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Latino and Hispanic History: The Story of the USAs Majority Minority Michael Noricks

Latino and Hispanic History: The Story of the USAs Majority Minority

Michael Noricks

Published November 14th 2014
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Kindle Edition
236 pages
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Latino and Hispanic history in a handy Q & A format written for everyone!Spanish roots, Latin American civilization and the U.S. national experience are essential components of the modern Latino and Hispanic community in the U.S.Did you know?MoreLatino and Hispanic history in a handy Q & A format written for everyone! Spanish roots, Latin American civilization and the U.S. national experience are essential components of the modern Latino and Hispanic community in the U.S. Did you know?  Spains presence began more than a hundred years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth and Spain still claimed roughly half of todays continental United States at the close of the American Revolutionary War.Latinos and Hispanics officially became the USAs majority minority in 2003.As of the 2010 Census, those numbers had swelled to 50.5 million, roughly 16.3 percent of U.S. population.U.S. Demographers predict that one in every three U.S. residents will be Latino and Hispanic in ethnicity by 2050.What you will learn:  The forces behind the conquistadors and the empire that stretched from Europe to the Americas to the Philippines-The historical differences that distinguish people who trace their origins to the Caribbeans three remaining Spanish-speaking states: Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic-The diverse and divergent development of Central and South America-The reason Mexico ceded half its territory to the U.S.A. and why her descendants account for fully 65 percent of the overall Latinos and Hispanic population-The demographics that characterize the modern Latino and Hispanic community in the U.S.