Starting with nomadic Native Americans, discover the diverse history of the Southwest. Learn about the Spanish explorers and the southwest as a part of both Spain and Mexico. Witness the events of the Alamo and the victory of Texas independence. Watch the events unfold, bringing this region into the United States and see how it has grown and how the people in this area have retained so much of the culture of years past.
Discover the history of the land and of the people who settled the Southwest Region of the United States.
The region, known by many for its extraordinary landforms, provides a large backdrop for a variety of natural resources. Discover the importance of oil and cattle to this region, as well as mining and farming. Learn how the people in this region have learned to conserve water, one resource that is not plentiful to this area.
Explore the environment, climate and natural resources of the Southwest Region of the United States.