Impossible Subjects

Impossible Subjects - 10-25-10 I. A. B. C. D. E. - F. G. H....

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10-25-10 Impossible Subjects I. Unlawful Migrations historically A. Slave Trading after 1808 B. The Steerage Act of 1819 - Attempts to unite contract laborers from Europe - The duty of carriers to monitor the people they disembark C. The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 D. Wage Slavery as a recurring concern E. The Mexican Revolution in 1910 - Controversies over land reform un President Porfino - A mass exodus of refugees from Mexico 1910-1944 at least 1 million people and would come by 1920, many without formal permission - The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) from 1929-2000 - Francisco Modero and Victoriana Huerta in 1913, American Intervention under President Wilson F. The organized migration of “temporary” Mexican workers during WWII - Blaceros in 1942; by 1945 about 120,000 Mexican nationals were employed by American companies throughout the Southwest - “Overstaying” G. The Borderlands of the Southwest - Mestizo cultures and the fluidity of cultural, political, and economic boundaries - The seasonal ebbs and flows of migratory labor - Railroads and farms H. Migration from Mexico often 1965 - The immigration Act of 1965 as an oddly restrictive rule against mainstream from the Western Hemisphere, especially against Mexican immigration - In most years after 1965, an overwhelming majority of lawful
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course ASAM 2 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UCSB.

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Impossible Subjects - 10-25-10 I. A. B. C. D. E. - F. G. H....

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