New Mexico's quest for statehood, 1846-1912 /

Combining extensive research and a clear and organized style, this book offers a thorough account of the New Mexico territory's extraordinary six-decade struggle for statehood.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Larson, Robert W., 1927-
Format: Book
Published: [Albuquerque] : University of New Mexico Press, 2013
Table of Contents:
  • Conquest and military rule
  • First attempts
  • The 1850 constitution
  • Becoming a territory
  • Internal strife
  • A changing territory
  • The constitution of 1872
  • The fateful handshake
  • Statehood and the Santa Fe ring
  • The constitution of 1889
  • Free silver and populism
  • A new era
  • The Knox bill
  • The jointure movement
  • The enabling act
  • The constitutional convention of 1910
  • The final steps.