Explore the Border

Study Guide | Guía de Estudio

The U.S. Mexico borderlands / La frontera México-Estados Unidos

This Study Guide covers the history, present and future of the US-Mexico borderlands, with special emphasis on the growth of the ‘third nation’ between Mexico and the U.S. Both Mexican and U.S. perspectives are considered. The Guide is organized in eleven chapters, following the book, Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the US-Mexico Divide.

Download the Guide (PDF)

Gallery of Monuments

Explore the variety of US-Mexico boundary markers found along the border.

Take a Virtual Tour

Explore the U.S.-Mexico boundary line with this virtual tour of the borderlands, created by UC Berkeley alumni Claire Evans using Google Earth technology.

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