Pachucas, The First Generation of Chicanas To Go Against The Government and Mexicano Family Ideologies. Their Long Suits Represented The Rebellion Against the U.S. Who At That Time Placed A Law Restricting Thread Counts For Clothing Made In The U.S. In Order To Combat The U.S. Army, Who At That Time Was In War.
Zoot Suit- radical and class restrictions during WWII Zoot Suit riots. Mexican American targeted by military service men. Knee length Zoot suit was deemed "unpatriotic" used lots of fabric during wartime rations. The problem had to do with Mexican roots.