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Colorado

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 12:08, last changed on 06/19/2018 - 12:29
Colorado, “the Centennial State,” was the thirty-eighth state to enter the Union on August 1, 1876. Its diverse geography encompasses 104,094 square miles of the American West and includes swathes of the Great Plains , southern Rocky Mountains , and the Colorado Plateau. Colorado has an average...

Don Felipe Baca

Added by yongli on 05/06/2016 - 13:20, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 20:18
The Hispano farmer and sheep rancher Don Felipe de Jesus Baca (1829–74) was one of the first settlers of the Purgatoire River valley, one of the most important developers of Trinidad , and a member of the Colorado Territorial legislature. He is the namesake of Baca County in southeast Colorado...

Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales

Added by yongli on 01/17/2017 - 12:33, last changed on 01/08/2018 - 01:07
Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales (1928–2005) was a prominent figure in the Chicano Movement in Denver in the 1960s and 1970s. He also had ties to the greater Civil Rights Movement. In addition to his activist work, Gonzales had multifaceted careers in boxing, politics, and poetry, and left a lasting legacy...
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