Table of contents for Foreigners in their native land; historical roots of the Mexican Americans. Edited by David J. Weber. Foreword by Ramón Eduardo Ruiz.


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introdUCtion                                                      I
1 New Spain's Far Northern Frontier
EDITOR'S INTRODUC ION                                             12
SOURCES
1. Church and State          Luis de Velasco, 1595            23
2, Frontier Military         Antonio Martinez, 1817           25
3. "Contributions are small"  Francioco Martinez de Baeza, 1639  27
4, A Communal Land Grant      Lorenzo Marquis &
Antonio Jose Ortiz, 1794         30
5 Mkestizaje                  First Los Angeles Census, 1781  3
6. "Most hardy subjects"      Zebulon M. Pike, 1807
Miguel Ramos de Arizpe, 1812     36
"7. "There were no paupers"  Jose Agustin de Escudero, 1827   38
8. "Backward" New Mexico      Pedro Bautista Pino, 1812       39
9, The '"wretched village"    juan Agustin Morfi, 1778
of San Antonio                                              43
10. 1 he Romantic Frontier    Guadalupe Vailejo, 1890
George Wharton James, 1914       45
I1, Yankee Infiltration and the Harde ning of Stereotypes        51
EDITORS INITRODUCTION                                             52
SO IRCES
1. "Calculating the profit"  Carlos Dehault Delassus, 1804    62
2, "Indications are very      JoaqurI del Real Aleonaster, 1807  64
dangerous
3, California "would fall    William Shaler, 1808              65
without an effort"'
4. The Black Legend          William Robertson, 1777           68
5. "Degenerate inhabitants of  Rufus B. Sage, 1846             71
Nev Mex ico"
6. "Blood . . . as ditch water"  Walter Prescott Webb, 1931 & 1935  75
7. '"A  ill opinion of the   Jlos Maria Sanchez, 1828          78
Mexicans"
8. "Lazy people of vicious   Jose Maria Sanchez, 1828          81
character"
9. "Industrious, honest North  Ayuntamiento of San Antonio. 1832  83
American settlers"
10. "Waiting the result"      Thomas 0. Larkin, 1846            85
I1I. Cultures Collide                                             87
ED ITOR'5 INT RODUCTION .                                         88
SOURCES
I. "I am warning you"        Manuel Mier y Teran, 1828 & 1829  101
2. "The two people cannot    Committee of Vigilance & Public
mingle together"           Safety, San Augustin, 1835      105
3 "-Their decision irrevocably  Antonio L6pez de Santa Anna, 1837  109
seaied their fate"
4. 'Texians! Render every    Juan Nepomuceno Seguin, 1836     111
possible assistance"
5. "War . . our final        Jos Maria Tornel y Mendivil, 1837  114
salvation"
6. "The sacrificial goat"    Pio Pico, 1846-48                117
7. "We would have made some   105 New Mexicans, 1846          121
kind of resistance"
8. "Keep yourselves quiet"   Donaciano Vigil, 1847            125
9. Reactions to Defeat       Juan Bautista Vigil y Alarid, 1846  127
Juan Bautista A varado, 1876
Angustias de [a Guerra Ord, 1878
10. "A duty before God"      William P. Rogers, 1846         132
Robert F. Stockton, 1847
1 I "The Government of a     John C. Calhoun, 1848           135
white race"
IV. All the Rights of Citizens                                 139
EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION                                          140
SOURCES
1. "Their property, their    Stephen Watts Kearny, 1846     161
persons, their re igion"
2. "All the rights of citizens"  Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848  162
3. "For me the placers were  Antonio F. Coronel, 1849       169
finished"
4. "Hung as suspects"       El Clamor Publico, 1857         174
5. "A foreigner in my native  Juan Nepomuceno Seguin, 1858  177
land"
6. "No justice for the      Comisi6n Pesquisadora, 1873     182
Mexicans in Texas"
7. "A set policy of terrorizing  A Texas Ranger, 1875       187
the Mexicans"
8. "Parceled out to Mexicans"  Tucson Citizen, 1904         191
9, "Compelled to sell,       Antonio Maria Pico, et al., 1859  195
little by little"
10 "A denial of justice"     Public Land Commission, 1880   200
V. Accommodation, Assimilation, and Resistance                 203
EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION                                          204
SOURCES
1. "Revenge took possession  Tiburcio VAsquez, 1874         226
of me"                    Joaquin Murrieta, 1854
2. "To defend ourselves"    Juan Nepomuceno Cortina, 1859   231
3. L, Gords Blancas           Nuestra Plataforara, 1890        2 234
Fe lix Martinez, 1890
. An sympathy"                N A Jennings, c 1875             238
"5 "Volunteers, both M ex ians  juan i  Tel ez, 1926            241
and Anericans"
6, "Now or never"             Ia lFoz del Pueblo, 1906          245
Constitution of New Mexico, 1912
7. 'Por la rm.a- y pan,       Congreso Mexicanista, 1911        248
Sla raza"
8. A Sample from the Press   /E Labrador, 1904                  251
9. Workers from NMexico:      Mexican: Diaio del Hogar, 1910    255
IThree Views                Anglo American: Samuel Bryan, 1912
Mexican American: El
Laboador, 1904



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mexican Americans History Sources