
    Ernie Pyle was a New Mexico citizian and repoter. He did reports on the millitary in the Pacific Ocean. Ernie Pyle was known for his stories and brought comfort to the people of the United States. In 1945 Ernie Pyle was killed by a sniper on a small island in the Pacific. This affected history because his reports on the war helped the people in the United States during the war.
  • Kirtland Air Force Base

    Kirtland Air Force Base
    In 1942 during WWII New Mexico built Kirtland Air Force Base. Kirtland Air Force Base was built in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was Named after Colonel Roy C. Kirtland who served in WWI. Kirtland Air Force Base was important to history becuse it help train the 19th Bombardment Group.
  • The Bracero Program WWII

    The Bracero Program WWII
    In 1942 the Bracero Program came to the U.S. The Bracero Program was when Mexican imigrants came to the U.S to work during WWII. This was important to history because it helped the U.S with factory jobs and crop jobs for the millitary.
  • Los Alamos Labortories

    Los Alamos Labortories
    In 1943 Los Alamos Labs was opened to work on the Manhattan Project. It was for the scientists of the Manhattan Project to work on the bomb. This was important to history because it was part of the Manhattan Project.
  • 120th Combat Engineering Battalion

    120th Combat Engineering Battalion
    In 1943 the 120th Combat Engineering Battalion served in the U.S Millitary. The 120th Combat Engineering Battalion was a amphibous millitary group from New Mexico. This was important to history because it was the first amphibious millitary group from New Mexico.
  • Fat Man

    Fat Man
    In 1943 the second atomic bomb was built and was bigger than Little Boy. It was also built at Los Alamos New Mexico like Little Boy. On August 6 Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki Japan.
  • Victory Gardens

    Victory Gardens
    During WWII many New Mexicans started victory gardens. Victory Gardens were when people would have a graden for their family, so that the stuff from the farmers would go to the U,S Army. This affected history because it saved money and food during the war.
  • The USS New Mexico

    The USS New Mexico
    The USS New Mexico was the first battleship named after the state of New Mexicoit served in the Alantic and Pacific Oceans. The Battleship also recieved 6 stars in WWII. The USS New Mexico was destroyed in 1945. This Is Important to history because it brought some fame to New Mexico.
  • Bill Mauldin

    Bill Mauldin
    In 1944 a New Mexican native named Bill Mauldin started drawing comics in the millitary. Bill Mauldin was born in Mountain Park, New Mexico and died in Newport Beach, California. His comics were on the averge person in the millitary. He affected history becuase his drawings showed how a averge day soldier is in battle.
  • Pisonor of War Camps (POW)

    Pisonor of War Camps (POW)
    POW Camps in New Mexico during WWII held pissonors from WWII. There were about 12,000 POW Camps in New Mexico. These camps didnt really affect history that much but it brought prissonors.
  • Little Boy

    Little Boy
    In 1945 in Los Alamos New Mexico little boy was built. Little boy was the first Atomic thing ever made and was the first Atomic weapon. It was dropped on Hiroshima Japan on September 6 1945.
  • Trinity Bomb Test

    Trinity Bomb Test
  • White Sands Missle Range

    White Sands Missle Range
    The White Sands Missle Range became a tst site in 1945. It was used for many tests like the Trinity test which was the first atomic bomb. This is important to history because many tests like the Trinity test Robert Goderd's missle test were very important to history they changed the world
  • Georgia Lusk The First Female Representative for New Mexico

    Georgia Lusk The First  Female Representative for New Mexico
    On January 3 1947 Georgia Lusk became the first female representative in the New Mexico House of Representatives. Georgia Lusk was born in Carlsbad New Mexico. She served as the New Mexico House of Representatives until 1949. This was important because she was the first female in the New Mexico House of Representatives
  • Roswell UFO Incident

    Roswell UFO Incident
    In 1947 a UFO crashed in Roswell New Mexico. The UFO crashedon a ranch named the Foster Ranch. This afffected New Mexico's history because it brought up some supision in some people so Roswells Population increaseed because of the UFO crash.
  • Pueblo Indian Rights

    In 1948 the Pueblo Indians in New Mexico got their rights to vote. Miguel Trujillo was the one who helped the Pueblos get their feedom to vote. This was important to New Mexico's history because it let the Native Indians get their freedom in New Mexico.
  • KOB TV

