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The Pass of the North and the Creation of the U.S. - Mexico Border

The Pass of the North Heritage Corridor, a project of El Paso Community Foundation.

Teachers' Site

This site was made possible by a grant to the Centennial Museum at the University of Texas at El Paso from the El Paso Community Foundation, El Paso, Texas. Lessons supplement the information in a booklet and exhibit by Dr. Oscar J. Martinez. The booklet is included as part of this website at Other, supplementary resources are also suggested in the various activities.

These activities were written for use with Middle School students, but teachers in other grades may also be able to use or modify them.

Learning activities:

La Frontera

Puzzling Terms

Where is That West Texas Town of El Paso?

How Things Change

Dueling Timelines

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