Was the Chicano Movement a Revolution?
Using the Rodolfo Acuña, “Occupied America: A History of Chicanos”
and Vicki L. Ruiz, “From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America”,discuss the question: Was (the Chicano Movement) a ‘revolution,’ or was it more in line with the reformist activism pursued by the so-called Mexican American generation of the 1930-50s? Explore what the authors say on this question by using specific examples from the texts to support your discussion. – Organize your essays by providing an introduction that clearly outlines an argument for how you will discuss the question. Your essays should be between 750-1200 words each. -Use ONLY COURSE readings and materials to support your essays.