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"Part I: The Pioneer" discusses Mexican immigration into what is now the American Southwest, beginning with the missions established in the late 1600s. It goes on to discuss relationships between Mexican-Americans and Indigenous peoples (including numerous conflicts with the Apache),

"Part I: The Pioneer" discusses Mexican immigration into what is now the American Southwest, beginning with the missions established in the late 1600s. It goes on to discuss relationships between Mexican-Americans and Indigenous peoples (including numerous conflicts with the Apache), development of agricultural enterprises, conflicts with Anglo-American settlers, the growth of the freighting and ranching industries, the construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad and its impact, the growth of and racism in the mining industry, issues surrounding land grants, and the settlement of Florence, Safford, Solomon, Concho, St. Johns, and Round Valley. This section ends with a discussion of rising racial tensions and the founding of the Alianza Hispano Americana.

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    • Part I: The Pioneer (1750s-1890s)
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    1985
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      F 820 M5 A77x 1985
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    • Copyright, Chicano Media Productions, 1985. Presented by permission of Dr. Christine Marin. A higher resolution version is available.

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    Chávez, Gus, dir. Arizona history, a Chicano perspective. 1985; Tucson, AZ: Chicano Media Productions, 1985. VHS.

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