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​​PATRIOT TRAP

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            TRESPASSERS


Mexican Protest Marches in 2006 kick-started the idea for Trespassers


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      Orange Groves Where We Played

ACTION ADVENTURE DRAWN FROM CUBA'S PAST

This map depicts territory lost by Mexico as a consequence of the 1848 war with the U.S.and consequent Treaty of Guadalupe. Mexicans are acutely aware of this "lost territory," which plays a key role in Trespassers.

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WHY DID MEXICANS PROTEST?


  • Opposed undocumted Mexicans classified as felons.
  • Wanted a path to citizenship for the undocumented.
  • Disliked  legislation that imposed new penalties on employers who hired illigal immigrants.

ACTION ADVENTURE BASED ON TRUE EVENTS.

CUBAN GENERAL ARNALDO OCHOA: "HERO OF THE REVOLUTION," WHOSE LIFE IN CUBA SPARKED THE IDEA FOR THE NOVEL, PATRIOT TRAP. PATRIOT TRAP'S GENERAL JULIO HERRERA IS BASED ON GEN. ARNALDO OCHOA.  -

FLORIDA IN THE 1940s 

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