espm50ac weekly reflection 9

espm50ac weekly reflection 9 - William Byun ESPM 50 AC...

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William Byun ESPM 50 AC Monday Section Weekly Reflection 9 Before the 19th century in New Mexico, the land was mainly occupied by Mexicans. As the late 19th century came around, European Americans began to take the lands, whether the Mexicans allowed it or not. The European Americans used several tactics to easily take over the lands that the Mexican citizens called theirs, but two of the most important ways they were able to gain control of the Hispano common lands was by speaking and doing things the English way and by making cash a big aspect of economical life. As the European Americans came across the Mexicans, they began to use English as the common language. This created a big problems for most Mexicans because of the lack of understanding, and therefore, gave room for the European Americans to take advantage of the Mexicans who did not understand anything. The difficulties in aligning the Spanish law with the English law created problems and many land grants to the Hispano-Americans were not recognized by the Surveyor General. In
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