Academic Papers on Mexico

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The underpinnings of the Aztec Empire began with the defeats by the Mexica and the development of the Anahuac Valley, later known as the Valley of Mexico, and the integration of the Toltec people and the Aztecs into an integrated social and community structure. This 6 page paper provides a narrative view of the ...

A 4 page paper discussing how the roles of women changed as Mexico moved into its colonial period in the early 18th century. Prior to the arrival of the Spaniards, Mexico's society was one of informal polygamy and all worked for the good of the group to which they belonged. Soon after the ...

The Mexican Revolution

  • 16 page paper

A 16 page research paper that gives an overview of this turbulent period in Mexican history. The writer argues that the leaders of the Mexican Revolution were just as courageous, just as idealistic and just as patriotic as the leaders of the American Revolution. Like the early U.S. leaders, they also were not in total ...

In 5 pages, the author discusses the Mexican Revolutionary hero, Pancho Villa. He was instrumental in the conflict between Mexico and the United States in the early 1900s. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 4 page report on Mexican President Zedillo and the many socio-economic problems that country had experienced under his administration (covers the fall of the Peso and more). Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 25 page paper that looks at the New Year's Day 1994 Zapatista revolution, the history leading up to the revolution, the revolutionaries, the Mexican government's response, and the U.S. response, with a look at the Zapatistas today. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

A 5 page essay that focuses on Mexico's role in the cold war. Among issues discussed is the 1968 incident of Mexican police brutality toward protesting students in Mexico City and how this incident was misrepresented to both the Mexican public and Mexico's contacts in foreign affairs. Included is an analysis of the ...

6 pages in length. The writer discusses similarities and differences as they relate to the developmental trajectories of the basin of Mexico and the Maya Lowlands, as well as addresses Copan involvement in the Mayan collapse. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 10 page discussion of the enconmienda, that system set up by the Spanish to administer the Indian populations of Central and South America. Emphasizes that the cultures which comprised the Americas were not only extremely diverse, they were not always accustomed to being subjugated in the manner the Spanish expected. What arose ...

A 10 page review of Mexico's political and economic history. Discusses both the hopes and the downfalls of capitalism. Identifies a great social disparity in Mexico between the extremely poor and the extremely rich and suggest that her greatest problems revolve around meeting the basic human needs of her poor. Bibliography lists ...

A 7 page paper that reviews the book Broken Spears by Miguel Leon-Portilla. This paper describes the author's presentation of material in regards to the Nahaus perspectives on the Spanish conquest of Mexico. His utilization of materials from as far back as 1528 allows the reader an adequate vision of the discrepancies between ...

4 pages in length. The writer discusses similarities and differences between the Mayan and Inca political structure, as well as addresses the religious influences of the architectural layout and planning of Teotihuacan. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Travel in Yucatan

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page analysis of John Stephens' nineteenth century classic Incidents of Travel in Yucatan. In 1841, John Stephens and F. Catherwood traveled through Yucatan visiting haciendas and ruins. Together they produced one of the definitive travel accounts of the nineteenth century as well as a great book of archaeological discovery. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

U.S.-Mexico Relations

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper on the historical conflicts and solutions between the U.S. and Mexico. The writer focuses on the Spanish American War, Mexican War, other incursions by the U.S., and upon the political and social issues behind that history. Historical review leads to an answer to the question of why the ...

This 10 page paper focuses on the international forces that helped to oppose the Spanish Fascists in the late 1930s. Stories, particularly of American volunteers, are told and problems they faced as a result of involvement are relayed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page paper defines and explores the concept of manifest destiny. The position taken is that the United States was wrong in its action to violently seize Mexican property. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Mexican Immigration

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper that provides an overview of the issues relating to illegal migration of Mexicans into the United States and also provides an overview of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 20 page research paper which examines the various ramifications surrounding the issue of Mexican immigration. The writers look at the both sides of this issue before concluding that a protected border with Mexico is a regrettable, but nevertheless necessary requirement to stem the tide of illegal immigration and its resulting negative impact on ...

A 4 page paper dealing with the cultural differences between Mexico and the United States. Deals with the importance of multiculturalism and intercultural exchanges. No bibliography.

Urra's book is the subject of this 5 page review. The essays in the book describe life in Tijuana along with the problem of poverty and the crime it attracts. No additional sources cited.

The Aztec Empire

  • 6 page paper

In 6 pages the author gives a general overview of the Aztec Empire. Their beginning, how they came about, their growth, success, and eventual decline are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 7 page research paper that examines how the patriarchal culture of Mexican creates a climate of oppression, which contributes towards violence against Mexican woman. In turn, this violence is a contributing factor toward the frequency that Mexican women have problems with drug dependency, alcoholism and depression. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page research paper that examines the chapter in Octavio Paz's book, The Labyrinth of Solitude, that deals with the Mexican Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page report discusses a case study involving a second-generation family business in Mexico and the impact of NAFTA on that business. NAFTA has been successful in invigorating U.S.-Mexican trade. Although the economic crisis in Mexico adversely affected cross-border trade, NAFTA remains strong in larger expectations that it will bring more profits to both American ...

This five-page paper presents a detailed description of the fall of Communism. Beginning at the Polish Solidarity Movement and trailing each nations dismantling of Communism in eastern Europe the paper concludes with the former Soviet Union's restructuring. Bibliography lists four sources.

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