Editors. "Arizona organised as US territory". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18449, accessed 16 April 2014.]
After southern New Mexico had seceded from the Union as the Confederate Territory of Arizona in 1861, the land that will later form the basis for the State of Arizona is now organised by the Unionist government in Washington DC.