Unsung Ally article
... Allied cause once the Germans invaded Russia in 1941. There was a
sizeable community of Italian immigrants who supported entry in the
war as an Axis power as well. Other Mexicans, disdainful of fascism,
supported joining the Allied cause.
The attitude of many Mexicans was colored by historical griev ...
Soldiers without Guns
... During the 1950s the newest transformation of Guadalupe’s population was
evident in the types of immigrants it attracted and the residents that made the town their
new home. As the demands of agriculture expanded the need for cheap labor so did the
dependency on Mexican labor and the growth of the M ...
Anti-Mexican sentiment is an aversion to people of Mexican descent, Mexican culture and/or accents of Mexican Spanish found in the United States.In general it is closely associated with Mexican and United States Independence wars, and the struggle over Southwestern territories that once belonged to Spain through the establishment of building Catholic Missions. This eventually would lead to war between the two nations and the defeat of Mexico which came with a great loss of territory. In the 20th century, anti-Mexican sentiment continued to grow after the Zimmermann Telegram incident between the Mexican government during the Mexican Revolution and the German Empire during World War I, and again the secret talks with the Nazi party of Germany in the 1930s and early 1940s to invade the Southwest. Most of all, anti-Mexican sentiment in the USA stemmed from illegal immigration. Anti-American, militaristic and purported separatist Mexican nationalist groups in the United States such as MEChA and the Raza Unida Party which have been characterized as calling for annexation of the Southwest United States into a Mexican republic called Aztlán have contributed to the backlash against Mexican immigration.