Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Worksheets, Interactives & Media
Duration: 13 Minutes
Date Posted: 10/11/2012
During World War II, America began its largest experiment with guest Labor, The Mexican Farm Labor Program. Commonly called the bracero program, this little known chapter of American and Mexican history touched the lives of countless men, women, families, and communities. Learn about the bracero program and the Smithsonian’s initiative to document it with curator Stephen Velasquez. The resource set includes a teacher guide and student worksheet.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)