Mexico Essay Topics

U.S. Totalization Agreement With Mexico

The focal point of this paper is to analyze the Totalization Agreement between the US and Mexico. It should be noted that the aspects of this analysis is not fundamentally policy analysis but it intended towards presenting arguments from the point of view of analytical framework. In this paper there would not be any bias… View Article

Uranium Mining in New Mexico

Uranium mining and milling has potential economic benefits in creating jobs in the community, and sustaining the high demands of uranium all over the world. But economic factors should not be considered alone. As many people died and suffered from illnesses and diseases of uranium mining and radiation exposure, the proposal to build a new… View Article

Cortes Conquers the Aztecs: Spanish Conquest or Indian Civil War

The Spanish conquests of Montezuma and the Aztecs were both a Spanish conquest as well as an Indian civil war. The thing that ties them both together is the Conquistador Hernan Cortes. You could argue for both sides as to which played a more significant part in the fall of the Aztecs, however, I feel… View Article

Frida Kahlo Biography

Frida Kahlo was born on July 6th, 1907, Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico in her father’s beloved ‘Blue House.1’ She died at the age of 47 in her beloved blue house on Tuesday, July 13th, 1954. Frida Kahlo is one of Mexico’s most famous artists and represents resilience and strength. She was a surrealist and her… View Article

Genocide in Mexico

This paper explores incidents of genocide that occurred in Mexico from 1945 to 2001. Research focuses on four main episodes of genocide: the October 2, 1968 massacre in Tlatelolco; the Corpus Christi massacre on June 10, 1971; and Mexico’s Dirty War that occurred from the early 1970’s through the 1980’s; and the genocide of women… View Article

Environmental Factors That Affect Trade Between United States And Mexico

Global business environment is increasingly being determined by prevailing environmental concerns. Trade regulations between countries are being benchmarked on the decisions made on environmental policy. Even though there exists an underlying inadequacy in negotiating international trade agreements in conjunction with multilateral environment agreements, formulation of trade policy has been forced to move hand in hand… View Article

Illegal Mexican Americans

Over the past 10 years, traversing the U.S.–Mexico border illegally has become increasingly dangerous for would-be immigrants. Illegal immigrants face kidnapping, murder, and rape at the hands of violent drug cartels and ever more ruthless human smugglers. Crossing treacherous desert areas exposes the travelers to heat exhaustion and dehydration. Hundreds of people die every year… View Article

The Case of the Mexican Crazy Quilt

“The mission of the project which you will head is to get our new Mexican subsidiary company ready for take-over by Mexican managers. My hope is that you will be able to do this in about two years.” explained Robert Linderman, president of the Linderman Industries Inc. to Carl Conway, newly appointed project manager for… View Article

David Alfaro Siqueiros: The Activist Artist

David Alfaro Siqueiros was a social realist painter known for his large murals in fresco. He was born in Chihuahua City in 1896 and by age fifteen David was already involved in artistic studies and political activism. Siqueiros was involved in direct political action more than most other artists. He was a sophisticated political ideologist… View Article

Colonization of Mexico

The main purpose of this chapter is to explain the process of the Mexican northern states conquest. It addresses the events that occurred since the Mexican independence from Spain to the annexation of Texas to the United States and the loss of the Mexican more than half territory. 2. The key question(s) that the author… View Article

Social Activism

Social activism is very important to the Chicano Culture. This can be seen throughout the Mexican-American culture, starting with the Mexican Revolution. This is where the Mexicans started a search for a new leader to bring stability to their lives. Mexicans-Americans felt like they had to choose sides. Were they Mexican or were they American?… View Article

Leadership assessment style

Culture is the beliefs, views, morals, religious practices, and behaviors specific to a group of people which becomes the frame on which one builds his or her life. Culture affects the way someone behaves, the decision he/she makes in her/his life, from the food one eats to the way someone takes care of himself, and… View Article

A Day Without a Mexican Reaction Paper

I have chosen to react to the 2004, Sergio Arau film, “A Day Without A Mexican”. This movie examines what might happen if one day a third of the population of the state of California just wasn’t there anymore. As the film progresses we learn that the section of the population that has disappeared is… View Article

Mexican Daily Life

There are a variety of common courtesies that Americans should observe when in Mexico. Some of the important issues of cultural etiquette are described herein. When in Mexico Americans should refrain from calling themselves “Americans. ” Mexicans consider themselves Americans too since the whole continent is called America. Another part of Mexican culture that may… View Article

Mexican Influence on Chicano Muralist

During the pinnacle of the mural movement in Mexico, muralists such as Rivera and Siqueiros were invited to paint murals in the United States. The arrival of these two giants in the United States inspired both their American counterparts in the 1930’s and later Chicano painters in the 1970’s and 80’s. Art work such as… View Article

