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How did the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 drive the mass immigration of Mexicansinto the Southwest? How did it affect the treatment of other minorities? In thecontext of Mexican immigration history, what is a historic push factor? Whateconomic transformations pushed Mexicans into the Southwest from Mexico?Discuss the 1921 and 1924 Immigration Acts. Why aren’t Mexicans placed on aquota? What would the impact have been if they wouldn’t have been placed on aquota?
Among the Japanese, generations were described as Issei (first), Nisei (second), andSansei (third) generations? Describe the characteristics of each group. How wouldthese generational differences apply to U.S. Mexicans? Discuss the contributionsmade by Chicanos/as during WWII? What impact did the war have on the Chicanasand the Mexican family?
and understand Japanese. The war positively impacted Chicanos, but only for a shortperiod of time. While some were honored for their courageous war efforts, the praise randry just a few years following WWII and Chicanos went right back to being deemedunequal in the eyes of white Americans following 1945.Discuss the Immigration Reform Act of 1965. What would the future implications ofthis law be? How had the national origins been racist in design? Discuss the socialand political issues that sparked the Chicano/a movement. What is the correlationbetween 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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Term
Fall
Professor
Acuna
Tags
Mexican American, Chicano, Guy Gabaldon

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