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How did the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 drive the mass immigration of Mexicans into the Southwest? How did it affect the treatment of other minorities? In the context of Mexican immigration history, what is a historic push factor? What economic transformations pushed Mexicans into the Southwest from Mexico? Discuss the 1921 and 1924 Immigration Acts. Why aren’t Mexicans placed on a quota? What would the impact have been if they wouldn’t have been placed on a quota?
Among the Japanese, generations were described as Issei (first), Nisei (second), and Sansei (third) generations? Describe the characteristics of each group. How would these generational differences apply to U.S. Mexicans? Discuss the contributions made by Chicanos/as during WWII? What impact did the war have on the Chicanas and the Mexican family?
and understand Japanese. The war positively impacted Chicanos, but only for a short period of time. While some were honored for their courageous war efforts, the praise ran dry just a few years following WWII and Chicanos went right back to being deemed unequal in the eyes of white Americans following 1945. Discuss the Immigration Reform Act of 1965. What would the future implications of this law be? How had the national origins been racist in design? Discuss the social and political issues that sparked the Chicano/a movement. What is the correlation between the Federal Land-Grant Alliance and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo? What was the Chicano Moratorium? Was it successful in achieving its purpose?

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