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Teaching Introduction and Background Information for Teachers The economic and social upheaval stemming from both the Great Depression and World War II forced the United States to seek out a source of inexpensive labor to meet its manpower needs in both agriculture and railway maintenance.
Due to this need, a treaty was signed in between the United States and Mexico to alleviate the shortage of labor. With many American men sent off to fight in Europe and elsewhere, the recruitment and processing of an available pool of laborers from Mexico created what is called the bracero program.
Under this program, Mexican workers, many of whom were rural peasants, were allowed to enter the United States on a temporary basis. Between andthe year the program ended, it was estimated that approximately 4.
Many laborers faced an array of injustices and abuses, including substandard housing, discrimination, and unfulfilled contracts or being cheated out of wages.
Nevertheless, the impact of the bracero program on the history and patterns of migration and settlement in the United States remains an important area to explore and assess, particularly in the contexts of civil rights, social justice, and Latino history in the United States.
Key facts and moments in bracero history include: Many US-born children of Mexican braceros were wrongly repatriated, along with their parents. The Bracero program ended in Several short-term labor agreements existed untilwhen Public Law 45 passed and was reluctantly signed by President Harry S.
Although many labor groups viewed the program as a temporary fix to the labor shortages during WWII and considered the presence of Mexican workers as a detriment to employing American laborers, many large farm owners were still able to lobby Congress to change the agreement between Mexico and the United States and create Public Law This law had to be renewed by vote on a biannual basis, until the program ended in The story of the Bracero labor program can inspire students to explore a wide range of subjects, including immigration, history, geography, economy, and world culture.
The following activities are intended to supplement your curriculum and encourage students to practice historical research skills.
Description Best for students in grades six through twelve Students will discuss their thoughts on immigration, learn about the Bracero labor program, and use photographs to develop deeper understandings of the Bracero labor program.
Description Best for students in grades six through eight Students will examine an oral history related to the Bracero worker program and present their research on a map.
Description Best for students in grades six through twelve Students will examine two public laws and other primary resources related to the Bracero worker program and apply their knowledge to evaluate whether the program was carried out as intended.
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