Student Historian

Barret Kaubisch is an undergraduate student at the University of Washington majoring in History and Political Science. He has aspirations to travel after graduating and take a year off by enrolling in the Jet program or just working before attending graduate school in international relations.

The New Mexico Territory Slave Code (1859-1862)

Slavery in New Mexico Territory was never focused on black bondage as in the Southern states. New Mexico Territory never had more than a dozen or so black slaves because it had other forms sources of coerced labor, both Native American indentured servants and slaves, … Read MoreThe New Mexico Territory Slave Code (1859-1862)