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Navajo Springs (New Mexico, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
ed Arizona in......1824 All Arizona north of the river Gila is included in cession by Mexico to United States by treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo......Feb. 2, 1848 First American settlers were persons on their way to California, who stopped on the Gila to engage in stock-raising......1849 Gadsden purchase brought to the United States all of Arizona south of the Gila......Dec. 30, 1853 Act of Congress organizing the Territory......Feb. 24, 1863 Gov. John N. Goodwin, in camp at Navajo Springs, formally organizes the territorial government and fixes its temporary seat near Fort Whipple......Dec. 29, 1863 First territorial legislature adopts a mining law and the so-called Howell code of general laws; sits......Sept. 26–Nov. 10, 1864 Tueson made the capital by a majority of one vote......1867 Arizona a military district by order of General Halleck......October, 1867 Act to establish public schools in the Territory and a board of education and levying a tax of 10 cent
Green (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
mining law and the so-called Howell code of general laws; sits......Sept. 26–Nov. 10, 1864 Tueson made the capital by a majority of one vote......1867 Arizona a military district by order of General Halleck......October, 1867 Act to establish public schools in the Territory and a board of education and levying a tax of 10 cents on each $100......1868 Major J. W. Powell, for the Smithsonian Institution with a party of ten, in four boats, descends the cañon of the Colorado from Green River to Rio Virgin......May–August, 1869 Arizona and southern California made a military department, headquarters at Fort Whipple......1869 Forty citizens and 100 Papagos from Tucson and vicinity massacre eighty-five Indian prisoners of war (seventy-seven of them women and children) at Camp Grant, and capture thirty, who are sold to the Papagos as slaves. (One hundred and eight persons were afterwards tried for murder and acquitted)......April, 1871 Arizona diamond swindle. Excitemen
Santa Cruz River (New Mexico, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
co on the south, California and Nevada on the west. It contains about 113,916 square miles. It has eleven counties—Apache, Cochiso, Coconimo, Gila, Graham, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma. Population, 1880, 40,440; 1890, 59,620; 1900, 122,931. Capital, Phoenix. First explorations made by Vasquez Coronado, sent from Mexico by Viceroy Mendozo......1540 Spaniards again enter and establish a military post where Tucson now stands......1580 Jesuit missionaries on Santa Cruz River, about......1600 Spaniards from Mexico form settlements from Tucson to the Mexican line, and partly occupy the country for nearly 150 years. They are finally driven out by the Indians before......1821 First hunters and trappers from the United States probably visited Arizona in......1824 All Arizona north of the river Gila is included in cession by Mexico to United States by treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo......Feb. 2, 1848 First American settlers were persons on their way to C
Nevada (Nevada, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
Arizona, A territory of the United States between lat. 31° and 37° N., and between long. 109° and 114° 40′ W. Utah and Nevada lie on the north, on the east is New Mexico, Mexico on the south, California and Nevada on the west. It contains about 113,916 square miles. It has eleven counties—Apache, Cochiso, Coconimo, Gila, Graham, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma. Population, 1880, 40,440; 1890, 59,620; 1900, 122,931. Capital, Phoenix. First explorations made by Vasquez Nevada on the west. It contains about 113,916 square miles. It has eleven counties—Apache, Cochiso, Coconimo, Gila, Graham, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma. Population, 1880, 40,440; 1890, 59,620; 1900, 122,931. Capital, Phoenix. First explorations made by Vasquez Coronado, sent from Mexico by Viceroy Mendozo......1540 Spaniards again enter and establish a military post where Tucson now stands......1580 Jesuit missionaries on Santa Cruz River, about......1600 Spaniards from Mexico form settlements from Tucson to the Mexican line, and partly occupy the country for nearly 150 years. They are finally driven out by the Indians before......1821 First hunters and trappers from the United States probably visited Arizona in......1824 All Arizon
Hassayampa Creek (Arizona, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
stablish an insane asylum at Phoenix, a normal school at Tempe, and the University of Arizona at Tucson......January–March, 1885 Act providing that no polygamist or bigamist shall vote or hold office......January–March, 1885 Congress appropriates $2,000 to repair the ruin of Casa Grande, reserving from settlement the entire site of the ancient city......March 2, 1889 State capital removed from Prescott to Phoenix......Feb. 4, 1890 Forty lives lost by broken mining-dam on the Hassayampa River......Feb. 23, 1890 Friday after Feb. 1 each year made a legal holiday as Labor Day......Jan. 19–March 19, 1891 Yuma devastated by flood......Feb. 27, 1891 Eleven bills submitted to Governor Zulick for approval, March 21, 1889; unsigned, as sixty consecutive days had passed since the organization of the legislature. The territorial Supreme Court declared the session legal for sixty days of actual legislative work, and the bills became laws without the governor's approval......1<
