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September 6, 2019 MEXICAN AMERICANS Conquering the west 1870-1890 -Religious and racial prejudices combined to justify the U.S. conquest of the American West -several types of Piutes -forcing Indians to live together which cause attacks towards each other -boarding schools’ movements where Sarah Winnemucca was stuck between Christianity and Indian religion -became activist and gave speech to white audience Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848 -80000 Mexican Americans into the country of Unites States -Mexican Americans were given all the right of the Unite State -property of every kind, now belonging to Mexicans shall be inviolably respected -Mex. Amer. voting in 19 century and ran for office winning and becoming state senator’s representation -View Catholics as not true Christians -Lands are gone (20-50) years Lands were taken from them -diseno: mexican land grant -WOULD TAKE 20-50 years though the court system to prove that it was their land -eneded up selling their land or having it take over by squatters -new Mexico and southern cali were the places that they were able tohold their land off

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