Major problems in Mexican American history : documents and essays / edited by Zaragosa Vargas.

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Other Authors: Vargas, Zaragosa
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Language:English
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c1999.
Series:Major problems in American history series.
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300 |a xvii, 483 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
490 1 |a Major problems in American history series 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0 |a ch. 1. Interpreting the Chicano past -- Essays -- Alternative approaches to Chicano history / Gilbert G. González, Raúl Fernández -- Recent approaches to Chicano history / Alex M. Saragoza -- Chicano/a historians and the revision of Western history / David G. Guitérrez -- Further reading -- ch. 2. The precolonial period -- Documents -- 1. A Franciscan friar describes the land and people of New Mexico, 1541 -- 2. Spain asserts control over the Indians of Nueva Galicia, Mexico, 1570 -- 3. The Pueblo Indians call for war, 1680 -- 4. Teodoro de Croix reports on pacifying the Indians in California, 1781 -- 5. Colonel Don Antonio Cordero discusses the Apaches, 1796 -- Essays -- Cultural roots of ancient Southwest Indians / Carlos G. Véliz-Ibáñez -- The Indians of the Southwest in 1492 / Carroll L. Riley -- Sexual violence and the politics of conquest in Alta California / Antonia I. Castañeda -- Further reading -- ch. 3. Early Mexicano communities on the Northern frontier, the Spanish colonial period to 1821 -- Documents -- 1. Bishop Pedro Tamarón y Romeral visits New Mexico, 1760 -- 2. Captain Pierre Marie François de Pagès reports on early settlements in Texas, 1767 -- 3. Survivor María Ana Montielo recounts the Indian uprising at Yuma, Arizona, 1781 -- 4. Jean Fran̨cois La Pérouse describes the Mission Indians of Carmel, California, 1786 -- 5. Justice of the peace Cornelio Vigil restores a land grant to New Mexican citizens, 1842 -- Essays -- Gender, race, and culture in the history of the California frontier / Antonia I. Castañeda -- Spanish Texas and borderlands historiography / Gerald E. Poyo, Gilberto M. Hinojosa -- Further reading -- ch. 4. Early Mexicano life and society in the Southwest, 1821-1846 -- Documents -- 1. Eulalia Pérez remembers early California, 1823 -- 2. Captain Frederick W. Beechy describes the California missions, 1826 -- 3. General Manuel Mier y Terán reports on the Texas-Coahuila Territory, 1828-1829 -- 4. Eulalia Yorba gives and eyewitness account of the siege of the Alamo, 1836 -- 5. Olibama López recalls pioneer life in Colorado's San Luis Valley in the early nineteenth century -- 6. Joshua Gregg paints a picture of La Tules -- 7. Ralph Emerson Twitchell offers an opinion on La Tules -- Essays -- Mythmaking and the Texas revolution / David J. Weber -- Creating the myth of the Alamo / Holly Beachley Brear -- La Tules of image and reality / Deena J. González -- Further reading -- 
505 0 |a ch. 5. Mexican Americans after the Mexican War, 1848-1860 -- Documents -- 1. The treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo establishes borders, 1848 -- 2. Secretary of State James Buchanan reacts to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848 -- 3. John Rollin Ridge reflects on the life of Joaquín Murieta, 1850 -- 4. A California newspaper condemns violence against Mexicans, 1856 -- 5. William W.H. Davis comments on the customs of the Spanish-speaking New Mexicans, 1857 -- 6. John Hittell reviews Mexican land claims in California, 1857 -- 7. Juan Cortina calls Texas Mexicans to armed resistance, 1859 -- Essays -- The origins of nativism in California / Leonard Pitt -- Anglo American stereotypes of Californianas / Antonia I. Castañeda -- Life for Mexicans in Texas after the 1836 Revolution / Arnoldo De León -- Further reading -- ch. 6. Conflict and community among Mexican Americans in the Southwest, late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- Documents -- 1. Mexico's Investigative Commission reports on violence and theft along the Texas-Mexico border, 1873 -- 2. Miguel Antonio Otero remembers New Mexico, 1880 -- 3. Las Gorras Blancas announce their platform, 1890 -- 4. The Californio "first families" are recalled, 1891 -- 5. Gregorio Cortez is immortalized in song, 1901 -- Essays -- The unmarried women of Santa Fe, 1850-1880 / Deena J. González -- Chicano/a frontier and regional communities in the Southwest / Sarah Deutsch -- Further reading -- ch. 7. Struggle and strife : social conditions of Mexican Americans, 1910-1917 -- Documents -- 1. Victor S. Clark comments on changes in Mexican immigration to the United States, 1908 -- 2. The Reverend Pedro Grado addresses El Congreso Mexicanista, 1911 -- 3. Flores de Andrade recalls her revolutionary activity as an immigrant in El Paso, Texas, 1911 -- 4. Samuel Bryan analyzes increases in Mexican immigrations, 1912 -- 5. "Los Sediciosos" (The Seditionists) commemorates Mexican American resistance in South Texas, 1915 -- Essays -- Mexican immigrant women in El Paso, Texas / Mario T. García -- Mexican voluntary organizations of South Texas / Emilio Zamora -- Further reading -- ch. 8. The Mexican immigrant experience, 1917-1928 -- Documents -- 1. The Reverend Robert N. McLean assesses Protestant religious work among the Mexicans, 1923 -- 2. The Reverend Robert N. McLean reports on Colorado Mexicans, 1924 -- 3. Anita Edgar Jones surveys Mexican life in Chicago, 1928 -- 4. Ernesto Galarza defends Mexican Immigrants, 1929 -- 5. Merton E. Hill outlines a program for Americanizing the Mexicans, 1931 -- 6. Elisa Silva describes Mexican immigrant life in Los Angeles, 1920s -- Essays -- Mexican immigrants in the Midwest / Zaragosa Vargas -- The acculturation of young Mexican American women / Vicki L. Ruiz -- Further reading -- 
