The island has been a territory ever since. The people of Puerto Rico are natural born US citizens and are governed by a constitution. It is the most populated of all US territories. Its form of currency is the US dollar and has a population of 3.548 million. Reasons Puerto Rico might not become a state is because 41% of its people live in poverty.
Details and examples III. Conclusion a. Summary of main points Living in Dominican Republic vs living in Haiti Important researches about the history of the Caribbean shows significant geographical information about the second largest island in the Caribbean also known as the Hispaniola, which contains two separate countries; Dominican Republic and Haiti. This two countries are similar in several ways; for example, both share an impressive history about their colonialism and slavery. Even
The status of Puerto Rico as a United States territory places the residents in a figurative state of limbo, and the United States should do something to make a change. Puerto Rico has barely experienced any independence throughout their years as a country, colony, and later a territory. The small island was once a colony of Spain, along with its neighbor
Puerto Rico received U.S. citizenship in 1917 and finally became a commonwealth in 1952. Puerto Rico is fully supported by the U.S. but the people do not have the same rights as the people from America, such as the voting right but they are allowed to fight in the U.S. military. Some of the pros of Puerto Rico becoming a U.S. state are that it would improve the quality of life for Puerto Ricans, most of them live under the
What is the issue between Haiti and the Dominican Republic? In the past years, problems between Haitians and Dominicans have reached an all new high. