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New Mexico: There's Gold In Them Thar Hills

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When the Europeans started showing up in the region now known as New Mexico the Pueblo people were common in the area.  The region apparently had gold and one gold seeker explored areas north of Mexico in the late 1500’s and called it Nuevo Mexico or New Mexico.


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