new mexico The new land of Enchantment

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  • Dec 5, 1492

    anthony's birthday

    anthony's birthday
    it is awesome i know
  • Jan 1, 1536

    the spanish came

    the spanish came
    Spanish conquistador Cabeza de Vaca reaches Culiacdn, Mexic
  • Jan 2, 1540

    expedition

    expedition
    The Spanish explorer, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado explores the from Gulf of California to Kansas and discovers the Grand Canyon
  • Period: Dec 5, 1550 to

    first days of new mexico

  • Jan 1, 1580

    rio grande expidition

    rio grande expidition
    Fray Augustin Rodriguez and Captain Francisco Sanchez Chamuscado travel up the Rio Grande
  • Jan 1, 1582

    land to settle

    land to settle
    Fray Bernadino Beltra and Fray Anthonio de Espejo travel to New Mexico for more land
  • new of onate

    new  of onate
  • war in new mexico

    war in new mexico
  • Navajos, Apaches, lies, and Comanches raids

     Navajos, Apaches, lies, and Comanches raids
    Navajos, Apaches, lies, and Comanches begin raids against Pueblo Indians
  • new mexico new territory

    new mexico new territory
    The Spanish Inquisition established in New Mexico as a territory
  • the first in 60 years the pueblo revolt

    the first in 60 years the pueblo revolt
    Pueblo Indian Revolt lead by a Pueblo Indian from the San Juan Pueblo.He wanted freedome
  • second pueblo revolt

    second pueblo revolt
    the Natives were defeated in war by diseases, viruses and killing each other
  • new eploration

    new eploration
    Francisco atanasio dominguez and silvestre velez de escalante explore route from out of New Mexico to arizona.
  • peace is important

    peace is important
    Juan Bautista de Anza
    makes peace with the Comanches.
  • anglo america expedition

    anglo america expedition
    Zebulon M. Pike a native of New Jersey, leads first Anglo American expedition into New Mexico
  • mexican independence

    mexican independence
    Mexico declares independence from Spain. Became its own country in the americas.
  • texas invades

    texas invades
    Texans invade New Mexico and claim all land east of the Rio Grande
  • war mexican-american

    war mexican-american
    Mexican-American War begins. Stephen Watts Kearny
    annexes New Mexico to the United States
  • treaty of guadalupe

    treaty of guadalupe
    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican-American War
  • gadsden purchase

    gadsden purchase
    The Gadsden Purchase adds 45,000 square miles to the territory
  • giving up half land for arizona

    giving up half land for arizona
    New Mexico is partitioned in half. Territory of Arizona is created
  • beggining of this time period

  • constitution

    constitution
    1910 New Mexico Constitution drafted in preparation for statehood.
  • state hood

    state hood
    The Date that New Mexico was admitted to the Union Constitution New Mexico was the 47th State to be admitted to the Union.
  • Period: to

    new mexico WWI

  • pancho villa

    pancho villa
    Pancho Villa raids Columbus, N.M. some people think that that what he did was for a distraction for germany to start the attack
  • art in new mexico

    art in new mexico
    Art Gallery of the Museum of New Mexico opens for artits around the wrld
  • woman can vote

    woman can vote
    Adoption of the l9th Amendment gives women the right to vote in the U.S and new mexico a few mounths later
  • secretary of state

    secretary of state
    Secretary of State Soledad Chacon and Superintendent of Public Instruction Isabel Eckles elected first women to hold statewide office.
  • gila forists

    gila forists
    Gila Wilderness is established in southwest New Mexico with more than 550,000 acres
  • oil in new mexico

    oil in new mexico
    Oil is discovered on the Navajo Reservation by the native americans diging
  • art groups in new mexico

    art groups in new mexico
    Spanish Colonial Arts Society is founded in Santa Fe by Mary Austin and Frank Applegate
  • route 66

    route 66
    Route 66 is designated as Chicago-to-Los Angeles route goes through Santa Fe
  • fred harvey company

    fred harvey company
    Fred Harvey Company leases La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe, hires Mary Colter and John Gaw Meem to redo it
  • more oil

    more oil
    Oil is discovered at Hobbs, setting off a boom in the New Mexico
  • dust bowl

    dust bowl
    the dust bowl eventualy made its way to new mexico
  • the great deperession

    the great deperession
    the great deperssion starts moving in to new mexico and effects millions around the U.S
  • santa fe during the deperssion

    santa fe during the deperssion
    santa fe was not as effected as the rest in new mexico becuse of the number of rich people in the area.
  • Period: to

