Mutual Aid Society

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Mesilla or south Arizona had large deposits of gold and Euro-American worried that the occupation of the French and their creation of cities would make them owners of the land area. President Franklin Pierce, therefore, appointed James Gadsden to negotiate purchase as land as possible in the northern Mexico/south Arizona area. In the end, the United States literally threatened Mexico into selling g the land of more than 45000 acres for 10 million dollars. The purchase was officially signed in 1854 by president Franklin Pierce and granted the USA sovereignty of the southern tips of Arizona and some northern parts of New Mexico. The significance was once again an increment in the size of land for the United States. The significance was the ability…show more content…
They helped fellow Mexicans who were struggling to cope with economically stand on their feet to be able to take care of themselves and the family. It also helped them integrate into their new community to make them feel at home and have some network of support. The Mutual Aid Societies usually grew out from shared races, religion, natural origin or some combination of these. The importance of such groups is innumerable. A few of those are people are not left to rot in society as they become important members of the society through the training by the Mutual Aid Society. They als feel a sense of belongingness. New immigrants also get to know their new communities very quickly.Examples today are some government programs such as Medicaid. these are government programs that help struggling Americans to be able to feed their families and have access to health care. Other private groups are the habitat for humanity which provides accommodation for the homeless, red cross society which comes to the aid of disaster victims. Apart from these, I know of less popular communities like immigrant communities that help people from their native countries when they immigrate to the united states. New immigrants are taught the basic culture in the United
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