The Territory of New Mexico became an organized territory of the United States on September 9, 1850, and it existed until New Mexico became the 47th state on January 6, 1912. Territories of the United States are one type of political division of the United States, administered by the U The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 1000 - Battle of Svolder, Viking Age. 1379 - Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian For the game see 1850 (board game. 1850 ( MDCCCL) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link New Mexico ( is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States of America. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Events 1066 - Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England. 1205 - Philip of Swabia becomes King Year 1912 ( MCMXII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year starting
The western portion of New Mexico came from the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, while the remainder of eastern New Mexico (from the Rio Grande to the present New Mexico-Texas border) was added as consequence of the Compromise of 1850. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ( Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo in Spanish) is the Peace treaty, largely dictated by the United States to Texas ( is a state geographically located in the South Central United States and is also known as the Lone Star State. The Compromise of 1850 was a series of bills aimed at resolving the territorial and slavery controversies arising from the Mexican-American War (1846&ndash1848 The Gadsden Purchase of 1853 added a smaller additional area to New Mexico Territory—the southernmost strip of Arizona and New Mexico. The Gadsden Purchase (known as Venta de La Mesilla or Treaty of La Mesilla in Mexico is a region of what is today southern Arizona and New Mexico
The land contained in the original 1850 New Mexico Territory was the western portion of the future state, plus most of future Arizona (known as Santa Ana County), a small part of Colorado, and Nevada south of 36° 30' N. The State of Arizona ( is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. Santa Ana County was one of the seven original partidos created in New Mexico under Mexican rule The State of Colorado ( or chiefly by nonresidents) is a state located in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States of America. Nevada ( is a state located in the western region of the United States of America. The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving The Texan cession and the Gadsden Purchase expanded the territory greatly, but the establishment of Colorado Territory on February 28, 1861 and of Arizona Territory on February 24, 1863 (west of the 109th meridian) left New Mexico with its present boundaries. For the western film see Colorado Territory (film. The Territory of Colorado was an Organized territory of the United States of Events 202 BC - coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty 's rule Year 1861 ( MDCCCLXI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Territory of Arizona was an Organized territory of the United States that existed between 1863 and 1912 Events 303 - Galerius, Roman Emperor, publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Year 1863 ( MDCCCLXIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common This article is about the geographical concept For other uses of the word see Meridian.
As the route to California, New Mexico and Arizona were disputed territory during the American Civil War, resulting in Gadsden settlers willingly joining the Confederate States of America. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Causes of the war See also Origins of the American Civil War, Timeline of events leading to the American Civil War The coexistence of a slave-owning South The Confederate States of America (also called the Confederacy, the Confederate States, and CSA) formed as the government set up from 1861 The "Gettysburg of the West" gave the area primarily to the Union at the Battle of Glorieta Pass. The Battle of Glorieta Pass, fought on 26-28 March 1862 in northern New Mexico Territory, was the decisive Battle of the New Mexico Campaign during During the American Civil War, the Union was a name used to refer to the federal government of the United States, which was supported by the twenty-three The Battle of Glorieta Pass, fought on 26-28 March 1862 in northern New Mexico Territory, was the decisive Battle of the New Mexico Campaign during Confederate Arizona Territory was the first American incarnation of Arizona. The Arizona Territory of the Confederate States of America was an Organized territory of the Confederacy that existed between 1861 and 1865 The State of Arizona ( is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States.