    new mexico during WWII

  • world war II starts

    world war II starts
    they bomed peral harbor in hawii and killed plenty of americans in the bombing
  • new mexico in the phillipines

    new mexico in the phillipines
    A group of New Mexicans arrived in the Philippines just 3 months before the war began tring to stop the war from the phillipines and to take the japanese out
  • war camps started

    war camps started
    the US government opened German and Italian prisoner camps all over the new mexican territory
  • airfeilds in new mexico

    airfeilds in new mexico
    the air feilds that helped in world war II was kirtland,fort sumner,deming,alamugordo,roswell,carelsbad,clovis and hobbs
  • pearl harbor

    pearl harbor
    the japanese sent bombers and fighter plains to pearl harbor to destroy the navy base and all of the ships
  • 200th coast artilary

    200th coast artilary
    New Mexico soldiers serving in the 200th Coast Artillery during World War II are captured by the Japanese and forced to endure the Bataan Death March
  • victory bands

    victory bands
    New Mexicans went beyond the quota goals set by the state for new mexico the goal was 30000 and the goal was met for the trops of the Spirit of Bataan
  • internment camps for the japanese

    internment camps for the japanese
    they started because the US did not want any spies watching there stratagies or info getting out into the japanese public
  • new weapon and war machines

    new weapon and war machines
    new weapons and war machines were being upgraded about every 6 mounths which made new mexico make new plains because of all the air force bases in the area
  • navajo codetalkers

    navajo codetalkers
    Navajo "Codetalkers" are influential in helping end the war so the japanese could not understand the languge so they can say things that were imortant to the american allies
  • new mexico armed forces

    new mexico armed forces
    1,065 Pueblo Indians served on European and Pacific fronts large numbers of Hispanic New Mexicans served in the war for three years
  • the great deperssion ends

    the great deperssion ends
    the great deperssion ends and life resumes to the average life
  • los alomos was an atomic city

    los alomos was an atomic city
    they were creating a mega weapon to stop the war or to make the japanese surrender or give up.
  • the trenidy site was bought

    the trenidy site was bought
    they bought a national park to make it into a test site and for a the production of the atom bomb the fat man
  • little boy atomic bomb

    little boy atomic bomb
    Little Boy, was dropped by a B-29 over Hiroshima on august 6th
  • fat man second atomic bomb

    fat man second atomic bomb
    Fat Man, was dropped over Nagasaki three days later
  • atom bomb

    atom bomb
    World's first atomic bomb detonated at Trinity Site in southern New Mexico after its development at Los Alamos.
  • labor sortage in new mexico

    labor sortage in new mexico
    US and Mexican government signed the Bracero Program which saved about 169,000 Mexican workers who helped the US
  • the end of the blood sed of world war II

    the end of the blood sed of world war II
    New Mexico helped WWII by the Navajo Code Talkers to the Manhattan Project
  • roswell UFO

    roswell UFO
    UFO allegedly crashes between Roswell and Corona, believers claim U.S. government institutes massive coverup of the incident.
  • the war camps end

    the war camps end
    there was know need for the war camps only the people that still fight for the other teams.they ended them because they had little people still fighting
  • voting rights for native americans

    voting rights for native americans
    Native Americans will the right to vote in state elections.Miguel Trujillo of Isleta Pueblo was the first to vote as a native american
  • uranium was discovered near grants

    uranium was discovered near grants
    uranium was discovered near grants on and old native ameican ranch and was mined for years and gave up more than 60 percent of the uranium founded in the united states
  • town of hot springs

    town of hot springs
    town of hot springs changes its name to T or C because of a hit TV show
  • Period: to

    new mexico new lands

  • zinc mining

    zinc mining
    a film version of the 1951 strike against a zinc mining company in Grant County is released
  • buddy holly

    buddy holly
    Buddy Holly makes his first recording at Norman Petty Studio in Clovis
  • Buddy Holly records Peggy Sue at Norman Petty Studio in Clovis.

