"Mexican American" Essays and Research Papers

1 - 10 of 500

Mexican American

The Status of Mexican Americans, 1848-1900 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: treaty that conclude the war b/w U.s and Mexico. U.S wins and texas is now part of USA 50% of Territory: mexico forced by this treaty to give up 50% of its territory Mexican Nationals Property & Economic Rights Article IX: provide protection of property Article X: grants citizenship Changing Society: Americanization 1. head political system 2. dislocate the landed elite 3. displace...

Premium Brownsville, Texas, California, California Gold Rush 481  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Mexican American Males and Alcoholism

Ruth Gutierrez Proff. Julia Curry MAS 160 9 a.m. 12 May 2009 Mexican American Males and Alcoholism Drinking alcohol is a behavior that diverse ethnicities and cultures have adapted as a form of leisure, celebration, socialization, or cultural practice. Mexican American males have engaged in drinking alcohol for all of these reasons. It is important to analyze the process of acculturation Mexican American experience and how it affects their ability to persuade and control their alcohol consumption...

Premium Alcohol, Alcohol abuse, Alcohol dependence 1339  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Mexican American Journal Entry

parents decide to migrate to the United States with one of my mother’s brother. We arrived in Los Angeles, California on July 16, 1931, with my Aunt Julia and Uncle Fernando. My family and I were so happy to finally arrive to the U.S. to live the “American Dream.” Soon we would find out that our dreams would come crushing down fast. After settling down, my mother decided it was time to enroll my sisters and me into school. My mother asked my Aunt Julia and Uncle Fernando what my sisters and I need...

Premium Family, Great Depression, Immigration to the United States 969  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

"Chicano" Mexican-American Movement

the sixties with the Chicano Civil Rights Movement which followed the example of the Black Civil Rights Movement. The people of the Movement adopted the word Chicano for themselves just as the African Americans had adopted Black. The Chicano Movement fought for all people of the Southwest of Mexican descendancy. These people included those whose ancestors had been citizens in the southwest when it was Mexico before the United States occupied it in 1848. These people became citizens by default with...

Premium Chicano, Mexican American, Mexico 1211  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Effects of Enculturation\Acculturation on Mexican Americans

Mrs. Garcia & Mr. Ervin ENGL 1302 & HUMA 1305 February 27, 2014 Effects of Enculturation\Acculturation on Mexican Americans Every culture has its own specific characteristics to help differentiate itself from all of the other cultures. They all are composed of the same categories such as foods, traditions, values, holidays, language and many more. All of these things play their own specific roles to help create the big picture; they help define the culture. If some of the traditions, like language...

Premium Spanish language, Mexican American, Culture 851  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement

The struggle for human rights for Mexican-Americans in 20th century America is just one of the many examples of humans fighting for their natural rights bestowed upon them at birth. This struggle is nothing new to history and has been going on for generations. Dating back to the period of renaissance humanism and on through the Age of Enlightenment, the idea that a human being was granted a set of uninfringeable rights on the basis of just being a human has become a central theme in many social struggles...

Premium Human rights, Law, Martin Luther King, Jr. 1586  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Rhetorical Analysis of "The Mexican-American and the Chruch" Speech

Stefano Rivolta COMM401 March 10, 2010 Contextual Analysis: “The Mexican-American and the Church” The impact of one single speech can essentially affect the entire world. Granted, there are different degrees of impact felt: those present at the speech, those who watched/heard the actual speech from somewhere else, those who heard some things about it from someone else, and so on and so forth. As the speaker’s message experiences a sort of ripple affect, it calms and becomes less and less...

Premium Activism, César Chávez, Dolores Huerta 1140  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Mexican Americans

Mexican American Article Review I feel that it is important in becoming an elementary teacher with special education that we study and teach about Mexican-American history and culture. The first article that I am going to talk is called, "Integrating Mexican-American History and Culture into Social Studies Classroom". The article talks about how Mexican-American are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States and also the least educated. The article also gives important information...

Premium Culture, Education, Ethnic group 1279  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Mexican and Puerto Ricans

Amanda Luna Mr. Joseph Haske ENGL 1301 July 21, 2014 Mexicans and Puerto Ricans Many Americans think Mexicans and Puerto Ricans are the same since they both belong to the ethnic group, Latino, and have a connection with Spanish language; there are many differences like the accents, vocabulary, culture, history, and the struggles they both had. Mexicans and Puerto Ricans are similar and different in immigration because Mexicans immigrated to the southwestern areas such as Texas and California...

Premium Immigration to the United States, Mexican American, Mexico 903  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

The Use of Theatre in Mexican-American Culture

Latinos are currently the largest minority group in the United States, and Mexican-Americans are the largest group within the Latino population. It may be unfathomable for the younger generations to think of the Mexican population in the United States as a silent minority group; however, it was not until after World War II that we see a rise in Chicano nationality and identity movements. What was the role of the theatre in this discovery of identity, and how did the theatre give social voice to this...

Premium Chicano, Mexican American, Mexican American culture 2164  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free