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Unformatted text preview: HIST 369 M,W,F (9-9:50) 3/7/08 Chapter 5 The main idea in this chapter is Mexican women coming together and uniting through their belief in the Catholic religion. The UDCM seemed to think that if the nation got back to its Catholic roots many of its problems would be solved. They thought women had a “sacred mission” in the home and to their families. The damas got involved in politics and the revolution in order to protect these rights. The primary document in this chapter states what Mexican women should be doing as mothers. According to the document they should be teaching their children what is truly important by instilling good values through the Catholic religion. If mothers only take care of their children’s physical needs and ignore their spiritual needs the entire point of the revolution is lost. The state realized this position that mothers had as the links between the state and the is lost....
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- Spring '09
- Mexican women, Catholic Social Action, UDCM, Catholic oriented labor, 369 M