    KOB TV
    On November 29 1948 New Mexico had their first TV station called KOB TV. KOB is the first TV station west of the Missisipi River. This affects New Mexico history because KOB TV helped New Mexico grow in Popularity because of the TV station.
  • New Mexico State Bird

    New Mexico State Bird
    In 1949 New Mexico had chosen their state bird. The state bird was the Roadrunner it is found Arizonia, New Mexico, Utah, California, and Colorado. This was important to New Mexico's History because it is the only state bird that likes to walk instead of fly.
  • Hot Springs changes its name to Truth or Consequences

    Hot Springs changes its name to Truth or Consequences
    In 1950 Hot Springs New Mexico changes its name to Truth Or Consequences after a NBC TV show. The Tv show was a TV quiz game called of course Truth Or Consequences. This affected New Mexico's History because Hot Springs was a good name for the city because of the hot springs in the area. So it was a weird decsion to change names.
  • Uranium is Found in New Mexico

    Uranium is Found in New Mexico
    In 1950 Uranium was found in New Mexico. The Uranium was found by Paddy Martinez in Grants. This affected New Mexico's history because Uranium was a big thing in that time for making nucular weapons it also brought some more population to Grants
  • Blake’s Lotaburger

    Blake’s Lotaburger
    In 1952 Blake’s Lotaburger opened in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Blake’s Lotaburger was the first place to put green chile on a burger. This was important to New Mexico's history because it had a different hamburger and it brought some more citazines to New Mexico
  • Taos Ski Valley

    Taos Ski Valley
    In 1955 Taos Ski Valley was opened in of course Toas New Mexico. The Taos Ski Valley was founded by Ernie and Rhoda Blake. This was important to New Mexico's history because The Taos Ski Valley is one of the main tourist spot in New Mexico
  • Santa Fe Opera

    Santa Fe Opera
    In 1957 the Santa Fe Opera House opend in Santa Fe New Mexico. The Santa Fe Opera was founded by John Crosby. This was important to New Mexico's history because it brought some very famous singers to live in New Mexico.
  • Don Perkins

    Don Perkins
    In 1959 Don Perkins was the first UNM Lobo Football player to become a Hall of Famer. He played with the Lobos for three years then was drafted to the NFL. This was important to New Mexico's history because he made other people want to go to UNM collage.
  • Project Gnome

    Project Gnome
    In 1961 Project Gnome had had its first test. Project Gnome was a underground testing place for nucular weapons. This affected New Mexico's history because it was the first of its kind and more were built later in different states.
  • Sandia Peak Tram

    Sandia Peak Tram
    On May 7 1996 The Sandia Peak Tram had just been finished built. The sandia Peak Tram was built by Bell Engineering who was from Lucerne Switzerland. This was important to New Mexico's history because it is one of the main tourist spots in Albuquerque and is faster than driving up the moutain.
  • The Roundhouse

    The Roundhouse
    In 1966 The State selected a new State House called The Roundhouse. The Roundhouse was built in Santa Fe New Mexico. This affects New Mexico's history because this is the state house in our time.
  • The Pit Arena

    The Pit Arena
    On December 6 1966 UNM opened a basketball arena and they called it the Pit. The Pit was built in Albuquerque New Mexico. This was important to New Mexico's history because It is the first and biggest arena in New Mexico.
  • Alvarado Hotel Delmolished

    Alvarado Hotel Delmolished
    In 1970 tha Alvarado Hotel was demolished to make more room in the city of Albuquerque. The Alvarado Hotel was a historic mounument and was built on 1902. This was important to New Mexico's history because they destoryed one of the oldest hotels in Albuquerque.
  • Albuqueruqe Balloon Fiesta

    Albuqueruqe Balloon Fiesta
    On April 8 1972 was the first Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. The Fiesta was a celebration for Dick MeKee for his 50th birthday. The fiesta is a anual fiesta and people from all over the world come to see the fiesta. This is important to New Mexico's history because it more mony from this time because of all the tourists.
  • Bless Me Ultima

    Bless Me Ultima
    In 1972 Rudolfo Anaya published Bles Me Ultima. Bless Me Ultima was Rudolfo Anaya's biggest book. Bless me Ultima is also a banned book because of the witch craft in the story. This affected New Mexico's history because this was one of the big books to come from New Mexico.
  • Indian Pueblo Culture Center

    Indian Pueblo Culture Center
    In 1976 the Indian Pueblo Culture Center was established. The Pueblo Culture Center is run by 19 Pueblos in New Mexico. This affects New Mexico's history because it helped the Pueblos in New Mexico have center were they can talk over stuff.
  • Albuquerque Museum

