Category: Arizona History

War with Mexico

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now On the 28th of March, 1846, General Zachary Taylor took up his position on the banks of the Rio Grande opposite Matamoras, and strengthened...

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Treaty with Mexico

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now “The treaty was as follows: “Treaty with Mexico. Concluded December 30, 1853; ratifications exchanged June 30, 1851; proclaimed June...

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The Santa Fe Trail

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The opening of the Santa Fe Trail from Independence, Missouri, to Sant Fe, has such a bearing upon the subsequent explorations in Arizona, that I...

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The Navajos

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The Navajos, when Arizona was taken over from Mexico, were the most populous tribe of Indians. They occupied what is now the northwestern portion...

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