Immigration History final draft

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Immigration History Angela Lippy 12/19/2010 Marti Pizzini
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The ethnic group I have chosen to write about today is the Hispanic group. I have always been interested in this group in how they immigrated to our country in small amounts and now have evolved into such a large population. In this paper, I will discuss how they came to our country, the jobs they held and the prejudice that they endured I the past and some still do today. Finally I will discuss how they are managing today in America and what they have themselves contributed to our country. According to Wiki Bin (wiki bin.org) the immigration of Hispanics to the United States began in 1848 with the signing of the “Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo” and the Mexican government surrendering to United States and officially ending the Mexican War. This treaty gave the United States, California, Nevada, Texas, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and parts of Arizona. At this time, the United States gave the Hispanics that were inhabitants of this state the chance to become legal American Citizens. Amazingly only 80% Hispanics chose to become citizens, the rest remained illegal immigrants. During the Mexican Revolution of 1910, thousands of Mexicans came to America as
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course HIS/135 AAFO0NDH19 taught by Professor J.bauer during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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