Unformatted text preview: her husband, Ramon, in which she conveys that she is sick of being kept down in the same way that the mine owners are doing to him. It is not until the end of the film in which Ramon realizes that equality is not only being denied to him in the mine because he is Mexican-American, but also to his wife because of the fact that she is a woman. The Unions resistance ultimately succeeds when the men and women come together; however, the women definitely proved themselves in their resistance. They were more composed than the men and went to jail freely in order to prevent them from being able to charge them with resisting arrest. They were also much more persistent and unwilling to give up at all cost. However, it was together that they were able to defeat the mining bosses....
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- Spring '08
- Resistance, Wife, Ramon, Mexican-American miners, miners picket