Why is Mexico so poor and the US is so rich?

I'm talking mainly about what people earn and the services you get. They all come here, but we don't move there to work.

Asked By: - 12/20/2011
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Well.. I lived in Mexico for so many d**n years and let me tell you: Mexico is not actually poor, it is a high middle class country (its economy ranks 10th in the world). But its wealth is hideously and grossly distributed. Just as a quick example, for every gardener or construction worker you might see around there is... More
Answered By: Mu - 12/21/2011
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there are many many issues let me tell you some... More
Answered By: blueviolet - 12/20/2011
It's mainly bcuz of the governmental issues
Answered By: Summer Santos - 12/20/2011
I think it might go back, actually, to how each country was conquered after it was "discovered" by Europeans. The natives in both countries were considered inferior, and thus either murdered or put into slavery. Most likely, though, the U.S. weather had more to do with the difference...seriously. Europeans with... More
Answered By: originalkippyj - 12/20/2011
The reasons are numerous. Basically it has to do with the USA being a country which was originally colonized by people from the British Isles, Holland (New Amsterdam) and Germany (there were many German religious refugees) while Mexico was colonized by a few Spaniards who held the native population in serfdom, the... More
Answered By: clontarf1002 - 12/21/2011
Mexico is Poor Because the Spanish Robbed them of Their Gold USA is Rich Because of Immigrants from Mexico that work for a cheap wage and The Black People that The Americans Brought to work in The USA for FREE And all the Taxes they Collect you even get taxed to drink beer soda and Smoke w*f is that
Answered By: AL Davis - 12/22/2011
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