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  • The Mexican Life Style Of The Mexican Culture

    Mexico is divided by class , meaning they are divided in sections by how much money they make. This class is rated either low, medium, and high. High class people are rich and really don’t associate with low class because of their reputation. About all the high class people work in office buildings , are actors, or have their own business. The middle class people are more on owning big Acers of land for plantation. They do associate with low class and upper class. For low class people they own a ranch . Since they only have enough money to buy the ecocides they plant their food, and they also raise animals for food and money. Low class associates with middle class and will try upper class just to see if they will give a hand out. From what I have seen the low and middle class work twice as much as the upper class. So that’s the life style of every Mexican…

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  • Oppression Of Mexican Workers

    For a long time Mexicans have been blamed for many setbacks that have occurred. They have been exploited and taken advantage of, never acknowledged for their hard work. They were seen as communist and were to blame for the depression and loss of jobs in America as well. A handful of Mexicans were deported and were used for working purposes as contracts were made to have them work in the U.S. In 1929 the U.S. economy was in a fragile state where 2/3 of the population were living in a household…

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  • Los Angeles By Luis Rodriguez Summary

    Mexican-American life in Los Angeles as described by Luis Rodriguez presented a harsh reality that frequently found conflict and contradiction in its narrative. When a teacher would tell young Rodriguez that he was full of intellectual potential, a sheriff would soon remind him that he was simply a vehicle for absent-minded violence. Each stereotype and identity suggested to him wound up as a shoe that did not fit. Rodriguez’ journey through gang culture, Mexican-American life, and a challenging…

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  • Medusa Carol Ann Duffy Analysis

    On one hand, we have the poem ‘Medusa’ by Carol Ann Duffy, in a dramatic monologue based on a mythical creature, Medusa, whose insecurity and jealousy leads her to believe that her husband is cheating on her. Consequently, she turns into a gorgon who turns anything she looks at to stone. On the other hand ,we have ‘Les Grandes Seigneurs’ by Dorothy Molloy which is about an aggrandized woman’s romantic relationship with men there to entertain her and to support her self-aggrandizement. However,…

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  • Cross The Border Story Summary

    activity in Mexico that simulating how the illegal immigrates to cross the US and Mexico border. The participants are mostly Mexican young people, most of them start dreaming to cross the US and Mexico border even before they start elementary school as it mentioned in the video. However, the Mexican government sees the activity as a practice to teach the young people to betray their motherland. So they do not support it. On the other side, the locals they blame the incompetent government doing…

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  • Los Vendidos Analysis

    Los Vendidos The play written by Luis Valdez, Los Vendidos, an interpretation of how American people see Mexican Americans is played through a drama. A secretary from Governor Reagan, Miss Jimenez, comes to a shop in hopes of finding a Mexican to bring to a gathering to create diversity in the crowd. The “shop” owner, Honest Sancho, is a business man trying to sell these Mexican Americans. Miss Jimenez is looking for a Mexican who is perfect. While Sancho is trying to help find the perfect…

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  • Symbolism In The Farmworker In Los Vendidos By Valdez

    of what makes a “good” Mexican in America. The satirical tone used in the play helps reveal anxieties of being a Mexican-American in the world they live in, appealing not only to mexicans but also Americans as well, in the pressures they face being in an Anglo culture. By Valdez using this method he allows one to not only analyze but at the same time comprehend the prejudices they may very well hold against them. He references them to robots, as society looks at them, suggesting they are just…

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  • Mexican Bracero Program

    between United States citizens and Mexican immigrants began in 1917. The first bracero program took its form under the Immigration Act of 1917. This act allowed immigrants, under various provisions and expectations, to migrate the United States as laborers in factories, fields, and mining. The Act specifically asked for a tax to be paid for every “alien” who is not traveling with parents and is under the age of 16 that enters the United States (1917). A literacy test was conducted for every…

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  • Compare And Contrast Mexico And Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rican vs. Mexican Puerto Rico and Mexico are two different Latin countries that have many cultural differences, but after all have a big similarity which is the language. Both countries share Spanish as their official language. Most of the Languages from México and Puerto Rico is the same, but the context in which a Mexican can use a word may be the opposite from what it will mean to a Puerto Rican and vice versa. In this essay, I will focus on the history and contribution of the Spanish…

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  • A Class Apart Film Analysis

    Mexican immigration is an important part of American history. They have been a part of this country since America’s forefathers decided to expand westward and take land. From this time onward, they were treated as second class citizens that were not able to acquire the rights that they deserved. It wasn’t until the 1950s that Mexican immigrant began to get the rights that they deserved they had a negative stigma and perception attached to them. Starting from around the time of World War II,…

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