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Magonistas

The beginning of the twentieth century revealed severe class inequities throughout Mexican society created by a burgeoning modernization. Political tyranny and economic exploitation led to ...

Magonistas

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,261 words

...the Magonistas had encouraged Mexicans, Mexican Americans, blacks, and Japanese to combat economic exploitation and social discrimination. The Magonistas also emphasized the role and rights of women within the movement and society. The PLM mirrored other leftist organizations that attempted new social-sexual roles for women and men under a new society, but they still assigned roles to women that were consistent with traditional expectations of women. Magonistas glorified working-class heroines yet dominated them at home and at work. Within the Magonista...

Magonistas

Magonistas  

The beginning of the twentieth century revealed severe class inequities throughout Mexican society created by a burgeoning modernization. Political tyranny and economic exploitation led to the ...
Industrial Workers of the World

Industrial Workers of the World   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,267 words

...Mexicano or PLM (the Mexican Liberal Party) and its proponents, the Flores Magón brothers, Jesús and Ricardo . The PLM, organized in 1901 , called for complete revolution on behalf of the working class. Wobblies fought on the side of the Magonistas in Mexico. IWW member Jesús M. Rangel , a Magonista guerrilla leader in Coahuila, Mexico, raised a force of five hundred guerillas in the early 1900s. In 1917 , the IWW began organizing in Tampico. The PLM and the IWW also worked together in the United States. Ricardo Flores Magón gave his famous...

Voto en el Exterior

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Alejandra Castañeda

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law
Length:
1,147 words

...reenforcing their connection and membership to their nations. In the case of Mexico, the struggle for the vote abroad has surfaced at different times in its history. Political activity by Mexicans in the United States dates back to 1865 with Benito Juárez; to 1904 with the Magonistas and the Partido Liberal Mexicano , who supported Ricardo Flores Magón against Porfirio Diaz’s regime; and to 1922 with José Vasconcelos’s presidential candidacy, which was significantly supported by Mexicans living in the United States ( Santamaría, 2001 ). More recently,...

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