Essay Topic 1
What were the lives of Mexicans like in America before the Chicano Movement existed? How did the Chicano Movement change life for Mexicans in America?
Essay Topic 2
How does Acosta present himself in the book? Why does he present himself in this way? Is it an accurate representation?
Essay Topic 3
What were Bobby Kennedy's views on the Chicano Movement? What effect did his death have on the movement? How would the movement have developed if Kennedy had been elected President?
Essay Topic 4
What were Nixon's views on the Chicano Movement? What effect did his election to President have on the movement?
Essay Topic 5
How did the politics of the sixties change America? How does Acosta express these changes in his book?
Essay Topic 6
Examine each person's importance to the Chicano Movement: Brown, Gilbert, Zanzibar, and Corky.
Essay Topic 7
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