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Mexican Discrimination

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Alan Carrillo

on 20 March 2015

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Transcript of Mexican Discrimination

Mexican Discrimination
" Operation Wetback"
In 1942, millions of americans were sent to fight in war. The government needed cheap labor so they let hispanics in the U.S.. Some people called this , "legalized slavery." It wasn't to long when in 1953 when the government launched, Operation Wetback." This was basically the government kicking out Hispanics out of the country. More than 3.8 million people were deported back to Mexico, with a lot of those people being American Citizens.
EQ: Are people really good at heart?
No, i think that everyone makes mistakes in there lifetime and can't always be perfect.
Gibson , R "Discrimination Against Hispanics, Latinos and Mexican Americans"
May 15, 2010, WEB, March 19, 2015

Ortiz, Vilma " Racial Identity and Racial Treatment of Mexican Americans "
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov April 4, 2012 , March 19, 2015
Latinos and Hispanics didn't just sit back and watch as they were being kicked out. It started 1960, when there fight for equality became more visible. A big impact on this was Cesar Chavez. Chavez started a boycott in 1965 on grape growers who exploited Latino and Hispanic workers.
The History
Mexican discrimination has been around since 1848 which was the end of the Mexican- American War. Mexicans were also treated like dirt. They were put in separate facilities and the schools were underfunded.
Mexican Discrimination
People say mexicans are discriminated more
then african americans and women. Is this true, yes it is. A poll found that 61 percent of people said mexicans were discriminated more than any other group. In this poll a lot of the hispanics said they were told remarks like,
" You're just a dumb Mexican."
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