Overcoming Adversity

Lesson PlanLesson Plan that addresses these questions: 1) What obstacles did Mexican-Americans face in Texas during the mid-20th century? 2) How did Mexican-Americans overcome these obstacles? 3) How does the photo essay Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas document the challenges faced by Mexican-Americans and ways the group overcame hardships?
Source:Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.5(C), 4.12(B), 4.12(F), 4.20(B), 4.20(C), 4.21(A), 4.21(B), 7.7(D), 7.7(E), 7.21(A), 7.21(B)
Topics:Texas Since World War II

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