Introduction to Chicano Studies

Introduction to Chicano Studies - Navarrete, Rodrigo P age...

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N a v a r r e t e , R o d r i g o P a g e | 1 Getting the Facts Strait Intro to Chicano Studies :: Response Paper 1 What is perhaps the greatest mystery surrounding Mexican, and more importantly North American, history is a conundrum known as the Bering Strait Theory. Scientists, anthropologists, and historians alike are perplexed as to how the Americas became inhabited and whether or not Native Americans are “native” in the purest sense. What was once considered fact has been slowly and steadily debunked and disproven while other, more logical theories have emerged as science slowly uncovers the truth behind the Americas and the associated land before civilization- before time, if you will- altered the landscape. Ancient ruins, newly discovered civilizations, and a clearer understanding of Meso-America have all led scientists to believe that what we have considered to be fact for so long should be regarded as a mere myth, for the truth is yet to be fully exposed. Tribes and nations whose history was once considered irrelevant are
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This essay was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course CHI 010 taught by Professor Jackson during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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