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Name Ms. Stephanie Kearny
Email knb@swcp.com
Phone 505/828-1796
Address 7304 Patricia Dr. NE
Albuquerque, NM  87109
Biographical Info Stephanie Kearny is the great-great-granddaughter of Gen. Kearny. She contributed to a book on the General, has lectured across the country, and taught in North Africa.
Program Title INTEGRITY IN AN IMPERIALISTIC AGE: The Man Who Led the Take Over of the Southwest and California
Program Description In 1846, General Stephen Watts Kearny led the "bloodless conquest" of New Mexico, where he established a civil government, instituted a legal system that incorporated existing Mexican law and land grants, and was ahead of his time in respecting cultural diversity and human rights. His fascinating expedition -- which added almost a third to America's current territory -- involved the Mormon Battalion, Kit Carson, and a clash with Fremont and Stockton.
Series New Mexico History and Cultures
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