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Synonyms for Mexican-American

a Mexican (or person of Mexican descent) living in the United States

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Before Heman Sweatt, an African-American from Houston, won his lawsuit to attend the University of Texas School of Law, Carlos Cadena, a Mexican-American from San Antonio, was among its brightest students.
Danny, however, sought his fortune in New York in the early '60s, where being gay wasn't such a big deal, and being Mexican-American was exotic.
Despite the growing recognition of cultural issues in play therapy (Cochran, 1996; Coleman, Parmer, & Barker, 1993; Hinman, 2003; Landreth, 2001), there is a paucity of literature on the application of play therapy theories to children of diverse cultural backgrounds, especially Mexican-American children.
The hearing comes almost two months after the board voted not to approve a Mexican-American studies textbook submission from a local publisher, leaving teachers with no state-approved resources to offer the course.
Senator Michael Bennet marked Cinco de Mayo by lauding the passage of a bipartisan resolution he cosponsored that recognizes the historical significance of Cinco de Mayo for Mexicans and Mexican-Americans.
History course while he taught the civil rights movements unit to a class of all Mexican-American and Mexican immigrant students.
After earning a doctorate in education, the Corpus Christi native came back to his home state and undertook research on Mexican-American education struggles in the Southwest, culminating in the publication of a book, Brown, Not White.
Despite all of these positive factors, the percentage of African-American and Mexican-American students enrolled at U.
Fernandez has crafted an excellent, generally accessible introduction to the ethnic, cultural, and religious traditions of Mexican-American Catholics.
The relationship of Spanish language background on academic achievement: A comparison of three generations of Mexican-American and Anglo-American high school seniors.
This paper focuses on limit setting in play therapy with first-generation Mexican-American children in two important therapeutic environments that include the traditional indoor playroom and a proposed outdoor play area.
The operation of this large and well-financed private concern, with a Communist at its head, obviously exerts a powerful influence on the Mexican-American minority throughout its domain including the Brown Berets.
It is a landmark in Mexican-American historiography and an especially timely and useful addition to the growing body of work on United States social history in the World War II era.