Ch 12: Latin Americans in the U.S.

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These convenient lessons on Latin Americans in the United States can help you with test preparation or a class project. You can review details about the emigration of Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, and Puerto Rican ethnic groups, and examine their cultures, from our mobile-friendly learning platform.

Latin Americans in the U.S. - Chapter Summary

In this chapter on Latin Americans in the United States, engaging lessons cover subjects like the size of the Dominican population in the United States and what caused major eras of Mexican emigration. You can also get a clearer understanding of geographic regions most impacted by Cuban emigration. After going through the lessons, you should be able to do the following:

  • Recall five theories concerning Latin American migration to the United States
  • Discuss the history of Cuban Americans and major eras of emigration to the United States.
  • Recount obstacles that Dominican Americans face as immigrants
  • Discuss the history, culture, and politics of Mexican Americans
  • Explain the relationship the United States has with Puerto Rico as a commonwealth

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