Americans were interested in the New Mexico Territory as they perceived them to be rich in minerals and fertile lands. Americans also wanted to expand their railway network and possibly increase slave states.
New Mexico Territory
New Mexico Territory
new mexico was a territory, not a state
New Mexico was a territory, not a state.
The area that was known as the New Mexico Territory was comprised of the now New Mexico and the now Arizona.
The current state of New Mexico.
The Territory of New Mexico existed from September 9, 1850, until January 6, 1912, when the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of New Mexico. Santa Fe was the capital city in the Territory of New Mexico.
The US wasn't interested in New Mexico. The real prize for the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) was California. See related questions.
The New Mexico Territory became New Mexico as well as part of Arizona and Nevada.
Mexico (the country) did.
The U.S. acquired the New Mexico Territory as a result of the Mexican-American War. The Territory eventually became the U.S. state of New Mexico.
A combination of Catholic practices, Pueblo rituals, and folklore developed.
1848, after the Mexican-American War when Mexico had to cede such territory.
Mexico lost half its territory, including New Mexico, at the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848.
He was the Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1893 to 1897.
Territorio de Nuevo Mexico (Spanish for Territory of New Mexico)
New Mexico is a state and no territory was gained from them.
Washington territory, Dakota territory, nebraska territory, Nevada territory, Utah territory, Colorado territory,and New Mexico, territory
The Confederate capital of New Mexico Territory during the Civil War was Mesilla. New Mexico and Arizona were combined at that time into a territory. Mesilla was located in the southern section of this territory.
A large territory that was formerly part of Mexico became the states of Arizona and New Mexico. They joined the Union in 1912.
Slavery was outlawed in the territories that was ceded by Mexico. The territory became what is now the states of New Mexico and Arizona.
I'm really thinking this off the back of my head but I think it's because the Americans thought the southwest had good farms and they weren't aloud to go in the territory intul it became independent in 1821 hope this helps
Yes, New Mexico was a US Territory for more than 60 years before it became a US State.