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Rain of Gold Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 5, A Time of Miracles Summary

Victor Villaseñor
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Section 5, A Time of Miracles Summary

Lupe and her sisters are working the fields of southern California, when they are refused some of their pay, because they are women. Lupe's sister, Sophia, organizes a strike of the women that successfully assures them the same pay as the men get. However, the experience costs them their jobs as no one will hire them after the strike.

Section 5, A Time of Miracles Analysis

The difficulties the Mexican people had in needing work badly when there was little they could do forces them to work under conditions that they had no control over. The times were difficult for Americans too, and this worsened the position of the Mexican farm workers who were at the mercy of the farm owners.

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