New Mexico became a state
New Mexico became a state in 1912 on January 6th. It is the 47th state. The first big settlement was in Santa Fe. Santa Fe is the capital of New Mexico. New Mexico is the 5th largest state.
New Mexico Scenery
New Mexican soldiers go to fight in World War II
1942 was a big day for New Mexico. Their soldiers went to fight in World War II.
World War II - in 2 minutes
Gold Found in mountains
In 1812 there was some gold found in the Ortiz mountains. Then it was not New Mexico but it was still in those mountains. The mountains are now claimed New Mexico's now.
Hiking up the Sandia Mountains New Mexico