The people of New Mexico began to trade with the United States during the Mexican Era. After New Mexico became a U.S. territory, business enterprises grew rapidly with the arrival of the railroad.
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|October 20, 1835 - Manual Sanchez, mayor of Las Trampas, establishes the Mora land grant. After a boundary survey, he distributes land parcels to 75 families who mostly settle along the Mora River.|
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