Travel to Texas

Statehood, the Civil War, and the Late Nineteenth Century Both the Mexican War and statehood complicated the relationship between the United States and Texas. The Treaty of Guadalupe... Read more

Maine Wildlife

Maine wildlife is generally inoffensive. Maine has no poisonous snakes, although timber rattlers did inhabit western Maine many years ago. Still, big-game animals such as black bear and... Read more

Oregon Vacations

Oregon cultural contributions The cultural and political landscapes of Oregon are quite different in this new century than they were fifty years ago. Today, the Mexican and Latino... Read more

Washington bibliography

Apostolidis, Paul. âœThe State of the State of Washington’s Latinos: 2008.❠http://www. Compean, Mario. âœMexican Americans in the Columbia Basin: A Historical Overview.❠Columbia River Basin Ethnic... Read more


Elizabeth Rink Washington chronology 1774 The Spanish explorer Juan Perez arrives on the Santiago in Washington State with a crew primarily of Mexican sailors. 1790-1792 The first non-Native... Read more