Mexican American History short essays

Mexican American History short essays

In this writing component you will write an essay response of at least 350 words each in response to the two questions below. Your responses should make a specific thesis/argument– something like “Mexican Americans experienced discrimination which reduced their level of political power.”

you should utilize in-text citations for any quotes, facts/figures, arguments which you are building on, etc. from our course material. Also, please provide a works cited in any accepted format (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.) listing all of the readings, films, or lectures you are citing.

1) How have Mexican Americans fought for civil rights, political power, and other aspects of empowerment since the 1960s? Your answer should discuss at least two strategies for empowerment, supported by specific examples from course material.

2)) How has the treatment of Mexican Americans under the law evolved in the 20th and 21st century? Your answer should discuss at least two laws focused on Mexican Americans, with your own analysis of the laws’ effects.

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APA Format, 849 words