How did Mexicans become “foreigners in their own land”?

In addition to the assigned reading in Takaki and the Module Notes, make sure to also read O’Sullivan, J.L. (1839), Excerpt from “The Great Nation of Futurity” and Alvarez, R. (1850), The Mexican View of the War for this discussion.

This discussion will address the following outcomes:

In a post of at least 250 words consider the following:

  • Explain the concept of Manifest Destiny and how it impacted Mexicans and Native Americans living in the Southwest and West.
  • How did Mexicans become “foreigners in their own land”?

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