Los Angeles Valley College Chapter Four Nativism Vocabularies

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Please define the following terms as discussed in Chapter 4.

Chapter 4 Vocabulary

  1. Nativism
  2. “Gringo against greaser”
  3. Vigilantes
  4. Tejanos
  5. Cortinistas
  6. Civil War
  7. Republican Party
  8. Confederate
  9. Confederacy
  10. Gadsden purchase
  11. Ignacio Pesqueira
  12. Mexican-American War
  13. Foreign Miner’s Tax Counties
  14. Greaser Law
  15. Federal Land Grant Act of 1851
  16. Californio
  17. Blue Spanish blood(Sangre azul)
  18. Cholos
  19. El Clamor Publico

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Running head: CHAPTER FOUR VOCABULARIES

Chapter Four Vocabularies
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CHAPTER FOUR VOCABULARIES

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1. Nativism
Nativism refers to a political policy that promotes the interests of initial inhabitants in a country
or area against the interests of immigrants (Vargas, 2017).
2. “Gringo against greaser”
This term was used to refer to hostility between the white foreigners in America and the Latin
Americans from Mexico who were at loggerheads in the scramble for resources.
3. Vigilantes
Vigilantes refer to members of a community who undertake law enforcement unlawfully to attack
another group, such as the English-speaking Americans who terrorized Mexicans after the civil
war (Vargas, 2017).
4. Tejanos
Tejano...

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