This page contains links to american history relating to native americans during november we celebrate native american/alaskan native heritage month check out these statistics from the us census bureau, as well as the reference links below. The 100 best american history research paper topics american history is a complex subject loaded with material this means that there is a wide range of topics you can select from when writing a research paper on american history. This course guide will help ethn 116 students find audiovisual, print and online sources for research assignments regarding mexican americans/chicanos and latinos.
Mexican immigration to the united states this is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the oxford research encyclopedia of american history please check back later for the full article. Welcome to the chicano/mexican american studies subject guide this guide is designed to help you do research on social, cultural, political, economic, literary, and historical topics related to chicanos/mexican americans. Mexican-american war name institution the mexican-american war (1846-1848) marked the first armed conflict fought on foreign soil the war was driven by american's greed for. The mexican american war was one of great importance in united states history and it had causes and results like none other bibliography: gordon, irving american history.
Although the mexican american community of east los angeles produced talented baseball players and managers and numerous teams, leagues, and tournaments that instilled a sense of community pride and achievement for more than 80 years, american society, especially the sports media and academia, paid little attention. Mexico is a large and diverse country in north america with a rich history learn about the mexican revolution and the history of mexico and mexico city cinco de mayo and the mexican-american. Testimonio: a documentary history of the mexican american struggle for civil rights by f arturo rosales arte publico, 2000 ps primary source a primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. A production of the american social history project/center of media and learning, city of university new york, and the center for history and new media, george mason university, history matters is a wonderful online resource for history teachers and students. The mexican government established a series of repatriation programs to entice these displaced citizens to “return to the homeland,” in the hope that they would prove more loyal and serve as better barriers and agents of civilization than the previous anglo-american immigrants 18 one mexican official wrote in 1855 that “there can.
America's forgotten history of mexican-american 'repatriation' with a scarcity of jobs during the depression, more than a million people of mexican. - major problems in mexican american history by zaragosa vargas vendidos or the sold out ones by luis valdez is an enlightening film about the mexican struggle for survival in the united states it is thought provoking and challenges the viewer to question some of the history and values that american education has engrained into our lifestyle. Topics for research and discussion a composite north american view of mexicans and a composite mexican view of north americans are the us-mexican war had a lasting impact on us and mexican history identify and discuss documents. Approximately 75 percent of the mexican american population are of the catholic faith, and in the southwestern united states over two-thirds of the catholics are mexican or mexican american (juli á n samora, a history of the mexican-american people, p 232) despite their numerical importance within this church, however, the first mexican. Approximately 75 percent of the mexican american population are of the catholic faith, and in the southwestern united states over two-thirds of the catholics are mexican or mexican american (julián samora, a history of the mexican-american people, p 232) despite their numerical importance within this church, however, the first mexican.
Mexican americans and race in history and sociology the issue of race among mexican americans is contested in many ways the racial heritage of mexicans is mixed, with varying mixtures of european, indigenous, and african ancestry. 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. In 1972 in caldwell, idaho, mexican american families organized fama (familias mexico americanas) to promote the preservation of mexican american culture these groups stressed the need to preserve the spanish language, to study mexican history, and to present mexican and mexican american cultural traditions. American history research topics constitutional issues 1 first amendment: what have been the issues surrounding freedom of speech, press, 42 why could mexicans claim that the mexican war was a “yankee war of aggression”, and what did the united states gain from this war 98 what does the short history of the all-american girls. The mexican-american war ranks among the most consequential events in the history of both nations although the casus belli for the united states’s may 12, 1846, declaration of war was the mexican ambush of a us army patrol in the disputed nueces strip on april 25 of that year, two underlying causes rendered conflict inevitable the dispute over texas was the first, and the desire of both.
Research within librarian-selected research topics on mexican history from the questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Mexican-american war bibliography the mexican-american war commenced on may 13, 1846, after president james knox polk (1795 – 1849) pressured congress for an immediate declaration of war on mexico the road to war with mexico represents a complicated period in us history. An update of the classic the mexican american people (1970), a longitudinal and intergenerational study on the extent of assimilation among mexican americans over four generations fluency for subsequent generations was even higher. The mexican-american war (1846-1848) still smarting from the loss of texas a decade before, mexico went to war with the united states in 1846 after a series of skirmishes on the border the americans invaded mexico on two fronts and captured mexico city in may of 1848.
Mexican americans were generally integrated into regular military units however, many mexican–american war veterans were discriminated against and even denied medical services by the united states department of veterans affairs when they arrived home. The department of mexican american studies (mas) at the university of arizona offers interdisciplinary degree programs designed to study, recover and disseminate knowledge of the history, culture, and intellectual legacy of chicanx, mexican, indigenous, and latinx peoples in the united states and across the américas.