Both Puerto Rican and American

Both Puerto Rican and American

by Thomas Arkham

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Abraham Rodriquez speaks for many Puerto Ricans when he writes, "Of course I'm Puerto Rican. I am also American. I'm both." Puerto Rican Americans have created a rich culture that spans two places and two identities. Many travel back and forth between the island of Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland. Discover what it means to be a Puerto Rican American. Learn more about the history, art, and culture of Puerto Rico. Read the stories of important Puerto Rican Americans who have made the United States stronger.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422293201
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/29/2014
Series: Hispanic Americans: Major Minority
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
Lexile: 590L (what's this?)
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 Early Puerto Rico 9

2 Puerto Rico and the United States 19

3 Puerto Rico Today 27

4 Immigrants from Puerto Rico 37

5 Important Puerto Ricans 47

6 The Future of Puerto Rico 57

Time Line 60

Find Out More 62

Picture Credits 63

Index 64

About the Author and the Consultant 64

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