Borderlands 1 - Anzalda calls herself a Chicana and in her...

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8/30/11 Anzaldúa calls herself a Chicana and in her first essay in Borderlands she provides a 1. What role does Atzlán play in that mythology? Where is Atzlán? 2. How are Chicanos connected to the Aztecs that Cortez conquered? 3. Where did the Aztecs live first according to Anzaldúa-Atzlán or Mexico City? Why does one writer Anzaldua quotes call Chicanos the Aztecas del norte ? How did they end up in the North? 4. In what sense are Chicanos mestizos? 5. What's the difference between a Mexican, a Mexican who immigrates to the United States
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8/30/11 Who are Chicanos? Mexican-Americans Are mestizos in the sense they are of Amerindian, Spanish, and Native American ancestry (of mixed blood ancestry) Descended from the 100,000 Mexicans who first became U. S. citizens when the “white imperialist” (28) Americans took over Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, California in the Mexican- American War of 1846-1848.
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8/30/11 Midterm exam on Thursday I will pick two questions from the list of 12 questions posted under Course information on Blackboard. In writing your essays on Thursday follow the directions posted with the set of questions Resources to bring: Your books
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An Immigrant or a Minority ? Immigrants– came to America by choice Minorities—”Choice hardly entered into most minorities decisions to becoming American” Victor Villanueva 1. Identify your ancestry: Are you an immigrant (the descendent of immigrants) or a minority (the descendent of a minority)? 2. Anazldúa,s cousin Pedro (26) Is he an
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