1943 Marines and servicemen had the green light to beat up Pachucos in the Zoot Suit Riots every day and night a weeklong assault that marked a turning point for Chicanos.
The materials below are part of TUSDâ€™s Mexican American Studies curriculum. The lesson plan is entitled, Mexican American History in Rhyme.
This material was turned over by the district to the state, in a Discovery Request, as part of the districtâ€™s appeal of Huppenthalâ€™s finding. TUSDâ€™s Superintendent Dr. John Pedicone, testified that the district has not made any changes to the classes since before the finding by Superintendent Huppenthal that the classes violate state law.