Find your subject
in our database of
Spark your creativity...
an impressive essay!
The twentieth century, specifically the period of after WWII was a period of great change for Latin America. One of these changes has been immigration from Latin American countries such as Mexico, Haiti, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and etc. Many people incorrectly believe most Latin Americans who leave their countries immigrate to the US, but this number is small compared to the number of people who have migrated within thier countries. Since about 1950, Latin America has seen a wave of internal migration. This movement has had a deep impact, and countries to reshape the status of many Latin American countries.
The movement of rural populations to the cities has characterized internal migration in Latin America, after World War II. The postwar boom in commercial agriculture was one of the main reasons for this movement. Landowners expelled sharecroppers in order to make more of a profit. Technology also reduced the need for workers to take care of properties. Increased schooling also gave many rural youths the impression that they could make it in the city. The best example of this phenomenon was and is Mexico. Mexico's rural population once had hopes of stability during the presidency of Lazaro Cardenas, because Cardenas awarded peasants free plots of land. But postwar preside
Terminology mentioned in this term paper
Names referenced in this report
Lazaro Cardenas, Winn, Sao Paolo, Mato Grosso,
Organizations talked about in this research material
Mexico's Government, NAFTA,
Locations talked about in this research material
Mexico, Mexico City, Latin America, just a sleazy border town, US, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, border city, Brazil, San Diego,
Companies referenced in this report
Keywords mentioned in this report
Mexico, Mexico City, Latin America, latin american, commercial agriculture, North American Free Trade Area, maquiladoras, Lazaro Cardenas, World War II, Tijuana, border city, subsistence farming, twentieth century, squatter settlements, capital cities, Dominican Republic, Mato Grosso, Sao Paolo, border town, postwar, Amazon Forest, modern technology, San Diego, young women, problems, WWII, internal, main, shantytowns, immigrate, Mexicans, large, NAFTA, Landowners, wages, Haiti, youths, schooling, boom, harsh, sharecroppers, Cuba, minds, wave, nest, pollution, favorite, immigration, dream, interesting,