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1) Cochise. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chiricahua group of Apache in Arizona. He was friendly with the whites until 1861, when some of his relatives were hanged by U.S. soldiers for a crime they did not...

2) Tombstone. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...With its pleasant climate and legendary past, Tombstone is a well-known tourist attraction. The city became a national historic landmark in 1962. Silver was discovered...

3) Geronimo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chiricahua group of the Apaches, b. Arizona. As a youth he participated in the forays of Cochise, Victorio, and other Apache leaders. When the Chiricahua Reservation...

4) Bisbee. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...After the rich copper deposits were discovered (c. 1876), the city was built in two steep-sided canyons, Mule Pass Gulch and Brewery Gulch. Nearby is Coronado National...

5) Douglas, cities, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United States, 1 City (1990 pop. 12,822), Cochise co., SE Ariz., at the Mexican border; inc. 1905. The mining and smelting of copper have been important since 1900;...

6) Jeffords, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fort Bowie and Tucson. A number of his men were killed by Apaches, and he decided to meet with their chief, Cochise. He won the Apaches' respect by riding into their...

7) Fort Bliss. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Zachary Taylor's adjutant in the Mexican War. Originally strategically located near the only ice-free pass through the Rocky Mts., it guarded the U.S.-Mexican border...

8) Apache. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Native North Americans of the Southwest composed of six culturally related groups. They speak a language that has various dialects and belongs to the Athabascan branch...

9) Indian wars. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Indian wars, in American history, general term referring to the series of conflicts between Europeans and their descendants and the indigenous peoples of North America....

10) Arizona. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Utah (N), New Mexico (E), Mexico (S), and, across the Colorado R., Nevada and California (W). 1 Facts and FiguresArea, 113,909 sq mi (295,024 sq km). Pop. (2000)...

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