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After 1910: The Making of the Mexican AmericanGenerationRace, Labor, and Revolution1.Shifting Labor Patterns in the Borderlands2.Black-Brown Relations3.Rise of Chinese and Japanese Labor:The Chinese Exclusion Act of 18824.Revolution in MexicoPocho by Los AlacranesPocho is supposed to be an insult.A mexican that lives in the U.S. and is no longer accustomed to their Mexican heritage.Some people embrace the word now.The Great Depression1. Mexican American Identity and the “Illegal Alien”-who counts as a Mexican American?-illegal alien term becomes a popular word.-used to mark a difference between “us” and “them”.2. Repatriation-Where do Mexicans fit in in “Americanness”?-The Great Depression wasn’t pretty for Mexicans.-Many mexicans were fired.-Repatriation is an episode in which upwards of 600 thousand of Mexican descent left the U.S.for Mexico.-A lot of these were American born children.

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