Jose Rodriguez - Jose Rodriguez WRA 135 Mini Paper#3 The...

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Jose Rodriguez 04/13/08 WRA 135 Mini Paper #3 The Hispanic Challenge Today even though were still a minority “The Hispanic Challenge” article shows the different dimensions that reflect how different Mexican immigration is from other immigrants. Culture and creeds that today define the American Identity is derived from the overwhelmingly white, British, and Protestant immigrants that first arrived in North America. They were at first white but then broadened to include Germans, Irish, and Scandinavians who immigrated several thousand miles of ocean differing from the Mexicans. The Mexicans come across a 2000 mile border historically marked simply by an imaginary line in the ground and a shallow river that once was Mexican territory. No other immigrant group in U.S history can or could assert historical claim over U.S. territory. Factors like this give Mexicans special rights and claims to territory that was once theirs. Mexicans and other Latinos have not assimilated into mainstream U.S. culture instead building
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course WRA 135 taught by Professor Jessicadeforest during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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