La Conquistadora (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
Nov27

La Conquistadora (Santa Fe, New Mexico)

The Spaniards fled to what is now the El Paso/Juárez area, carrying with them a revered three-foot wooden statue of the Blessed Virgin that would later be named La Conquistadora. Ellen McCracken UC Santa Barbara Often not recounted in textbooks, a key event in North American history is the 1680 Pueblo Revolt in which Native Americans in what is now northern New Mexico attacked the Spanish colonizers and expelled them. The Spaniards...

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