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    II. Mexican Americans A. Brief explanation regarding the history of this ethnic group Mexican’s American who are they, and why did they migrate to American; what were they in search of. Mexican American’s are one of the largest ethnic group in America today average of more than half of the populace; nearly reaching more than 30 million in the United States alone. Compassed by these immigrants more than half are here illegally that migrated over to the United States in search of a better

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    article, my understanding of the terms have changed drastically, when i personally think about Mexican-American or Chicana/O’s, i think that they choose to identify as a certain culture that represents them best. When identifying as a culture or a best representation of how you feel in your heart, i feel it comes from the way you are raised and brought up, if your family identifies as a Mexican-American than you will believe that is what you are, and it goes on from generation to generation. Even

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    minorities in the United States can largely be seen in the treatment of Mexicans and Mexican American citizens in the times surrounding World War Two. Such hostilities are reflected in our treatment of Mexican Americans in the late 19th after the Civil War and early 20th centuries, the Sleepy Lagoon murder responses, and the Zoot Suit riots. My primary source reveals a feeling of inferiority in the United States by the Mexican American youth due discrimination that they faced, which can be better understood

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    Mexicans, Chicanos, Mexican-Americans, Indigenous, and more are just a few of the terms used to refer to people of Mexican descent. Many Hispanics attempt to enter the United States in search of a better life and to have an enjoyable way of life. However, living in constant fear of being deported and consistently being judged simply because of one’s color, or the inability to communicate in English; that does not sound like the American dream. Typically, people have real reasons to emigrate to the

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    involves change for families. I believe that Mexican families deserve a shot to live in America, even if they are illegal immigrants. The plan involves a way where a United States’ family and a family from Mexico can both benefit from each other. The three ways that a U.S. family and a Mexican family can benefit from each other are: sharing different foods, learning new languages, and learning new life skills. While these exchanges are going, the Mexican family earns free citizenship as well. This

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    Los Mineros were Mexican/ Mexican American miners in Southeastern Arizona that settled in the sister towns or Clifton and Morenci. The miners came from Mexico excited to learn a new culture and in hope of a better life in their new country. However, the Mexican American immigrants did not expect that they would experience inequality at work and in their everyday lives. Because they were Mexican Americans they were looked down on throughout the town. Upon workers the Mexican Americans were the most desirable

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    discriminated against in one form or another, but an extreme example of this is with the Mexican and Mexican American citizens in the United States of America. This group of people have seen almost every form of discrimination to not being allowed in schools, to not being appointed fair and civil court cases. In order to stop the unequal treatment the Mexican American population formed LULAC, the League of United Latin American Citizens. LULAC has worked throughout the years to stop discrimination against

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    Mexican American Being a Latina born in America and growing up here, I was taught celebrating American culture like, Memorial, independence and Labor Day, with the explosion of bright colorful fireworks, the smell of fire when turning on the grill and the best part; no school! Also celebrating Christmas and new year’s the American way, going to church, eating, and opening presents on Christmas day. It wasn’t until 4 years ago I went to Mexico and realized there’s more to my own rooted culture and

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    2017 Professor Metcalfe History 10-10:50 Mexican American Community During my visit to the department of foreign languages I found that. The Mexican American population is a standout amongst the most critical minority . bunches in the country, yet chroniclers and students of history have been careless in recording. its improvement. The Mexican American people group in Houston, Texas, has been creating for one hundred years and today may

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    Although mistreatment caused considerable suffering for Mexican-Americans, it also forced them to overcome internal differences in order to form a secure community, and contributed to the eventual development of a sense of mexicanidad. Gutiérrez explains how the abuse faced by Mexican-Americans caused the formation of such ties, stating, “it is common for such newly created minority populations to develop a new sense of identity as a natural defense mechanism or as part of a larger ‘oppositional

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