Vocabulary Terms • U.S. Border Patrol • Bracero program • Operation Wetback • Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) • Hart-Celler Immigration Reform Act of 1965 • Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)
Texas Independence • Texas is settled by American immigrants than fights for its independence from Mexico • Remember the Alamo?!
Mexican-American War • The US invades Mexico during the 1840s and forces it to secede many states in the present day Southwest to the USA
Pancho Villa’s Raid • The Mexican Revolutionary, Pancho Villa, raided and burned a town across the US-Mexica border. • This prompted a campaign into Mexico to find and capture him (unsuccessful).