African American History Culture : BEEVILLE RIOT: INTER-ETHNIC CONFLICT IN TEXAS DURING THE LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    BEEVILLE RIOT: INTER-ETHNIC CONFLICT IN TEXAS DURING THE LATE 19TH CENTURY


    There were many Mexican people who had migrated to central and eastern Texas by the 1880s and 1890s. These people were a dream to farmers and businessmen; they could get the labor they wanted at a very low cost.#Mexicans quickly began to compete with African Americans and unskilled white people for employment. People who had already had jobs and those who were struggling to find work and make ends meet didn’t accept the change well ...


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    The #Beeville Riot occurred due to white farmers forcing #Black workers off jobs and giving the work to Mexican laborers.

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