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April Events

Wed Apr 5, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Friends of History Wednesday Lecture Series

Hispano Bastion: New Mexican Power in the Age of Manifest Destiny, 1837-1860

Please join Michael J. Alarid, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and scholar of the Latino experience in the Southwest, as he shares this groundbreaking study, as part of our Friends of History (ON-LINE) Lecture Series. Historian Michael J. Alarid examines New Mexico’s transition from Spanish to Mexican to US control during the nineteenth century and illuminates how emerging class differences played a crucial role in the regime change. After Mexico won independence from Spain in 1821, trade between Mexico and the United States attracted ...

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