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Mexican Americans and the history of their segregation


Lecture number:
3
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Texas at Austin
Course:
His 314k - History of Mexican Americans in the United States

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HIST314k 1nd Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture II Survey of Mexican American History A Pre Colombian period B The colonial experience a Spanish send military detachment b The blending of Indian and Spanish culture c Early expansion into the northern frontier Outline of Current Lecture III Chicanos in a changing society a Santa Barbara and Southern California b Major thesis c Displacement i Anglos and Mexicans d Consequences of segregation IV More on social relations Current Lecture I Chicanos in a Changing Society Alberto Camarillo s study of Santa Barbara a Santa Barbara and Southern California i Demonstrated how the community moved from being a pueblo to a town ii In the process mexicans are segregated into low wage jobs iii Towns run by agros not by mexicans iv Mexicans are underrepresented in historical narrative v Cant compete Mexicans are land rich and money poor laws favor the new comers squatters law 1 They could not afford to compete in the political arena because they were so poor and loosing their land vi My findings apply to social relations in the whole region b Major Thesis the change from Mexican pueblos to American towns involved the social and political displacement of Mexicans a process that was evident in other parts of Southern Cali during the late 1800s and early 1900s c Displacement involved political and econ conflict and displacement that was often expressed in racial terms i Anglos and Mexicans 1 Cultural deficiency theory These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 2 When times are difficult mex cant survive because of the lack of capital a The northern region is a frontier and has not effectively connected them people most smart have capital and technology ii Greasers Anglo Attitudes toward Mex in Texas 1 Records every time someone comments on Mexican people and categorizes it 2 There are racial ideas against Mex that



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