Mexican-American


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Synonyms for Mexican-American

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

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Even if the media forgets El Paso, Mexican-American folklore will create a record so people remember.
(1914)-which took place in Alamosa, Colo., a region where Mexican Americans have deep historical roots--was one of the earliest Mexican-American challenges to school segregation in the United States.
Outraged by this injustice, Felicitas and Gonzalo gathered support from other Mexican-American families and filed a lawsuit.
But that victory was bittersweet, as Republicans and one Democrat on the 15-member board voted to name the course "Ethnic Studies: An Overview of Americans of Mexican Descent" rather than "Mexican-American Studies," the title that advocates for the class favored.
and Mexico continue to be inextricably linked by our history, geography, and people, it is an honor to reintroduce this resolution marking Mexicos victory in the Battle of Puebla and in support of our Mexican-American population, who today still hold this admirable sense of strength and perseverance, said Senator Menendez.
The performance of Mexican-American workers has vast implications for both the U.S.
It is currently widely used as an herbal remedy in Mexico and among Mexican-Americans.
Labor activist Clinton Jencks, a major figure in labor in the Southwest during the Cold War period, organized Mexican-American mine workers and their wives to strike, and was targeted by the federal government for his actions.
As a young Mexican-American engaged with students in the Black Power Movement, the birth of gay rights and the rumblings of Chicano labor efforts, Dr.
Blume, Resor, Villanueva, & Braddy (2009) examined the association between anxiety, hopelessness, and post-traumatic stress and substance use in a sample of Mexican-Americans immigrants and found a significant relationship between Anxiety (as measured by the Beck Anxiety Inventory) and substance use supporting claims that Mexican-American immigrants experience anxiety as a result of the process of acculturation.
The district's Mexican-American studies courses came under fire in early January 2012 after a review by the department of education.
The authors compared serum PBDE concentrations in a population of 7-year-old first-generation Mexican-American children born and raised in California [Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas (CHAMACOS) study] with 5-year-old Mexican children raised in the states in Mexico where most of the mothers had originated (Proyecto Mariposa study).
For the Mexican-American community, we use scale ARSMA (The Acculturation Rating Scale for Mexican-Americans) developed by Cuellar et al.
Mexican Spanish, much like quebradita the Mexican dance style popularized by Mexican-American youth in the U.S.