505 0 |a ch. 9. Mexican Americans in the Great Depression, 1929-1941 -- Documents -- 1. U.S. Commissioner General of Immigration reports on Mexican immigration, 1931 -- 2. Carey McWilliams assails Mexican repatriation from California, 1933 -- 3. Frank C. McDonald recounts events leading to mediation of the California Cotton Pickers Strike, 1933 -- 4. Elsie Chavez Chilton recalls relatives working with the Civilian Conservation Corps near Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1930s -- 5. Susana Archuleta looks back at jobs with the Civilian Conservation Corps and the National Youth Administration in Northern New Mexico, 1930s -- 6. Bert Corona remembers the Civil Works Administration camps in El Paso, Texas, 1934 -- 7. Philip Stevenson describes the deportation of Jesús Pallares, 1936 -- 8. Emma Tenayuca reminisces about labor organizing in San Antonio, Texas, 1936-1938 -- Essays -- Oral history and Mexicana farmworkers / Devra Anne Weber -- The Civilian Conservation Corps in Northern New Mexico / María E. Montoya -- Further reading -- ch. 10. Mexican Americans and World War II, 1941-1945 -- Documents -- 1. Raúl Morín discusses Mexican Americans in military service, 1942 -- 2. The coordinator on Inter-American Affairs applauds the Mexican American war effort, 1943 -- 3. Los Angeles Times appeals for an end to the Zoot Suit Wars, 1943 -- 4. The Citizens' Committee for the Defense of Mexican American Youth reports on the Sleepy Lagoon Case, 1943 -- 5. Beatrice Morales Clifton recalls her experience at a California Lockheed Airplane factory, 1944 -- 6. Carlos E. Castañeda testifies on job discrimination against Mexican Americans in war defense industries, 1945 -- Essays -- An interpretation of the causes of the Zoot Suit Wars / Stuart Cosgrove -- The contributions of Mexican American women workers in the Midwest to the war effort / Richard A. Santillán -- Further reading -- ch. 11. Mexican Americans in the Cold War years, 1945-1960 -- Documents -- 1. Méndez et al. v. Westminister School District addresses school segregation, 1946 -- 2. Isabel González offers a dismal report on Mexican Americans, 1947 -- 3. Beatrice W. Griffith analyzes Eduardo Roybal's election to the Los Angeles City Council, 1949 -- 4. Hart Stilwell warns of the problem of undocumented Mexican immigration, 1949 -- 5. The American G.I. Forum and the Texas State Federation of Labor condemn undocumented Mexican immigration, 1953 -- Essays -- The Asociación Nacional México-Americans (ANMA) / Mario T. García -- The U.S. Government's unofficial role in the Bracero Program / Kitty Calavita -- Further reading -- 
505 0 |a ch. 12. The struggle for Chicano power, 1965-1974 -- Documents -- 1. María Moreno remembers farmworker life, 1965 -- 2. Ernest Vigil opposes induction to fight in Vietnam, 1968 -- 3. Reies Lopez Tijerina writes an open letter from Santa Fe jail, 1969 -- 4. The Chicano Coordinating Council on Higher Education discusses the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MECHA), 1969 -- 5. Armando Rendon recalls the Winter Garden Project of the Mexican American Youth Organization (MAYO), 1969 -- 6. César Chávez speaks with Bob Fitch about La Causa, 1970 -- 7. Lea Ybarra and Nina Genera report on Chicano mobilization against the Vietnam War, 1972 -- Essays -- The Mexican American Youth Organization / Armando Navarro -- The significant role of Chicanas in the United Farm Workers' boycott / Margaret Rosa -- Further reading -- ch. 13. The gaining of power : Chicano political empowerment, 1964-1980 -- Documents -- 1. Grape workers issue the Boycott Day Proclamation, 1969 -- 2. José Angel Gutiérrez calls for political action, 1970 -- 3. La Raza Unida Convention announces its priorities, 1972 -- 4. Dolores Huerta recalls Democratic and Republican response to the farmworker issue, 1972 -- 5. Vilma S. Martínez testifies before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights about the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) -- 6. Juan Vásquez discusses Willie Velásquez and the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP) -- Essays -- The 1972 campaign of Ramsey Muñiz for governor of Texas / Ignacio M. García -- Gaining the Mexican American vote in the 1982 Presidential elections / Tony Castro -- Further reading -- ch. 14. The Chicano experience in contemporary America -- Documents -- 1. Frank del Olmo characterizes Southern California's Latinos as "a people living on the bridge between two worlds," 1983 -- 2. Lety Martínez González writes about life as an undocumented Mexican in California, 1990 -- 3. Marta López-Garza chronicles the Chicano quest for power in Los Angeles, 1992 -- 4. Nina Schuyler reports on the mothers of East Los Angeles and their struggle for their community, 1992 -- 5. George Ramos and Tracy Wilkinson analyze the Los Angeles Riots, 1992 -- 6. Rubén Martínez describes the fight against Proposition 187, 1995 -- 7. Frank del Olmo explains what Latinos have to lose by Proposition 209, 1996 -- Essays -- Mexican American women's activism in East Los Angeles / Mary S. Prado -- The struggle for control of Los Angeles government / Rodolfo F. Acuña -- Latina liberation / Elizabeth Martínez -- Further reading. 
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