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By Steven Otfinoski

ISBN-10: 0761441808

ISBN-13: 9780761441809

ISBN-10: 0761446257

ISBN-13: 9780761446255

The Hispanic the USA sequence takes readers on a trip to a spot that used to be referred to as the recent international.

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The failed efforts of the Cuban Americans seemed to be another sign of their impossible struggle against Castro. But in the decade ahead, as Castro grew older, that struggle would seem less impossible. THE IMMIGRATION QUESTION 47 A C H ANGING CHAPTER FOUR C ULT UR E F OR MANY YEARS, SPANISH LANGUAGE, FOODS, music, and heritage seemed confined to the Hispanic communities of large cities such as Miami and Los Angeles. That changed drastically at the start of the twentyfirst century. Today, Hispanic culture is everywhere—in the media, the arts, food, and fashion.

A CHANGING CULTURE 59 L OOKING TO T HE F U T UR E CHAPTER FIVE I N THE YEARS AHEAD, THE NATION’S LARGEST minority is only going to grow larger. S. Census Bureau, Hispanic Americans will number 133 million. In the half century from 2000 to 2050, the Hispanic population will increase by nearly three times. The reason for this incredible growth is that Hispanics are marrying early and having large families. There are also many more Hispanic Americans of childbearing age than there were in previous years.

New York City is also home to the largest community of Dominicans in the United States and the largest urban population of South American residents. THE BIG THREE 31 Nydia Velazquez was the first Puerto Rican woman elected to the House of Representatives. T HE I M MIGR A T ION CHAPTER THREE Q U ES T ION M AY DAY 2006, TRADITIONALLY A DAY TO honor workers, was a landmark in the history of labor protests in the United States. Across the nation, millions of workers, most of them Hispanic Americans, walked off their jobs, and caused many businesses to shut down.

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