Arizona History

Lesson Summary:

A lesson on the state of Arizona. The reading is accompanied by true/false questions.


  • To introduce students to salient features about the state of Arizona and its history.

Subject Area:

American History: Arizona
American History: Mexican-American War
American History: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
American History: Gadsden Purchase

Lesson Excerpt:

Arizona is located in the desert southwest region of the United States. Four other states border Arizona: New Mexico to the east; Utah to the north; and Nevada and California to the west. Arizona shares a border with Mexico to the south and today almost one-third of the state’s population is of Hispanic or Latino heritage. Arizona’s diversity includes many people of Asian descent along with nearly a quarter of a million Native Americans.

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