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The Revolt of the Cockroach People Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 12, pgs. 156-167 Summary

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Chapter 12, pgs. 156-167 Summary and Analysis

During the month long trial of the St. Basil Twenty One, Brown was found in contempt ten times. During the closing arguments, Brown tells a story from the year 1500 AD and how Cortex landed in Mexico. In 1850, there were more invaders. The religion of Christianity is imposed on them. A hundred years after that, the St. Basil Twenty One try to obtain an audience with the Cardinal to secure his help in obtaining a better life for Chicanos. They are threatened and arrested. When he finishes, he receives a standing oration from the crowd.

After three hours, Brown is informed that the jury has delivered a verdict. On the way back to the courtroom, he is introduced to Liberace, who says he will vote for Brown. Back in the courtroom, they find there is no verdict, the jury wants portions of...

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