8 - TAKE ACTION: First Deportation Raid in USs history...

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AMST 101g 17:54 Notes 2/8 1. Segregation and Neighborhoods 2. The Depression Hits L.A. 3. Mexican Deportation and Repatriation  5. Expendable Neighborhoods Spanish Language schools being set up Movement in 1920s to try to incorporate east la (not part of la, can’t vote for  mayor of la) East LA: HUGE Mexican community 1908 Industrial Zoning Law Zeferino Ramirez Entwistle Tract Depression: Secretary of labor under Hoover: William Donk (thought that depression could be  solved by throwing out all “aliens” of country   job opportunities) 1931: Alien Labor Act: illegal for any company working with gov’t to work with  “aliens”   no distinction between legal and illegal aliens
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Unformatted text preview: TAKE ACTION: First Deportation Raid in USs history (around central plaza in LA) February of 1931 Stopped anyone who didnt look white Frank Shaw: would become the future mayor of L.A. He proposed that the L.A. county would organize trains to encourage aliens to go back voluntarily to Mexico from the United StatesL.A. country would pay the taxes (REPATRIATION) overwhelming idea : race mattered over citizenship Christine Sterilng: she organizes with editor of LA times to take this area (that was becoming a slum) and remake it into a historical site to celebrate the past of LA 1932: L.A. hosts the Olympics 17:54 17:54...
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