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Anglo-American migration to Mexico, 19th to early 20th century

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  1. Timothy J. Henderson

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm028

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Henderson, T. J. 2013. Anglo-American migration to Mexico, 19th to early 20th century. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

Like most of the Latin American republics, Mexico was interested in attracting immigrants during the 19th century, but in general was notably unsuccessful in this area. An exception was its invitation to Anglo-American immigrants to populate its northern reaches, which proved enormously consequential.

Keywords:

  • Central America;
  • American borderlands;
  • imperialism;
  • ethnic cleansing;
  • foreign interventionism;
  • racism;
  • indigenous peoples