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1 Daniel Alan Romandia Moreno HIS 105 Guadalupe Castillo March 4, 2010 Chicanos At first, I thought of Chicanos stereotype like; as if they where all the same. Ever  time people mentioned the word Chicano; I just pictured cholos and gang members.  Now, the class helped me open my eyes to the real world of the Chicano community.  The Chicano Identity is a tough one to talk state out because they are both U.S. citizens  with Mexican roots.  The term Chicano was put in place when the U.S. took over the  northern part of Mexico. Mexicans who stayed there were no longer considered neither  Mexican nor U.S. citizens, so the term Chicano was invented. The Chicano community  experienced racism since the day of the Mexican American war for territory because  they didn’t belong to the U.S. anymore and they’re lands where taken away from then  by force. Yet, Anglo Americans didn’t consider the ones who were born and raised in 
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