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a newspaper in New Mexico described him as “grinning like an ape,” an unflattering example of the racism that existed in our state at the time

Jack Johnson

2

African-American heavyweight boxing champion who defeated the “great white hope” in a Las Vegas, NM bout in 1912

Jack Johnson

3

anthropologist who curated NM’s exhibit at the Panama-California Exposition

Edgar lee Hewett

4

architectural style developed for NM’s building at the Panama-California Exposition and now an iconic feature of our state

Pueblo Revival

5

developed a unique “black on black” pottery style that earned international accolades

Maria Martinez

6

discoverer of an archaeological site that proved the Americas were inhabited by humans nearly 10,000 years before Christ

George McJunkin

7

first African-American graduate of Albuquerque high who was denied admission to UNM on the basis of race

Birdie Hardin

8

handsome cowboy silent-film star

Tom Mix

9

ill-fated settlement south of Roswell that perished due to a lack of water

Blackdom

10

international exhibition held in San Diego during 1915-1916

Panama-California Exposition

11

law that required NM to write a constitution

Enabling Act of 1910

12

made dozens of films in Las Vegas, NM during the 1910s

Tom Mix

13

meeting held in 1910 at which 100 delegates from all of NM’s counties developed a government for our state

Constitutional Convention

14

most influential individual at NM’s Constitutional Convention; a very wealthy Republican sheep rancher from Valencia County

Soloman Luna

15

New Mexico’s governor and lieutenant governor

William C. Mcdonald

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organization that successfully advocated for Birdie Hardin’s matriculation at UNM in 1921

NAACP

17

organized to commemorate the completion of a canal that revolutionized commerce between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of America

Panama-California Exposition

18

protected Hispanic access to the ability to vote and to integrated education

Soloman Luna

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required the approval of ¾ of NMs voters and a majority approval in 2/3 of NM’s counties to be amended

Ironclad Clauses

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star of the 1912 film A Pueblo Legend, which greatly distorted the culture of NM’s pueblos in keeping with popular stereotypes about Native Americans at the time

Mary Pickford