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1778 Construction of Mission San Xavier del Bac underway 1803 The Louisiana Purchase extends US boundaries to the New Mexican border 1780 n d l l 1792 Pedro Vial establishes a route to Santa Fe 1824 Republic of Mexico founded 1822 Mexican War of Independence ends 1800 1821 Mexico declares independence from Spain. qxd q 19/5/02 02 2 I N T R O D U C I N G 42 11:43 11:00 AM AM T H E Page Page 42 42 (TEXT BLACK plate) S O U T H W E S T The Arrival of the Anglo-Americans HE FIRST NON-SPANISH PEOPLE of European descent, or AngloAmericans, to arrive in the Southwest were “mountain men” or fur trappers in the early 1800s.
Music festivals, and weekend) Lincoln. A festival The Annual Bluegrass and ceremonial Indian dances. Country Music Festival featuring a re-enactment of Flagstaff Festival of the the death of Billy the Kid, (mid-Jun) Telluride. One Arts (early Jul –mid-Aug) g including the of the West’s biggest music Flagstaff. A Last Escape of events is held outdoors here. celebration of Utah Summer Games (mid- the arts, featuring Billy the Kid e Cedar City. The late June) pageant. films, concerts, games include a marathon, Inter-Tribal plays, and operas.
This (second week) Taos Pueblo. Aug) Carlsbad Caverns. festival takes the form of Traditional ceremonies and Participants can enjoy an a series of outdoor concerts. dances at the Taos Pueblo. outdoor breakfast, while watching thousands of bats as they return to the caves. Indian Market (third weekend) Santa Fe. Held since 1922, the market is an opportunity to buy a wide selection of high quality Native arts and crafts. Great American Duck Race (fourth weekend) Deming. Includes live duck racing, a tortilla toss, a best dressed duck contest, concerts, food, Annual Bluegrass and Country Music Festival in Telluride and Deming’s biggest parade.