The Hispanic Americans, 1st Edition

  • Rodney P. Carlisle
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  • ISBN-10: 1438135572
  • ISBN-13: 9781438135571
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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The history of Hispanic Americans is inextricably linked to the colonization and territorial expansion of contemporary America. In the 19th century, Florida, Texas, New Mexico, and much of California—all geographic regions with significant Spanish and Hispanic populations—were annexed as part of what was to become the United States. Immigrants from Mexico, Central America, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic have also contributed to the Hispanic American community and have thereby complicated as well as enriched any single definition of that ethnic group.

Written in an engaging and informative manner, The Hispanic Americans focuses on the social history, customs, and traditions of Hispanic Americans in this country. Ideal for history buffs, this brand-new volume boasts black-and-white photographs, an index, glossary, and box features.

Table of Contents

Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Colonial Era: Beginnings to 1776.
2: The American Revolution: 1775 to 1783.
3: The Early National Period and Expansion: 1783 to 1859.
4: The Civil War to the Gilded Age: 1859 to 1900.
5: The Progressive Era and World War I: 1900 to 1920.
6: The Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression: 1920 to 1939.
7: World War II and the Forties: 1939 to 1949.
8: The Civil Rights Era: 1950 to 1969.
9: A Changing Community: 1970 to 1989.
10: Hispanic America Today: 1990 to the Present.
Photo Credits.