50 Events That Shaped Latino History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic, 1st Edition

  • Lilia Fernández
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  • ISBN-10: 1440837635
  • ISBN-13: 9781440837630
  • DDC: 973.0468
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 921 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

What are the historical events most key to shaping Latino culture? This book provides detailed and broad coverage of the 50 most pivotal developments across more than 500 years’ time that have shaped the Latino experience, offering primary sources, biographies of notable figures, and suggested readings for further research.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Pre-Colonial Period through Spanish Empire, 250 CE-1810.
1: Rise of Maya and Indigenous Civilizations, 250 CE-900 CE.
2: Spanish Colonization of the Americas, 1492-1898.
3: Conquest of the Mexica (Aztec) Empire, 1519-1521.
4: Pueblo Revolt of 1680.
Changing Flags, 1810-1846.
5: Latin American Independence, 1810-1898.
6: Anglo-American Colonization of Northern Mexico, 1820-1846.
7: Texas Independence, 1835-1836.
Remaking the U.S. Map, 1846-1898.
8: U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1848.
9: Cuban Wars of Independence, 1868-1898.
10: Settlement of Ybor City, 1885-1930.
11: Spanish-American War, 1898.
12: Caribbean Migration to New York City, 1870s-1920s.
Immigration, World War I, and Community Formation, 1900-1929.
13: Insular Cases, 1901-1922.
14: The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1921.
15: Texas Revolt, 1915.
16: Rise of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, 1922-1954.
Great Depression and Repatriation, 1929-1941.
17: Founding of LULAC, 1929.
18: Mexican Repatriation, 1930-1935.
19: Birth of Latin Jazz, 1930s-1940s.
20: Labor Activism during the Great Depression, 1930-1939.
World War II and Postwar Migrations, 1941-1959.
21: World War II, 1939-1945.
22: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964.
23: Mendez v. Westminster, 1945-1947.
24: Operation Bootstrap and Puerto Rican Migration, 1948-1964.
25: The Cuban Revolution, 1953-1959.
26: Destruction of Chavez Ravine, 1953-1959.
27: Hernandez v. Texas, 1954.
28: Operation Wetback, 1954.