Latino Americans

New Mexico

Clip: Season 1 | 7m 17s

Settled in 1598 New Mexico was the oldest and largest Spanish settlement in the south west. Spanish culture was cultivated and preserved. The communities were large and well established. When the railroad came in 1878, the New Mexico community was torn.

Aired: 09/16/13

Rating: NR

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