Governor O. A. Larrazolo and New Mexico's Quest for Statehood. Research and describe the life and Politics of New Mexico Governor O. A. Larrazolo.
Developed by staff of the Center for Southwest Research, this small group or individual activity will utilize social studies and technology skills by having the students research and describe the life and politics of New Mexico Governor O. A. Larrazolo or another New Mexican involved in the struggle for statehood. Students will use primary source documents to formalize their arguments.
Recommended Grade Level:
Grade 7, with modifications could be used for other grades.
This lesson should take approximately four 45 minute class periods.