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Week 3 Timeline
3 months ago
Miguel got a job at the Silver Bell mine near Tucson
Mexican Revolution created influx of Mexicans into Tucson
1900-1910 Only 270 foreign born persons with Hispanic surnames were in Tucson.
23% of marriages were between Anglo-Americans and ethnic Mexicans in Tucson
Only 10% of marriages involved mixed ethnic Mexican and Anglo partners
Presbyterians established their first permanent mission in South Tucson
Alianza Hispanico Americana was formed by members of Tucson’s declining elite
Mexican troops withdrew from Tucson
Anglos constituted less than 20% of Tucson’s population but controlled 87% of the wealth.
Shift in economic power became more imprinted on the landscape when Tucson was formally incorporated as a federal survey township
Lower classes of Tucson’s Mexican Americans’ were to seek refuge from the influx of Anglo Americans as they acquired land and asserted their power.
San Augustin Church named after Tucson’s patron saint was built
German Valdes “Tin-Tan” brought urban humor to Tucson
1938-1965 – La Hora Mexicana blared from radios in Tucson
Doug Ducey signs law that prevents cities from banning short term rentals.
William Oury arrived in Tucson
William Oury led a vigilante group of 140 anglo-mexicans that became the Camp Grant Massacre
William Oury died in Tucson
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