The Arizona Territory is born...

Arizona Territory map 1864.JPG (39889 bytes)  HR 357 announces the creation of the Arizona Territory after numerous prior requests.  It took Jefferson Davis and the Civil War, when Arizona was briefly a Confederate Territory, to turn things around.  Fascinating reading.  Click to enlarge...and be sure to read the third page.  It sets the tone for Arizona's future.

Click to enlarge and read  HR 357 1.JPG (79221 bytes) HR357 2.JPG (87215 bytes) HR 357 3.JPG (50330 bytes)


Map of Arizona.jpg (55174 bytes)

Map of Arizona


The rez.jpg (39886 bytes)

Map of the reservations and Four Corners 


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