New Mexico Centennial Online Atlas of Historic Maps

Atlas of Historic New Mexico

NEH affiliate New Mexico Humanities Council's online Atlas of Historic New Mexico maps contains twenty historic maps of New Mexico, annotated with descriptions by the map makers and others people living, working, and exploring in New Mexico at that time.

Octavio Paz Lozano, Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, born

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March 31, 1914
  • Planilla de aprendizaje para el estudiante: Esperanza renace de Pam Muñoz Ryan

    Created July 26, 2012
  • Esperanza renace: Aprendiendo a no temer el comenzar de nuevo

    Created July 25, 2012
    Esperanza image

    En este plan de clase los estudiantes explorarán algunos de los contrastes a los que Esperanza se enfrenta cuando debe abandonar su cómoda vida como hija consentida de terrateniente poderoso, siempre rodeada de familia y de sirvientes, para convertirse en una sirvienta junto con los demás obreros agrícolas emigrantes. Este plan de clase también estudiará el trasfondo de la historia, considerando su marco histórico, social y cultural para descubrir los grandes contrastes y contradicciones que Esperanza descubre al llegar a los Estados Unidos. Y, finalmente, este plan de clase invitará a los estudiantes a prestar atención a algunos de los cambios a los que Esperanza se tiene que enfrentar para convertirse, tras ser una niña privilegiada y mimada, en una jovencita responsable y emprendedora.

    Catholic mission in American southwest.

    How Teachers Can Make the Most of "When Worlds Collide"

    In this feature, Dan McDowell, AP World History teacher and consultant for the PBS film "When Worlds Collide" surveys the features of the companion website, indicating how the K-16 educational community can make the best use of these resources.

    Memorial Day observed

    Memorial Day observed

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    May 25, 2015
  • De Colores

    Created April 13, 2012
    De Colores

    This lesson plan is designed for young learners at the beginner or beginner-intermediate level of proficiency in Spanish. The activities in this lesson plan will help students learn ten colors in Spanish and also provide them with practice to use them in context.

    Emiliano Zapata

    The Mexican Revolution: November 20th, 1910

    The year 2010 marked the centennial (El Centenario) of the Mexican Revolution, an uprising that took place roughly between 1910 and 1920, recognized as the first major political, social, and cultural revolution of the 20th century.

    Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz forced to give up her writing

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    March 5, 1694
    The Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty

    This feature gives students a history of the Statue of Liberty and the waves of immigration to the U.S. around 1900.