DeLeon, They Called Them Greasers, Ch. 1-2

Why is it important to study the initial interactions between white Americans and Mexicans in Texas?


What specific ideas or attitudes did Americans “import” from US into Texas and why were these important?


Why did fact that most Americans who ventured to Texas were from the south have more meaning?


What cultural habits of Mexicans did many Americans find troubling?


How did American ideas about race mixing specifically shape their attitude about Mexicans?