Latino Americans

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land Trailer

Manifest Destiny pushes the U.S west into the Mexican territories of the South West. Mariano Vallejo personifies the era of the Californio rancheros. Juan Seguín is a man caught between two worlds;Through the Mexican American War, the U.S. takes a full half of Mexico’s territory by 1848.

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land Trailer

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    Episode 6: Peril and Promise

    S1 E6 - 55m 6s

    Takes viewers through the past 30 years, with a second wave of Cubans arriving in Miami during the Mariel exodus and with hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans fleeing civil wars, death squads and unrest to go north into a new land — transforming the United States along the way.

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    Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride

    S1 E5 - 55m 16s

    Details the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity, as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos, the inclusion of Latino studies, and empowerment in the political process.

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    Episode 4: The New Latinos

    S1 E4 - 55m 44s

    Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic that stretches from the post-World War II years into the early 1960s as the new arrivals seek economic opportunities.

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