Category: Guide to Arizona

Arizona – This state is famous for its Grand Canyon, which means “place with a small spring” in the Indian. Arizona has approximately 2.2 million inhabitants. As early as 1539, the Franciscan priest Marcos de Niza explored the area of ​​what is now Arizona, where several missions were founded between 1690 and 1711. In 1821, the Spanish crown ceded the state to Mexico, which handed it over to the United States in 1848 after the end of the Mexican War. It wasn’t until 1912 that Arizona became the 48th state in the United States, the capital being Phoenix. The indigenous Indians, the Apaches, fought bloody battles before the Apache chief Geronimo had to surrender to the American general George Crook in 1886. The legendary sheriff Wyatt Earp had his sphere of activity in the place Tombstone (gravestone).