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Puerto Rico

Ms. Espinal project #1 Period 1

Bianca Rivera

on 5 February 2013

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Les Presento Puerto Rico The Puerto Rican flag was first used on December 22, 1895 during a meeting which advocated independence for Puerto Rico and Cuba from Spanish rule

-The white star stands for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

-The three sides of the equilateral triangle represent the three branches of the Republican government

-The three red strips symbolize blood

-The two white stripes symbolize the rights of man and the freedom of the individual

-The Puerto Rican flag was adopted in July 25, 1952 Fun Fact
The coqui is the native frog of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico uses US dollars. Baseball is a popular sport in Puerto Rico Known as the Mosquito Bay; the world's largest and brightest bay is a sight to see. The luminescence is caused by micro-organisms which glow leaving a trail of neon blue. La Fortaleza was the first fortification built in San Juan harbor. Constructed between 1533 and 1540, the original fort consisted of a circular tower and four massive stone walls. It is now the official mansion of Puerto Rico's governor Castillo de San Felipe del Morro The Castillo de San Felipe del Morro, (more commonly known as El Morro) is Old San Juan's most recognizable landmark. For over 400 years, it has protected San Juan and the shipping route from the New World to the Old. Located at the most northwestern point in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Bio luminescent Bay La Fortaleza La capital es San Juan National Forest is a forest located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It is the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System El Yunque Boxing is also popular Carlos Beltran Jorge Pasada Miguel Cotto Felix Trinidad Las comidas populares son . . Lechón Arroz con gandules Pasteles Celebrations/Holidays Three kings day
-celebrates the Three Wise Men visit to see the newborn Christ San Sebastián Festival

Held in the third week of January, this festival is one enormous outdoor party, and one of the biggest celebrations in San Juan. Famous People Jennifer Lopez
singer & actress Don Omar
Artist Carmelo Anthony
Puerto Rican father
Basketball player Lala Anthony
Puerto Rican mother
T.V. personality El presidente es Obama La población de Puerto Rico es 3,706,690 millones de personas. As of 2010, Puerto Ricans compose the second largest Latino group in the United States with a total population of 4.6 million Los colores de la bandera son azul, rojo y blanco. El clima de Puerto Rico es tropical. La religión primaria es católica. Los deportes y pasatiempos populares son béisbol, el boxeo, bailando y cantando. S
a Los animales que viven aquí son parrots, boas, y iguanas. http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0113949.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico http://welcome.topuertorico.org/ http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/pr.htm Me llamo Bianca Rivera y yo soy de Puerto Rico
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