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7 edition of The Puerto Ricans in America found in the catalog.

The Puerto Ricans in America

by Ronald J. Larsen

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Published by Lerner Publications in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Puerto Ricans -- United States.

    • About the Edition

      A brief history of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican immigration to the mainland, and the individual contributions of Puerto Ricans to American life and culture.

      Edition Notes

      StatementRonald J. Larsen.
      SeriesThe In America series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.P85 L37 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination77 p. :
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2184932M
      ISBN 100822510367
      LC Control Number89002840
      OCLC/WorldCa19124048

      “There will be war to the death against all Puerto Ricans.” – Puerto Rico Chief of Police, E. Francis Riggs When it won the Spanish-American War in , the U.S. acquired Puerto Rico as a new “possession.” The American who led the invasion, Gen. Nelson A. Miles, promised “liberty” to Puerto Ricans. He also promised. A Stateside Puerto Rican, also ambiguously Puerto Rican American (Spanish: puertorriqueño-americano, puertorriqueño-estadounidense), or Puerto Ricans in the United States is a term for residents in the continental United States and Hawaii who were born in or trace family ancestry to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.. Puerto Ricans who were born in Puerto Rico are US citizens as if they .

      Puerto Rican cuisine, with its strong Spanish and African influences, holds a unique position in the world of Caribbean cooking. The food is spicy, hearty, healthy, sensuous, and adventurous. The plus recipes included here range from traditional island dishes and drinks to the latest Nuyorican creations/5. Explore our list of American literature->Puerto Rican authors->History and criticism Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due . The Puerto Rican population in the United States continues to grow in the 21st century. Between and , the Puerto Rican population in the U.S. grew by nearly 18 percent, increasing from about million to almost million.

        Puerto Ricans prefer their mofongo and bacalao to fast-food burgers, while lively Latin music, and not soft rock, plays in supermarket aisles. Then there's the legal and regulatory set of. The Puerto Rican Experience. A survey of Puerto Rican residents found that about one-third of all Puerto Rican mothers, ages , were sterilized. To put this figure in context, women of childbearing age in Puerto Rico in the s were more than 10 times more likely to be sterilized than women from the United States. Puerto Ricans have had a long and significant history of living on the U.S. mainland. While they represent only 1% of the total U.S. population, their importance in America's immigration history greatly transcends their numeric representation.


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