Have you ever wondered why people travel so far away from their families? Well Migrant Workers are somewhat of a " master "of leaving their family for a long period of time.
Who were Migrant workers and what did they do?
Migrant workers usually consist of Hispanic Americans. They traveled from their hometown to the U.S because the pay was better. Many people hired Hispanics because they tolerated living in the poor conditions their bosses had provided for them.
Why did Hispanics Migrate?
In 1940 WW2 made labor become somewhat of a shortage, so the people moved to the U.S to find work, and to be able to provide for not only themselves but their families as well. 4million or more Hespanics migrated, they left a huge impact on the state economy.
Who Usually works?
Typically the females would work inside, but sometimes they would join the men on the field. If they brought their children they where not exempt from working either. They would have chores and jobs just like the adults.
Where Migrant Workers a threat ?
Their where 175 million Migrant Workers around the the world, Many people of all races started to see them as a threat. Not only where they hard works, they are also the most multiplying race.
It is not easy leaving most of your family in one country and moving to a tottaly new state just to find work. Migrant workers have to be strong and show courage, which most if not all of them did. Without Migrant workers many people would not have found curtain food supplies in the 1930's.
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