Mexican-American Identity

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The Mexicans in the United States differ from that of Mexicans in Mexico because of the formation of a distinct Mexican-American Identity. In the reading it states that the people that populated the lower side of the United States which would once was Northern Mexico would be stuck in a kind of limbo. Holding on to their cultural roots but almost embracing their environment in which they are surrounded. When Northern Mexico was annexed by the United States in 1849 the Mexicans were also annexed turning them into national orphans. In this idea an orphan would attempt to hold on to little they know about their heritage as well as be proud of what created and developed them into the people they are today. With this idea I see it is easy to be
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