Gila (Arizona, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
Arizona, A territory of the United States between lat. 31° and 37° N., and between long. 109° and 114° 40′ W. Utah and Nevada lie on the north, on the east is New Mexico, Mexico on the south, California and Nevada on the west. It contains about 113,916 square miles. It has eleven counties—Apache, Cochiso, Coconimo, Gila, Graham, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma. Population, 1880, 40,440; 1890, 59,620; 1900, 122,931. Capital, Phoenix. First explorations made by Vasquez Coronado, sent from Mexico by Viceroy Mendozo......1540 Spaniards again enter and establish a military post where Tucson now stands......1580 Jesuit missionaries on Santa Cruz River, about......1600 Spaniards from Mexico form settlements from Tucson to the Mexican line, and partly occupy the country for nearly 150 years. They are finally driven out by the Indians before......1821 First hunters and trappers from the United States probably visited Arizona in......1824 All Arizona
Isaacson (Arizona, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
pproval, March 21, 1889; unsigned, as sixty consecutive days had passed since the organization of the legislature. The territorial Supreme Court declared the session legal for sixty days of actual legislative work, and the bills became laws without the governor's approval......1891 Discovery of a lake forming in Salton Sink from the overflow of the Colorado River......June 29, 1891 Constitutional convention meets at Phoenix, Sept. 7, and adopts a complete constitution......Oct. 2, 1891 Ex-Gov. A. P. K. Safford dies at Tarpon Springs, Fla.......Dec. 16, 1891 Land reclaimed by irrigation, 343,000 acres up to......1892 [Capable of being reclaimed under the present water development, 1,730,000 acres. Supposed amount that can be reclaimed with the water available in the Territory, 24,000,000 acres.] Indians attack Nogales Aug. .12, are pursued by United States cavalry, three killed, thirty captured......Aug. 17, 1896 New capitol finished......August, 1900 Arkansas
California (California, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
ed States between lat. 31° and 37° N., and between long. 109° and 114° 40′ W. Utah and Nevada lie on the north, on the east is New Mexico, Mexico on the south, California and Nevada on the west. It contains about 113,916 square miles. It has eleven counties—Apache, Cochiso, Coconimo, Gila, Graham, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Gila is included in cession by Mexico to United States by treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo......Feb. 2, 1848 First American settlers were persons on their way to California, who stopped on the Gila to engage in stock-raising......1849 Gadsden purchase brought to the United States all of Arizona south of the Gila......Dec. 30, 18onian Institution with a party of ten, in four boats, descends the cañon of the Colorado from Green River to Rio Virgin......May–August, 1869 Arizona and southern California made a military department, headquarters at Fort Whipple......1869 Forty citizens and 100 Papagos from Tucson and vicinity massacre eighty-five India
New Jersey (New Jersey, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
Arizona, A territory of the United States between lat. 31° and 37° N., and between long. 109° and 114° 40′ W. Utah and Nevada lie on the north, on the east is New Mexico, Mexico on the south, California and Nevada on the west. It contains about 113,916 square miles. It has eleven counties—Apache, Cochiso, Coconimo, Gila, Graham, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma. Population, 1880, 40,440; 1890, 59,620; 1900, 122,931. Capital, Phoenix. First explorations made by Vasquez Coronado, sent from Mexico by Viceroy Mendozo......1540 Spaniards again enter and establish a military post where Tucson now stands......1580 Jesuit missionaries on Santa Cruz River, about......1600 Spaniards from Mexico form settlements from Tucson to the Mexican line, and partly occupy the country for nearly 150 years. They are finally driven out by the Indians before......1821 First hunters and trappers from the United States probably visited Arizona in......1824 All Arizona
Little Colorado (Arizona, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-arizona
as Labor Day......Jan. 19–March 19, 1891 Yuma devastated by flood......Feb. 27, 1891 Eleven bills submitted to Governor Zulick for approval, March 21, 1889; unsigned, as sixty consecutive days had passed since the organization of the legislature. The territorial Supreme Court declared the session legal for sixty days of actual legislative work, and the bills became laws without the governor's approval......1891 Discovery of a lake forming in Salton Sink from the overflow of the Colorado River......June 29, 1891 Constitutional convention meets at Phoenix, Sept. 7, and adopts a complete constitution......Oct. 2, 1891 Ex-Gov. A. P. K. Safford dies at Tarpon Springs, Fla.......Dec. 16, 1891 Land reclaimed by irrigation, 343,000 acres up to......1892 [Capable of being reclaimed under the present water development, 1,730,000 acres. Supposed amount that can be reclaimed with the water available in the Territory, 24,000,000 acres.] Indians attack Nogales Aug. .12, are
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