TITLE

Mexican Immigration to the United States

AUTHOR(S)
Hernandez, Kelly Lytle
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
OAH Magazine of History;Oct2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Mexican immigration to the U.S. The author examines the program of modernizing Mexico in the image of nations such as the U.S. and Argentina. The presidency of Porfirio Díaz (1876-1910) is also mentioned. The article talks about capitalist economic development and U.S. foreign policy in the making of international labor migration. Subjects of the article also include the expansion of industrial agriculture from Mexico into the U.S. with the Newlands Reclamation Act of 1902 and campaigns during the Great Depression to send Mexican immigrants back to Mexico.
ACCESSION #
45027002

 

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