A Social and Political History of the Mexican-American Population of Texas, 1929-1963

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"The history of the Spanish-speaking population of Texas, as noted throughout this study, is synonymous with this group's struggle to overcome its social and economic subordination in a society where Anglo-American culture, language, and customes predominate. Mexican-American politics during this century have included several factors, namely abolishment of predjudices against Americans of Mexican ancestry, improvement of educational facilities and opportunities, eradication of this group's social apathy, and elimination of any other inequities which plagued this ethnic group. Progress in these fields was, Mexican-American leaders believed, precursory to direct governmental participation of Texans of Mexican descent - as voters and candidates ... continued below

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iv, 103 leaves: ill., maps

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Cuéllar, Robert A. May 1969.

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"The history of the Spanish-speaking population of Texas, as noted throughout this study, is synonymous with this group's struggle to overcome its social and economic subordination in a society where Anglo-American culture, language, and customes predominate. Mexican-American politics during this century have included several factors, namely abolishment of predjudices against Americans of Mexican ancestry, improvement of educational facilities and opportunities, eradication of this group's social apathy, and elimination of any other inequities which plagued this ethnic group. Progress in these fields was, Mexican-American leaders believed, precursory to direct governmental participation of Texans of Mexican descent - as voters and candidates - in local, state, and national elections."--leaf 90.

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Cuéllar, Robert A. A Social and Political History of the Mexican-American Population of Texas, 1929-1963, thesis, May 1969; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663658/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .