After reading the chapter by Griswold del Castillo’s “Citizenship and Property Rights,” and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo write a reflective paragraph (250 words) answering the following questions:
1. Analyze the significance of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo as it pertains to protecting the civil rights and citizenship rights of those Mexican residents who remained on the U.S. side of the border after the war. What did the Treaty grant them?
2. According to Griswold del Castillo, the US courts interpreted the Treaty in ways that did not benefit Mexican people in the acquired territories. Cite three ways of how the Mexican population’s rights in were violated in the years after the war. Provide citations to the readings.