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American studies decemberrrrr
9 months ago
Texas is officially annexed to the United States- this angers Mexican government
Mexico and United States go to war
The Homestead Act is passed in Congress
Congress passes the Immigration Act of 1917
Limits on the number of immigrants allowed in the United States are imposed for the first time in the country's history
The "Border Patrol" is created by Congress.
The United States government begins to deport Mexicans
The Fair Employment Practices Act is passed
Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria, is refused burial in Texas.
The Bracero Program is formalized
Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Bracero Program
Approximately 10,000 students walk out of East L.A. schools
Integration in Miami
Underrepresentation of Hispanics
Proposition 187 ruled unconstitutional
Hispanics are pronounced the nation's largest minority group—surpassing African Americans.
Hispanics make up about one-sixth of the U.S. population—nearly 51 million people.
3.8 million people of Mexican descent are deported.
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