Like Opposition to the Philippine-American War, this assessment gauges students’ ability to reason about how evidence supports a historical argument. Students must explain how a newspaper editorial in the El Paso Herald and the congressional testimony of a Texas farmer both support the conclusion that some Americans opposed Mexican immigration in the 1920s.
Mexican Immigration in the 1920s Assessment
Mexican Immigration in the 1920s Rubric
"Mexican Emergency Labor Should Not Be Barred Out" - Library of Congress
"Temporary Admission of Illiterate Mexican Laborers" - Hathi Trust Digital Library