     Buddy Holly records Peggy Sue at Norman Petty Studio in Clovis.
    they made a move about a native american girl and the movie is called Lucky Liz”, in Zuni Mountains
  • Lucky Liz in the Zuni Mountains

    Lucky Liz in the Zuni Mountains
    Famed movie producer Mike Todd and three others die in the crash of his plane, the “Lucky Liz”, in Zuni Mountains
  • State Records Center

    State Records Center
    The State Records Center is established in Santa Fe, taking over the archival responsibilities previously held by the Historical Society of New Mexico
  • Quay County

    Quay County
    First sections of Interstate 40 in New Mexico completed
  • Atomic Energy Commission

    Atomic Energy Commission
    Atomic Energy Commission’s Project Gnome carries out first underground nuclear detonation in salt dome near Carlsbad with objective of peaceful applications
  • native american school

    native american school
    Institute for American Indian Arts is established at the campus of the Santa Fe Indian School.
  • navajo as state legislature

    navajo as state legislature
    a navajo person named Monroe Jymm and another one named james atcitty become the first navajo state legislatures
  • Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

    Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
    it was built for easy travel to go to the northwest from toas nAt 565 feet above the Rio Grande, it is the tenth highest bridge in the United States
  • albuquerque tramway was built

    albuquerque tramway was built
    a 2.7 mile long tram way that was the longest at the time was finished.it started at the bottom then ends at the top of sandia peak
  • New Mexico Constitution

    New Mexico Constitution
    New Mexico Constitution Review Committee meets, adopts changes later to be rejected by voters
  • New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

    New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
    New Mexico Department of Game and Fish introduces oryx into the Tularosa Basin, intending them to be hunted for sport
  • President Nixon signs Congressional legislation

    President Nixon signs Congressional legislation
    President Nixon signs Congressional legislation returning Blue Lake and 48,000 acres of surrounding land to Taos Pueblo
  • Albuquerque International Balloon Festival begins

    Albuquerque International Balloon Festival begins
    yearly festival of hot air balloons that takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA during early October. The balloon fiesta is a nine day event, and has around 750 balloons
  • Period: to

    new mexico in the 1980s

    the dun of the monkey chickens
  • Jemez runner Al Waquie

    Jemez runner Al Waquie
    Jemez runner Al Waquie sets record in Pike’s Peak marathon, one of his many mountain running victories
  • white sands harbor

    white sands harbor
    Space shuttle Columbia lands at White Sands Space Harbor in 1982 due to more space to land
  • bill richerdson

    bill richerdson
    New Mexico gets a third U. S. Congressional seat filled by Bill Richardson/
  • Mary Coon Walters

    Mary Coon Walters
    she becomes the first woman New Mexico Supreme Court Justice due to womans rights
  • santa fe is non-profit

    santa fe is non-profit
    Santa Fe Institute is founded as a nonprofit research and education center specializing in the interdisciplinary study of complex systems
  • New Mexico Museum

    New Mexico Museum
    new mexico Natural History and Science Museum it was founded in ABQ and became very popular over the years.
  • Lechugilla Cave

    Lechugilla Cave
    Lechugilla Cave is not that far away from carilsbad and was founded as one of the deepest cave systems in the world
  • Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

    Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
    it opens in Santa Fe, incorporating the Laboratory of Anthropology as a unit of the Museum of New Mexico
  • farm and ranch museum opens

    farm and ranch museum opens
    it opens in Las Cruces, later becomes the Bruce King New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Center
  • isolation plant

    isolation plant
    the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. is completed. It received its 1st shipment of nuclear waste in 1999
  • land of enchantment

    land of enchantment
    new mexico changed it to land of enchantment by Michael Martin Murphey is adopted as official state ballad
  • The International UFO

    The International UFO
    the international ufo Museum and Research Center opens in Roswell, New Mexico because of the supposibly the crash of a ufo 30 years earlier
  • hanta virus

    hanta virus
    First Hantavirus outbreak known in U. S. occurs in the Four Corners area
  • ted turner

    ted turner
    Ted Turner purchases the 588,000-acre Vermejo Park Ranch from Pennzoil Corporation
  • sandia labs

    sandia labs
    Sandia Laboratories ASCI Red is rated as world’s fastest supercomputer, a position it held until 2000
  • WIPP

    WIPP
    WIPP near Carlsbad opens and receives its first shipment of radioactive waste in the picture it says what they need to use it in
  • distruction

    distruction
    Cerro Grande fire leaves thousands homeless in Los Alamos, more than 400 homes are destroyed
  • zuni

    zuni
    Zuni Hotshots assist with rescue efforts at the World Trade Center site in New York following tragic attack on September 11. Alfred Marchant from Alamogordo dies in the second plane crashing into the Twin Towers
  • Richard Branson

    Richard Branson
    State of New Mexico and Virgin Galactic, the British company created by entrepreneur. Richard Branson to send tourists into space, announce an agreement to build a spaceport
  • rail runner

    rail runner
    New Mexico Rail Runner Express service begins to Santa Fe
  • present day

    present day
    and here is where you get the best pie and cake options