Question: Industrialization and urbanization prompted Mexican migration into the U.S. during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. How did ideas of race influence the treatment of Mexican immigrants at the border, development of racialized labor segmentation, and the social treatment of Mexicans and Chicanos?
Use the following readings to support your discussion: • Romo, Ch. 15, “The Urbanization of Southwestern Chicanos in the Early 20th Century” * I cannot Provide text – En Aquel Entonces: Readings in Mexican-American History ch. 15* • Vargas, “Mexican Immigrants in the Midwest” • Stern, “Nationalism on the Line: Masculinity, Race, and the Creation of the U.S. Border Patrol, 1910-1940”
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