Why was Arizona named Arizona?
Its named a Arizona because the Indians first had the land and named it Arizonac which is little spring. Then we took the land and called it Arizona.
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usa Arizona is located to the right of California and t the left of New Mexico. And it underneath Utah. U.s.a
The name Arizona comes from the Papago "ali-shonak" meaning "smallspring." The name became popular following the discovery of richlodes of silver "so pure you could cut it wit…h a knife," some 25miles southwest of present-day Nogales in 1736. The word was ultimately corrupted into "Arizona." The silver didn'tlast long, but the world now knew of the fabulous planchas de plata(sheets of silver) and Arizona. Still, the area was knownofficially as New Mexico or yet "Terra Incognita" during the yearsof Spanish and later Mexican control. New Mexico became a part ofthe United States following the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848and Arizona remained a part of New Mexico. The compromise of 1850 brought New Mexico into the union as aterritory. Shortly after the citizens in the western part of NewMexico began clamoring for separate status. Several names weresuggested including "Arizona" and "Gadsonia," the latter to honorJames Gadsden, the man who had negotiated the purchase of landsouth of the Gila River in 1853. The name "Arizona" won out and in1863 there was, at last, a real Arizona. Arizona is amispronunciation of the Sanskrit word "Arjuna" meaning silver.Arizona is known for its silver mines and hence the name!
it got it from the meaning "small springs"
Arizona formally means Arizuma; Aztec Indian, which in definition is referred to as silver bearing or small spring. Primarily the name was implemented due to a HUGE mine l…oad of silver, 1736; soon to be caved out and resources of silver to be drained from the location (thus draining it of silver). Prior to the land having no silver, there were a number of debates regarding its name, such as; Arizuma, Arizoner, Gadsonia, Arizona. However, in 1853 the man James Gadsden purchased a piece of land south of Gila River, hence then in 1863 "Arizona" was primarily formed as it's formal name.
it was named after the state Arizona
Arizonac which means "little spring"
Arizona gets its name from all the way back in the "Wild West" in the 1800s. Back then, before copper was extensively mined, silver was the main project for miners everywhere.… But Arizona got its name from a major mining project near tombstone. Some say that it was named after a place called "Arissona," but it was really names after "Arizonac." Arizonac means "little spring." Funny for Arizona, right? But its true. Arizona got its name back in the 1800s.
Arizona is a state in the Southwestern United States. It borders the states of California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, as well as the country of Mexico.
is you wanna know where everything is in arizona that you should go to a libary and find some books =)
zonda arida is what the spanish named it for desert region. they made the name from that
by the word arizoniac meanine "little spring" or "young spring"...
They do the same things people all over the country and all over the world do. We are people just like you. We eat, sleep, talk, have fun, play games, go to work, and go to di…nner with friends.
yes Arizona is the real name of Arizona and the nickname is The Grand Canyon State =)
In the western region of the United States.
who was arizona state named for
In Pearl Harbor
The Navy used to name battleships after states and Arizona wasn't taken.
I am sure there are a number of people called "Will" that live inArizona.