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America is in the Heart Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

In what ways are the Filipino peasants exploited? Who is doing the exploitation?

Who are the bacienderos? What role do they play in the exploitation?

What experience does Carlos have when he arrives in Seattle from Manila?

What is Carlos' role is the union movement?

How does Carlos change his method of trying to make workers aware of their social condition? What does he begin to do that is different, only to find others doing the same thing? Why is this method more effective?

Why did so many of Carlos' group's attempts at attaining social goals fail?

Why does everyone around Carlos want him to write? What do they want to accomplish?

Why does Carlos want to write? What does he hope to accomplish?

What is the first goal, aside from labor unions, that their Filipino group accomplishes?

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