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1970s to 1980s (Hispanic America) by Richard Worth PDF

By Richard Worth

ISBN-10: 0761441786

ISBN-13: 9780761441786

ISBN-10: 0761446249

ISBN-13: 9780761446248

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

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Castro believed it made more sense to let his opposition leave the island rather than watch them continue to stir up trouble in Cuba. When the exiles in Florida heard of Castro’s decision, they sent hundreds of boats to Mariel, a port on the Cuban coast, where the Cuban refugees were assembled. An estimated two 1970 S TO 44 1980 S Cuban refugees wait aboard a boat at the port of Mariel, Cuba, bound for Key West, Florida. thousand boats helped evacuate Cubans from the island. Some of these vessels were leaky, and they began to sink as they left the island.

Author Roberto Suro wrote, “The one great difference between Puerto Ricans and today’s Latin immigrants is that Puerto Ricans are American citizens by birth. ” C H A N G E S I N T H E 1980 S Conditions among Puerto Rican immigrants slowly improved during the 1980s. Some simply left the East Coast and returned to their island homeland. Among them was a man named Jimmy Pabón, who had immigrated to East Harlem in the 1950s and had opened a restaurant. When the barrio declined, Pabón sold his business and went back to Puerto Rico.

But improvements in New York City schools happened very slowly during the rest of the decade. In addition, Puerto Rican children encountered racism among Anglos. While some Puerto Ricans had white skin, many others had dark skin. Author Roberto Suro wrote, “The one great difference between Puerto Ricans and today’s Latin immigrants is that Puerto Ricans are American citizens by birth. ” C H A N G E S I N T H E 1980 S Conditions among Puerto Rican immigrants slowly improved during the 1980s. Some simply left the East Coast and returned to their island homeland.

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