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  •  Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (5+ / 0-)
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    conchita, javelina, zett, mkor7, AgavePup

    Was supposed to acknowledge Mexican land grants and grant Mexicans living in the lands lost to the US the right to become US citizens.

    The USA reneged on the treaty.
    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    So when people say "its the law" and we can't allow illegals because we have to respect the law, then it is fair to point out that we broke our law when we broke our treaties.

    We shall overcome, someday. Yes we can.

    by Sam Wise Gingy on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 02:40:46 PM PDT

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    •  What treaty involving (1+ / 0-)
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      chickeee

      indigenous peoples hasn't the US Government reneged on?

      The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth. - William O. Douglas

      by PSzymeczek on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 08:43:05 PM PDT

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