You are here

Borders

1936 Border Closure

Added by yongli on 02/07/2022 - 17:42, last changed on 02/07/2022 - 17:42
For ten days in 1936, Colorado governor Edwin “Big Ed” Johnson declared martial law in the state, which allowed him to close Colorado’s southern border to migrant workers from nearby states and Mexico. Amid record unemployment during the Great Depression , Johnson closed the border because he...

Colorado: An Overview

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 12:08, last changed on 04/23/2022 - 11:37

Maroon Bells in Fall

Share article to
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...
Subscribe to Borders