Essays Tagged: "Mexican Government"

Fanons three stages related to the indigenious people of chiapas

(consisting of Chiapian campesinos) has risen to combat the intolerant system of oppression by the Mexican government and has attempted to create a better lifestyle for the campesinos of Chiapas. Fra ... hiapas) haven't fully assimulated, they have adopted particular aspects of European and present day Mexican culture. The campesinos have learned the Spanish language and joined the catholic religion. ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

NAFTA and its Effects for all Parties Involved

en Canada and the United States that had beenestablished since 1989, began negotiations with the Mexican government to create a new three-nation alliance. NAFTA was launched on January 1, 1994, ... ars. On January 1, 1998, all tariffsbetween Canada and the United States were lifted and several Mexican tariffs were alsoeliminated. All industrial tariffs are to be lifted by January 1, 2004, ...

(6 pages) 363 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

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

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which came into effect on 2 February 1848, ended the Mexican-American war and formally resolved territorial disputes resulting from that conflict. The tr ... rritorial disputes resulting from that conflict. The treaty required the U.S. government to pay the Mexican government $15 million dollars, this in return for an expanse of territory that later became ... 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 ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/2003

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

"A Study in Causation of the Mexican War" examines whether or not the Mexican-American War was an exercise of American Imperialism.

that war ought to be a last resort to settling a conflict, as was the case for James K. Polk in the Mexican-American war.Some have argued that the American support for Texas independence, initially ca ... nto in 1836, Texas had been an independent republic. In fact, at the very moment of annexation, the Mexican government, at the suggestion of England, had agreed to recognize the independence of Texas, ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Title: Treaty of Guadlupe Hidalgo(1848) Teachers comments:none

nd Utah, to the United States.The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which brought an official end to the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), was signed on February 2, 1848, at Guadalupe Hidalgo, a city to wh ... forces.With the defeat of its army and the fall of the capital, Mexico City, in September 1847, the Mexican government surrendered to the United States and entered into negotiations to end the war. Th ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mexican Environment Sacrificed To Tourism

Is generating more tourist income more important than preserving the environment? According to the Mexican governments policies the answer is "YES." American tourists love to vacation in Mexico and M ... o expand the market. In an attempt to draw more and more American and European tourist dollars, the Mexican government may be slitting its own throat. The Mexican government's department of tourism, F ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

NAFTA In January 1994, Canada, the United States and Mexico launched the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

.Before NAFTA was established, investing in Mexico was a difficult process. Investors needed the Mexican Government's approval and were also required to meet specific investment guidelines. These r ... he reduction of tariffs. As tariffs were lowered, U.S. goods became cheaper and more competitive in Mexican and Canadian markets, and at this lower price level the quantity demanded of U.S. goods incr ...

(6 pages) 226 2 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Costs and Benefits of the Mexican War

xas for only $15 million plus a United States promise to assume the claims of Americans against the Mexican government. This gave America the prize of California, which it had sought before, as well a ... War. Although it had many costs that only escalated the divide between the north and the south, the Mexican War was beneficial to American because it increased its land by one third and gave it much n ...

(4 pages) 45 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Causes of the War with the United States

Causes of the War with the United StatesThe following article comes from a Mexican scholar, Josefina Zoraida Vazquez. She wrote this article with the purpose of tracing the or ... Zoraida Vazquez. She wrote this article with the purpose of tracing the origins of the Mexican War.Mexican historians have always viewed expansionism as the origin of the war. But the war left an unc ... . But the war left an uncomfortable feeling of not being able to deal better with Mexico's defense. Mexicans do not consider the origins of the war covered in mystery and they affirm that the war was ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers


dency, Cardenas changed the political landscape of his country more than anyone. The desire to give Mexicans another chance was the foundation of Cardenas' challenge to the ruling (previous) Party. Hi ... farmers who were not able to afford machinery to work on their land. He believed that production of Mexican crops such as wheat, corn and cocoa has shrunk sharply partly due to drought, and inefficien ...

(1 pages) 449 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Standards and Regulations in Mexico.

by harmonized tariff system (HS or HTS) code.Mandatory and proposed standards are published by the Mexican Government in the Diario Oficial de la Federacion (Official Gazette) - the Mexican equivalen ... he Mexican equivalent of the US Federal Register.These are published in the form of a Norma Oficial Mexicana (NOM) (Official Mexican Standard), or a Proyecto de Norma Oficial Mexicana (Proposed Offici ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mexican-American War.

The Mexican War was a war that lasted from 1846 to 1848. The two major issues behind the war were the in ... vernment to establish political and economic control over its vast northern frontier, including the Mexican state of Tejas y Coahuila, and the westward movement and dynamic expansionism of the United ... first conflict in which U.S. military forces fought almost exclusively outside of the country, the Mexican War marked the beginning of the rise of the United States as a global military power. The Me ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2005

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

Manifest Destiny - This paper focuses on Richard Henry Dana who wrote the book, "Two Years Before Mast," and the books influence on America to expand westward.

d on his diaries. It contains an in depth account of life on the California coast, territory of the Mexican government, a decade before the Gold Rush had struck. Dana documents stops at the ports of M ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Major innovations in agriculture have always proved to be controversial

The Green Revolution was initiated in 1945 by the Rockefeller Foundation in collaboration with the Mexican government which established the Cooperative Wheat Research and Production Program, that in ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

The History & Future of Bexar County, TX

covered most of the western part of settled Texas area. Before becoming the Republic of Texas, the Mexican government in control divided the land of Texas into four departments. The department of Bex ... s during the war for independence from Mexico. In 1836, the infamous Alamo fell at the hands of the Mexican soldiers. "The collapse came so quickly that the Texians did not even have time to throw all ...

(7 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


hip and togetherness on our side, only days await our new revolution. We dare to declare war on the Mexican Government, Federal army, NAFTA, the neo-liberlism, and are the first to challenge the world ... on our demands.On January 1, 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army took up arms against the Mexican government. It was also ironic that this date marked the first day of the North American Fre ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mexico City

ld Aztec City of Tenochtitlan. Tenochtitlan was the capital of the Aztecs.The main building for the Mexican government is built on a demolished site of the temple for the war god. On Avenida Juarez is ... noma de Mexico. It is thirty miles from Mexico. The official language is Spanish. Ninety percent of Mexican in Mexico City is catholic. The currency is peso.There is eight million two hundred and thir ...

(1 pages) 27 0 4.5 May/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mexican War

14. Mexican War The Mexican War was a controversial war that fulfilled the American belief of manifest d ... ent in the United States.Mexico had trouble keeping control of its northern territory. In 1823, the Mexican government made a deal with Stephen Austin to bring in three hundred American families to Te ... d to become citizens of Mexico. However, tensions soon began to grow between the immigrants and the Mexican government. Mexico abolished slavery in 1830, but the American immigrants still kept their s ...

(2 pages) 55 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Texas Revolution

trouble began. The Americans who came over to settle in Texas did not seem to have respect for the Mexican government. The Fredonian Rebellion was the incident that set the immigrants in a direction ... on was the incident that set the immigrants in a direction by which they did not have to accept the Mexican government?s laws or rules. The Americans learned to get what they wanted by taking up arms. ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Power And The Glory

itten by Graham Green. The story plays in Mexico. It's about a catholic priest who is chased by the Mexican government. The past 30 years they were chasing priests, and this priest was almost the last ...

(2 pages) 601 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity