History of the Mexican-American People

ISBN-10: 0268010978
ISBN-13: 9780268010973
Edition: 2nd 1993 (Revised)
Authors: Julian Samora
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List price: $15.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

When A History of the Mexican-American People was first published in 1977 it was greeted with enthusiasm for its straightforward, objective account of the Mexican-American role in US history. Since that time the text has been used in high school and university courses such as United States History, Chicano History and the history of the American southwest. This new, revised edition of the book brings up to date the history of these little known people and their continuing struggle for social justice.

Acknowledgments
Sources of Illustrations
The Indian-Spanish Heritage
Introductionp. 3
The Melting Potp. 5
The Mexican Americansp. 8
Census Bureau Count 1930-1960p. 9
What's in a Name?p. 10
1970 Census Countp. 11
Locationp. 12
Conquest of Mexicop. 14
Hernan Cortesp. 15
Corte's Expeditionp. 16
An Easy Victoryp. 17
La Malinchep. 19
Converting the Indianp. 19
Creating a Labor Forcep. 21
Bartolome de las Casasp. 23
Dreamers and Schemersp. 26
Outward Expansionp. 27
The Struggle for Powerp. 28
The Search for Goldp. 29
The Silver Rushp. 31
Farms and Forts - The Expanding Settlementp. 35
Migration Northwardp. 36
The Haciendasp. 37
New World Aristocratsp. 38
Indian Raids - Spanish Garrisonsp. 39
The Buffer Statep. 41
Building the New Colonyp. 42
Pueblo Resistancep. 43
Frontier Hardshipsp. 44
The Hopi Indiansp. 45
Internal Strife and Onate's Downfallp. 47
Indian Rebellionp. 48
The Kingdom Rebuiltp. 49
Mission Settlementsp. 50
Missions in New Mexicop. 51
Missions in Arizona and Texasp. 52
Missions in Californiap. 53
Junipero Serrap. 55
Decline of the Mission Systemp. 56
The Foreign Intrusion
Threatened Colonies I: European Competitorsp. 61
The French Threatp. 62
The British Threatp. 63
The Russian and Indian Threatsp. 64
The Spanish Defense Systemp. 65
Los Angelesp. 66
Threatened Colonies II: The Anglo Invasionp. 69
Invasion of New Mexicop. 70
Invasion of Texasp. 74
Invasion of Californiap. 75
Frontier in Conflictp. 78
Rebellion in Texasp. 78
Stephen F Austinp. 81
Conflict in New Mexicop. 85
The Ultimate Violencep. 88
Manifest Destinyp. 89
The Monroe Doctrinep. 89
Annexation of Texasp. 90
California: Prelude to Warp. 92
Mexican-American Warp. 93
Santa Annap. 95
Heritage of Bitternessp. 98
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgop. 98
"New Citizens"p. 100
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgop. 101
A Permanent Boundaryp. 102
Continued Disputep. 104
The Gadsden Treatyp. 105
The New Southwestp. 107
Anglo Superiorityp. 108
California: Forty-Ninersp. 109
Cattle Baronsp. 112
A Violent Landp. 113
Joaquin Murietap. 114
Texas: The Lawless Societyp. 115
The New Economyp. 117
The Mexican Heritage
Invasion from the Southp. 121
Opposition to Diazp. 122
Zapata and Villap. 123
Maderop. 124
Emiliano Zapatap. 125
Civil War in Mexicop. 126
U.S. Involvementp. 127
Francisco (Pancho) Villap. 128
The Pershing Expeditionp. 129
Refugees in the Southwestp. 130
The Sacramento Barrio, 1910p. 131
The Job Marketp. 132
Cheap Laborp. 134
Land Grantsp. 134
Immigration Lawsp. 135
The Great Depressionp. 136
World War IIp. 137
The Bracero Agreementp. 138
Commutersp. 141
Illegal Aliensp. 143
Undocumented Workersp. 146
The Visitor's Permitp. 148
Migrant Farm Workersp. 149
The Mexican American in an Industrial Agep. 151
Migration to the Citiesp. 153
Mexican Americans and World War IIp. 155
An Urban Populationp. 156
The Zoot Suit Riotsp. 157
The New Awareness
Search for Equalityp. 161
Mexican Americans and the Schoolsp. 162
Struggle against Discriminationp. 165
Pursuing Civil Rightsp. 170
Striving for Self-Determinationp. 172
Fraternal Organizationsp. 173
Early Labor Organizationsp. 175
Organizing Mine Workersp. 177
Organizing Agricultural Workersp. 178
Mexican Labor and the Great Depressionp. 181
Organizing for Survivalp. 189
The DiGiorgio Strikep. 190
Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workersp. 190
Lopez Tijerina and the Alianzap. 192
Good Neighbors at Homep. 193
Stimulating Political Actionp. 194
Educational Organizationsp. 196
Crusade for Justicep. 196
Political Activities of the 60s and 70sp. 198
La Raza Unidap. 199
The National Chicano Moratoriump. 202
A Rich Tradition Continuesp. 204
Dramap. 204
Los Vendidosp. 206
Folklorep. 208
Poetryp. 209
Fictionp. 210
The Visual Artsp. 211
Musicp. 213
The Religious Dimension of Mexican Americansp. 223
Mexican American Catholicismp. 223
Popular and Institutional Religionp. 223
Emergence of Popular Pietyp. 225
Impact of Marginalizationp. 232
Need for Changep. 232
What the Future Holdsp. 235
Educationp. 235
Mediap. 237
National Organizationsp. 238
The Christian Churchesp. 239
Foundationsp. 240
Published Materialsp. 241
Mexican Americans and the Armed Forcesp. 242
Government Agenciesp. 243
Graciela Olivarezp. 244
Appendix I: Court Record of Superior Court of Californiap. 247
Appendix II: Inquest on Salazar's Deathp. 249
Indexp. 253
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