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Hispanics in the USA

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Transcript of Hispanics in the USA

Hispanics
Sources
http://www.imdb.com/list/ls000020393/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Hispanic_and_Latino_Americans
http://usa.usembassy.de/society-hispanics.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spain%E2%80%93United_States_relations#Spain_and_the_American_Revolution
http://www.pbs.org/latino-americans/en/timeline/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latin_American_music_in_the_United_States
http://dance.lovetoknow.com/Types_of_Latin_Dances
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_the_United_States
Actress
Ecuadorian roots
Jessica Alba
Mexican, Danish, French-Canadian roots
Cameron Diaz
Cubanian, Indian, German roots
Eva Longoria
Mexican roots
Selena Gomez
Italian, Mexican roots
Penélope Cruz
Spanish roots
5.3 Painter
Pablo Picasso
Spanish roots
Salvador Dali
Spanish roots
Frida Kahlo
Mexican roots
Diego Rivera
Mexican roots
5.4 Others
Oscar De La Hoya
Mexican roots
George Lopez
Mexican roots
Structure
1. General Facts About Hispanics
2. History
- 2.1 Spanish Expeditions
- 2.2 Colonization/Governance
- 2.3 Spanish-American War
- 2.4 20th And 21st Century
Summary
3. Distribution In The USA
- 3.1 US Hispanic Population And Projections
in the USA
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The
Cameron Diaz
Indian, German roots
Selena Gomez
Italian, Mexican roots
5.2 Actress
Mexican, Danish,
French-Canadian roots
1. General Facts About
Hispanics
group of people who
3. Distribution Of Hispanics In The USA
- were born in Spanish-speaking countries
- trace ancestry to Spain/ Spanish territories

latest, most recent, fastest growing group in U.S.
2. Historical Background
Summary
1513
: Juan Ponce de León (Spanish conquistador) discovered
Florida
1530s
: Spanish people reach
- Appalachian Mountains - Mississippi River
- Grand Canyon - Great Plains
2.1 Spanish Expeditions
1540
: Hernando de Soto (Spanish explorer and conquistador) made developing expeditions in
- Georgia - The Carolinas - Tennessee
- Alabama - Mississippi - Arkansas - Oklahoma - Texas - Louisiana
2.2 Colonization/Governance
1770s
: European settlements established in California
1819
: Adams–Onís Treaty
- Florida = part of USA
- Texas = part of New Spain (now Mexico)
increasing tensions between USA & Spain
2.3 The Spanish-American War
1598
: settlements of Spanish people in New Mexico
1691
: first Spanish province in Texas

4. Cultural Influences
- 4.1 Music
- 4.2 Language
- 4.3 Dance
- 4.4 Food
5. Famous Hispanics
- 5.1 Singer
- 5.2 Actress
- 5.3 Painter
- 5.4 Others
6. Sources
flashpoint
: explosion in Havana destroyed U.S. battleship


- almost 300 killed people abroad
yellow press
increased tensions between Spain and Cuba in creating stories to enhance dramatic effect
after 13 weeks =
end of war
- Spanish colonies like
Cuba, Puerto Rico, Phillipines, Guam
now part of U.S.
Spanish expeditions
(beginning of 16th century)
first exploration of
American territory
first settlements by Spanish
(end of 16th century)
first tensions between USA and Spain
Spanish-American War
(1898)
winning of Spanish territories by Americans
2.4 Hispanics During The
20th And 21st Century
notable increases of Hispanic
immigration to USA
1988
: because of their historical
contributions
National Hispanic Heritage Month
during 20th/21st century
introduction of National Hispanic Heritage Month
earlier: National Hispanic Heritage Week
5. Famous Hispanics
Cultural
Influences
4.1 Music
4.2 Language
4.3 Dance
4.4 Food
Ritchie Valens - La Bamba
3.1
4.
1914
: first jazz song by Hispanic
1930s
: introduction of mambo, rumba & chachachá
1950s
: introduction of rhythm & blues, folk & rock 'n' roll
1940s
: introduction of calypso (Afro-Caribbean music)
second most spoken language in USA
45 million inhabitants speak Spanish
despite of Adams-Onís Treaty
some Spanish settlers continued speak Spanish
America also won Spanish territories like Mexico, California, Arizona, etc.
inhabitants continued speaking Spanish
more than in whole Spain
Spanish
language
Mexican
burrito
maracuyá
guava
mango
tortilla chips & salsa
empenadas
Cuban
café con leche
Lebanese, Colombian, Spanish roots
Shakira
Jennifer Lopez
Puerto Rican roots
Enrique Iglesias
5.1 Singer
Spanish roots
Christina Aguilera
Cha-cha-cha
Tango Argentino
paso doble = 'double step'
arised in 19th century
Spanish dance related to Hispanic dances
Paso Doble
Ecuadorian roots
originated: end of 19th century in Buenos Aires quickly became international
1953 arised in Cuba
relates to Hispanic dances
30-32 strokes in one minute
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