Tag: US history

  • It’s all About Labor: Mexican Repatriation During The Great Depression

    It’s all About Labor: Mexican Repatriation During The Great Depression

    When did you learn about Mexican “repatriation” during the Great Depression? For me, it wasn’t until I was studying to get my master’s degree that I learned about the mass expulsion of Mexican Americans from the United States during the 1930’s. Between the years 1930-1933, up to 1,800,000 Mexicans and Mexican Americans were forcibly taken…

  • The Civil Rights Movement, a Journey through Time & Literature

    The Civil Rights Movement, a Journey through Time & Literature

    This week we started our unit on the Civil Rights Movement! ┬áHere in fifth grade at UT Elementary we work backwards through history, starting with present day and then rewinding back to the causes for the way things are today. ┬áThis is great for me, because we get to start out the year with incredibly…