Los Mineros Video
—Please answer the following questions as you view the video, “Los Mineros.” For this video response you do not need to fill out the video worksheet.
Just answer the following discussion questions.
—In what town and State do the Mexican miners work?
—What type of metal is mined by “Los Mineros?”
—When did the Bisbee deportation take place?
—What company “owned” the town where the miners worked?
—When did the miners first attempt to unionize?
—Who attempted to help the miners to unionize in the pre-World War II days?
—What type of working conditions did miners endure?
—When did the miners succeed in establishing a union for themselves?
—What does the video say about the repatriation experiences of the miners?
—What role did the Mexican/Mexican-American mining community play during
—World War II?
—Lastly, this documentary provides an overview of Mexican American history from 1920s to 1950s. enjoy.