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Santa Cruz History
Pimería Alta (upper land of the Pimas) was a province or region referred as Spanish Colonial Mexico encompassing what is now southern Arizona and northern Sonora. The area took its name from the Pima and closely related O'odham (Papago) indigenous peoples residing in the Sonoran Desert. Pimería Alta was the site of the Spanish missions in the Sonoran Desert established by Father Kino in the late 17th century.

The Gadsden Purchase was one of the most curious real estate deals in which United States has ever taken part. In 1852 Gadsden agreed to pay Santa Anna $10,000,000 for a strip of territory south of the Gila River and lying in what is now southwestern New Mexico and southern Arizona. The Gadsden Purchase has an area of 45,535 square miles and is almost as large as Pennsylvania.

Gadsden was appointed U.S. Minister to Mexico by President Franklin Pierce with instructions of his own design to buy from Mexico enough territory for a railroad to the Gulf of California. The Gadsden treaty gave to the United States freedom of transit for mails, merchandise and troops across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and provided for a readjustment of the boundary established by the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.



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