    Albuquerque Museum
    In 1979 the Albuquerque Museum was built by Old Town Albuquerque. The Albuquerque Museum has 500 years of New Mexico history. This affects New Mexico's history because it is the only museum in New Mexico that has New Mexico's history
  • I 40 is Finished In New Mexico

    I 40 is Finished In New Mexico
    In 1981 I 40 was finished being built in New Mexico. I 40 is one of the main highways in New Mexico and the country. I 40 pases through Albuquerque, Grants, and Gallup. This affected New Mexico's history because it brought easier ways to travel and brought more population to New Mexico.
  • Space Shuttle Columbia Lands In White Sands

    Space Shuttle Columbia Lands In White Sands
    In 1982 the Space Shuttle Columbia landed in White Sands New Mexico. White Sands was used as the runway for the shuttle. This affected New Mexico's history because the shuttle brought more landing in whit sands.
  • Georgia O Keeffe Dies

    Georgia O Keeffe Dies
    In 1987 Georgia O Keeffe dies at 98. Georgia o Keeffe was an american artist from New Mexico. This did not really affect New Mexico's history that much, but it brought more artits to New Mexico
  • The UFO Museum Opens in Rosewell

    The UFO Museum Opens in Rosewell
    In 1992 The Rosewell UFO Museum opens. The Museum is one of the biggest attractions in Rosewell. This affects New Mexico's history because this attraction is one of the main incomes for Rosewell.
  • New Mexico's State Question

    New Mexico's State Question
    In 1996 New Mexico had dicied their state question. The state question was Red or Grenn and it became very popular because of the chile. This affected New Mexico's history because our state had state question like everyone else in the U.S.
  • Georgia O Keeffe Museum

    Georgia O Keeffe Museum
    On July 17 1997 the Georgia O Keeffe Museum is opened in Santa Fe. The Museum was built to show off Georgia O Keefe's art.
  • I Was Born

    On December 27 1997 I was born at Lovlace Womans Hospital. I am the first born and am the only boy in my familia.
  • 400th Anniversary of New Mexico settlement

    400th Anniversary  of New Mexico settlement
    In 1998 New Mexico celebrated its 400th settlemnt aniversary. It was a celebration for the first settlement in New Mexico. This affected New Mexico's history because it was New Mexico's birthday.
  • Cerro Grande Fire

     Cerro Grande Fire
    On May 2000 the Cerro Grande fire happened In Los Alamoa. The Cerro Grande fire left thousands of people homeless. This affected New Mexico's history beacuse it was the biggest fire in New Mexico's history.
  • Valles Caldera

    Valles Caldera
    On July 25 2000 Valles Caldera was natinaoly perserved tp protect the trees in the area. The Valles Caldera is in the Santa Fe Forest. This affected New Mexico's history because it has many trees and animals that are important to New Mexico
  • Brian Urlacer Becomes a UNM All American

    Brian Urlacer Becomes a UNM All American
    In 2000 Brian Urlacer becomes a UNM Alll American and gets drafted by the Bears in the Same Year. Brian Urlacer was rasied his whole life in New Mexico. This affects New Mexico's history because he is one of the few from New Mexico to play in the NFL.
  • Pinon Trees start to die

    Pinon Trees start to die
    In 2001 Pinon trees started to die in New Mexico. The trees started dieing in New Mexico because of drought. This affected New Mexico's history because Pinon trees are the state tree so if they all die that is bad.
  • Bill Richerdson is Elected Govornor

    Bill Richerdson is Elected Govornor
    On November Bill Richardson is elected Govoenor of New Mexico. Bill Richarson was govornor of New Mexico for two terms. This affected New Mexico because he chnge alot of laws during this time.
  • International Folk Art Festiva

    In 2004 the International Folk Art Festival was held in Santa Fe. This affects New Mexico's history because Sana Fe has alot of art and the festival proboly brought more fame to Santa Fe.
  • Death Penaty

    Death Penaty
    In 2009 Bill Richardson established the death penaty. The deathe penaty was only for a big crime . This affected New Mexico's history because it lowerd crime alittle in New Mexico.
  • Susana Martinez is elected

    Susana Martinez is elected
    In 2010 Susana Martinez is elected Govonor of New Mexico. Susana Martinez was the first femal govornor of New Mexico. This affected New Mexico's history because there are not that many femal people in govorment