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Pilgrims in Aztlan Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1 pp. 42 - 85 Summary

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Part 1 pp. 42 - 85 Summary

The story switches briefly to an officer talking to a soldier. They talk about Colonel Chayo Cuamea's mad rebellion against the government. Cuamea is proclaiming that the Indians in Mexico are enslaved and that the government is unjust. The soldiers declare that they will hang him.

Two men are walking across the desert to the border. Their shoes are full of holes and their feet are busted up. One says that he can't go any further and will die here, but the other begs him to think of his starving father, wife, and kids back home and continue on. The man tries to continue on, but he collapses.

The point of view changes to two people in a car, passing the two men from the previous scene on the road, one man holding his companion like a dead weight. One person asks if...

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