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This sequence is helping younger readers establish the commonalities and strong point of the person states throughout the USA.

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Supreme Court justice. from Spain, and present-day Arizona becomes part of Mexico. H 1848 The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo gives most of present-day Arizona to the United States. H 2001 The Arizona Diamondbacks defeat the New York Yankees to win their first World Series. H 2008 John McCain of Arizona H 1853 With the Gadsden Purchase, loses the presidential election to Barack Obama from Illinois. the United States buys from Mexico today’s southern Arizona. S. government establishes the Arizona Territory.

After the mining boom ended and the railroads were completed, most Chinese left Arizona and went back to China. The Many Japanese-American families few who stayed opened businesses or were forced to live in internment camps during World War II. started farms. Japanese immigrants came to Arizona in the late 1890s and early 1900s. They faced injustices and unfair treatment by people who resented the competition for jobs. S. Congress passed laws ending Chinese and Japanese immigration. Discrimination peaked during World War II when West Coast residents of Japanese heritage were forced to live in internment camps.

Sold wheat and beef to the army forts and mining camps. Now, the large markets of California, the Midwest, and the East could be easily reached. Ranchers from Texas bought acres of Arizona grassland to create big cattle and sheep ranches. They loaded the animals onto trains bound for the stockyards of Kansas City. By 1890, copper had replaced silver as Arizona’s most valuable mineral resource. Tons of rich copper ore were mined in Bisbee at the Copper Queen Mine, which opened in 1877. Although mining copper ore and refining the ore to extract the copper were expensive, there was a new need to fill.

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