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HIST 275 U.S.-Mexican Border History

Prof. Elena McGrath - Winter 2018

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  • People: Mexican American women, Mexican Americans, Refugees, Americans
  • Specific topics: Border patrols, Acculturation, Social change, Emigration and immigration
  • Locations: United States, Mexico, Texas, Rio Grande, Mexican-American Border Region
  • Descriptive words: Relations; Social conditions; History; Personal narratives, Mexican; Personal narratives, American
  • Events: Mexican War, 1846-1848; Civil War, 1861-1865; Mexico Revolution, 1910-1920

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Mexican-American Border Region -- History
United States -- Relations -- Mexico
Mexico -- Relations -- United States

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  • Subject (contains) Americans Mexico History [1,405 results]
  • Subject (contains) Mexican-American Border Region + Any field (contains) women [251 results]

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