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Southwest, The. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Roger L. NicholsRoger L. Nichols

Definitions of this region vary, but all include present-day New Mexico, Arizona, and the El Paso area of western Texas. Until the twentieth century, physical barriers such as the Mojave and Sonoran deserts, the Llano Estacado (Staked Plains), the southern ... ...

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