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1. Define what Usos y Costumbres and how this customary system of government shaped the lives of men and women in Partida and Retorno.
2. Discuss why women from Partida left Oaxaca to Mexico City and how that shaped their decision to migrate to the U.S.
3. Analyze how exclusion and disempowerment led to the migration of people from Retorno and how patriarchy traveled with them.
4. Discuss how modes of control at the local level were used to reshape federal immigration policies in cities like Los Angeles and North San Diego Counties.
5. Discuss the view that women from Partida and Retorno had of their lives in U.S. and how they viewed the local authorities in their respective communities.