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"Part II: The Struggle" discusses Anglo efforts to retain political control of Arizona in spite of the Mexican-American majority in the area, formation of trade unions and fraternal organizations designed to counter discrimination and segregation, increased Mexican immigration in response

"Part II: The Struggle" discusses Anglo efforts to retain political control of Arizona in spite of the Mexican-American majority in the area, formation of trade unions and fraternal organizations designed to counter discrimination and segregation, increased Mexican immigration in response to labor shortages in the 1910s and subsequent Anglo attempts to exclude the immigrants from political participation and the labor pool, strikes designed to improve working conditions and secure fair wages in the mining industry, the Bisbee deportation and resulting decline in union activity, scapegoating of the Mexican-American population for the Great Depression, and efforts to convince Mexican-Americans to emigrate to Mexico during the 1930s.

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    • Part II: The Struggle (1900s-1930s)
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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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