1. Please write a short essay about the American Civil War in New Mexico. When did this conflict occur and who was it between? Who were the people involved and in what battles did they fight? What were the outcomes of those battles and what were the plans of the Confederate forces? Why did the Southern armies invade New Mexico in the first place? How did the conflict in end in New Mexico. Please add as much specific information as you can.
2. Please discuss the American policy towards Native Americans during and after the American Civil War. What were some of the issues of the time and what policies were developed by the American military to deal with these issues? Who were some of the people(s) involved and what were some of the events and places that we discussed in class? Please add as much specific information as you can.
3. Tell me about the Lincoln County War. When did this conflict occur and what were the two sides involved? What caused tension between these two sides and what event actually started the conflict? What were some of the people, places, and events pertinent to this conflict that were discussed in class? How did the conflict end? Please add as many specific people and events as you can remember.