Mexican Immigration

People from Mexico during the years 1900-today influenced life in the USA in a positive manner. These people emigrated because of economic opportunity and brought their culture with them. The community into which they moved responded with both positive and negative opinions. Short term influences include Mexican food, Mexican events like Cinco de Mayo, Mexican… View Article

Mexican American and Money

As usual, before watching any film, we always made some expectations as well as had some basic ideas about what would happen. For the movie Spanglish, obviously, there were also several stereotypes appeared in our mind base on the poster or the name of the movie. Firstly, the first impression might come from the name… View Article

Nafta: Good or Bad for the Economy

I choose NAFTA as my topic because most people have strong opinions as to how NAFTA has affected the economy and whether it has had major significance on the job market. I figured that I would provide NAFTA’s advantages and disadvantages and provide my opinion. NAFTA has had some advantages, for example NAFTA created the… View Article

Mexico Independence Day

Mexican Independence Day is a major celebration in Mexico. It is bigger than Cinco de Mayo. The Mexican people celebrate with a fiesta, or party. The celebrating begins on September 15 (the eve of Independence Day). Crowds gather in the town meeting places of each city, town and village. There are many decorations that are… View Article

Will Texas Secede From the United States

We live in a country that is splitting due to political differences. It is expected that some states may want to leave the United States in future years. Governor Rick Perry once said during his time as Texas state governor, “Here is what we know after more than a decade of Republican rule: Texas works…. View Article

Racial Background of Latin America

1. Discuss the racial composition (racial groups) of colonial Latin America In order to discuss the racial composition of Colonial Latin America, we must first examine the three civilizations that were present when the Europeans reached Latin America. The three civilizations present were: Mayans, Aztecs and Incans which could be considered native Indians. The people… View Article

Mexico Post Colonial

The history of Post colonial Mexico included many successful and influential leaders: Porfirio Diaz, Francisco Madero, Francisco (Pancho) Villa, and Emiliano Zapata. Disparities in classification of the revolution arise from the numerous factions and ideological assumptions advocated for the overthrow of Diaz’s rule, hence one can argue that it was a political, social, or economical… View Article

Quesadilla Case

The quesadilla was first discovered in Mexico in the late 1500’s. The corn tortilla was originally discovered and created by the Native Americans (123 Long). In the 1500’s and early 1600’s the Spanish added to the quesadilla by putting pork, beef, chicken, and other ingredients into the corn tortilla. In most regions, especially the central… View Article

Advantages of Regional Integration – Summary

Regional Integration The North American free trade agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement signed on January 1, 1994 between Mexico, Canada, and the United States governments. NAFTA goal is to create a trilateral trade bloc in North America to eliminate many barriers to investments and trade between the three nations. NAFTA environmental impact can also be… View Article

Reflection on Impact of Emerging Markets

The world of business has changed in recent years. Usually, the firms of developed countries dominated the globe and developed countries’ markets were the most attractive. However, new attractive markets and new players have emerged from areas outside the developed world. These new markets such as the BRICs and the MISTs have large populations, high… View Article

Geographic History of Henequen in Yucatan, Mexico

In Yucatan, Mexico, one of the main considered exports has been henequen that can be obtained from the plant Agave Fourcroydes. The henequen fiber has become significant to the economic stand of Yucatan since this product has conceived intense demand by international importers, such as the United States, China, Europe, etc. According to Cook (1994),… View Article

Porfirio Diaz’s leadership tactics

• Diaz was able to manipulate other politicians as well as his surrounding leaders. He created great relationships with regional leaders, reminding them that the growth of Mexico’s economy would also create economic growth for them. [1] • Diaz created peace among the Catholic Church supporters, and opponents. Diaz enforced new laws, reforming church privileges…. View Article

Mexican Culture

I. Introduction A. Hello my name is Yaakov B. The purpose of my presentation today is to inform you on the Mexican culture. C. First, I will talk about the early history of Mexico. Second I will talk about its religion. Last I will tell you about the lifestyle This ends my introduction .now onto… View Article

Across a Hundred Mountains Notes and Quotes

• Eleven-year-old Juana lives with her Amá and Apá in their little shack at the outskirts of their village in Mexico. • On the night of a flood, which enters their shack, her mother leaves Juana on top of the table holding the baby, Anita, to go look for her husband. • Juana falls asleep… View Article

Contemporary Politics and Economics in Mexico

Over the course of Mexican history, the governmental and economic state of Mexico has been largely unstable. The nation was marked by dictatorial shifts in party-list (and their candidates) and their constant bickering with each other; the deformed presidency, the elite and the political group controlled the economic fervor with constant insurgencies from the lower… View Article