Essays Tagged: "mexicans"


uck finally stopped and the immigrants started to flee. When the police caught a few of the fleeing Mexicans, they started to beat the Mexicans with their night sticks. Many people thought this was ra ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Both the Mexican War and the Spanish American War were a direct result in the abusive ways of superior power and influence.

United States for a long time. The ignorance possessed by the Americans show no courtesy toward the Mexicans. Under the administration of President Polk, America adopted an aggressive expansion policy ... the United States, had invaded our territory and shed American blood on American soil." Whether the Mexicans had fired the first shot or the Americans, whether the armies were on Mexican territory or ...

(3 pages) 255 2 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Geronimo: A biography about the apache warrior.

ee as to why. As leader of the Apaches at Arispe in Sonora, he performed such daring feats that the Mexicans singled him out with the sobriquet Geronimo (Spanish for "Jerome"). Some attributed his num ...

(3 pages) 127 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Costs and contributions. The Wave From South of The Border

1.3 million aliens at or near the border. Over 90 percent of those apprehended near the border are Mexicans, and some who enter the US legally and illegally are carrying drugs into the US. This influ ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An Introduction To Afro-Caribbean Migration

My decision to write in response to Gary Soto's work, "Like Mexicans" was influenced for the most part because of the similarities between myself and Gary Soto, ... e a common ethnic origin, but all that comes with our origin, be it pride, shame, or ideology."Like Mexicans" is a short story in which Gary Soto is constantly being reminded that he should marry his ... nlady like.Gary Soto's grandmother believed that just about everyone was an "Okie" if they were not Mexicans. Gary's grandmother, although I am sure she wanted the best for him was very stereotypical. ...

(7 pages) 73 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology


d been of great size and strength. When Maco had been chief his principle wars had been against the Mexicans. They were seldom at great length of peace with the Mexicans. When Maco's son (Geronimo's D ... children's toys, and the teepee.The warriors of his tribe were all willing to wage war against the Mexicans. Geronimo was appointed to solicit the aid of other tribes in the war. When he went to the ...

(6 pages) 64 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Bah'a'i Faith" I choose the faith for a research paper, which is most popular in the middle east. sources included

ds of different countries, territories, and tribes are practicing the faith. "Mayans, Dutch, Polls, Mexicans, Greenlanders, Apaches, South Africans, Indians, Swedes, Pakistanis, Canadians, and America ...

(5 pages) 75 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Barrio Boy, it's an autobiography about Ernesto Galarza, and how he grew up in Jalco during the Mexican Revolution, and had to move to Sacramento, California to get away from it.

harvest crops of Sacramento, California. Working in these conditions inspired his views on the way Mexicans were treated as farmworkers. He soon became concerned about the way that the Mexican agricu ...

(11 pages) 126 1 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Growing troubles between the North and South.

ops defending the border of Texas and tried to purchase a huge tract of land from the already angry Mexicans. They refused and Polk decided to ask Congress for a declaration of war. Mexican forces att ...

(3 pages) 99 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How satire is used by Jimmy Santigo Baca and Pat Parker in two poems to try and deflate the sterotypes that "white Americans" have about African-Americans and Mexican-Americans.

ce people to the color of their skin still remain in people's minds. Jimmy Santiago Baca's poem "So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans" and Pat Parker's poem "For the white person who wants to kn ... to minority workers; some even go so far as to think these jobs are being stolen from them. In "So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans", Jimmy Santiago Baca sets out to disprove this paranoid not ...

(5 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Provides basic info on controversy over illegal immigrants coming from Mexico.

, many foreigners find it easier to illegally cross the border. Each year, hundreds of thousands of Mexicans cross the border, which causes a sensitive controversy in which a person needs to understan ... ive controversy in which a person needs to understand the many different views on this subject.Many Mexicans feel as if they have no other options than to cross illegally. In Mexico, many live in pove ...

(4 pages) 109 2 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Mexican War.

using an excuse that they want payback from the Mexico's owe to America during the Spanish War. The Mexicans refused, and when they surprisingly attacked a small American station, President James K. P ... r to the Congress to declare war on Mexico. Thus the war starts, 1846. The Americans outflanked the Mexicans in most of the battles, and when the Americans occupied Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, ...

(3 pages) 142 1 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The importance of being a good listner in the workplace.

it is very important for my boss to be a good listener. All of the employees are either students or Mexicans. Some of them do not speak English. Also, my boss is the owner, so it is important for him ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Analysis essay of the film "Falling Down".

ultures in city life. The movie takes place in Los Angeles, California that is largely populated by Mexicans and Oriental migrants. The protagonist, played by Michael Douglas, encounters and oriental ...

(3 pages) 171 3 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. The treaty that ended the Mexican-American War in 1848.

lay it went back to the question of Texas. Following the successful revolt of the Texans, including Mexicans who lived north of the Rio Grande, against the dictator Santa Ana, the Mexican government d ... much more successful. He landed at Veracruz, on the Mexican coast, and marched to Mexico City. The Mexicans capitulated. The war had lasted 21 months. The Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo was signed in a ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

This essay is an analysis of "Mericans" and their culture

vice probably on a Sunday morning.The people in this story, Michele, Keeks, and Junior are American Mexicans. This is represented by the language used, the games played, and their ability to speak Eng ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Diversity of the american West. Immigration

to forge an identity void of other races existing in the West for centuries. Exclusion of Indians, Mexicans, blacks, and Asians took place in the West's short history as an effort by whites to preser ... ced by a white version.Anglo-western racial exclusion during this period was not unique to Indians. Mexicans and Chinese were also alienated throughout the West. But their exclusion was performed out ...

(7 pages) 165 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Tortila Curtain Explaination of the Rich & Poor Theme

In this book we see two sets of characters, definable by poor and rich. The Mexicans being the poor, the Americans being the rich. Throughout the book there are examples of bot ... e time when America and Candido's campsite got trashed by angry white people trying to separate the Mexicans from their country. This is a prime example of the wealthier white people trying to rid the ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The West and Unorganized Territory in America

t diversity of people than can be found. They vary from English settlers, Native Americans and even Mexicans. As you move far southwest in the regions of Mexico there is a great amount Mexican civiliz ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Marijuana and Alcohol This essay contrasts the historical backround of marijuana and alcohol in relation to sociology.

e 1930's. At that time, Americans were at the height of an ethnic prejudice against the lower-class Mexicans. Naturally, Americans would be opposed to any deviance found in migrants' behavior. Marijua ...

(1 pages) 65 1 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol