American history homework help



1) John Hittell Reviews Mexican Land Claims in California, 1857.pdf

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2) Andres Resendez, “The Other Slavery” pp. 306-308.pdf

Then, answer the questions below.

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John Hittell Reviews Mexican Land Claims in California, 1857

What critiques does Hittell make against California land policies towards Mexican-Americans? (30 points)

Why did maintaining their former land holding, social standing, and prosperity remain tenuous for Mexican Americans, even though it was supposed to be protected by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo? (30 points)

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Andrés Reséndez, The Other Slavery, pp. 306-308

What was “the other slavery” in California? (20 points)

Why was California, “simply unable to eliminate the other slavery,” even after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863? (20 points)

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