by Nancy Christofferson NEW SPAIN/ NEW MEXICO — Apparently, most people DID know the way to Santa Fe.
by Nancy Christofferson ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOUTHWEST — In early 1848, the end of the War with Mexico was under negotiation. Congress signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo on March 10. The United States gained the southwest, including New Mexico which then encompassed southeastern Colorado and all of Arizona, as well as California and other lands. An official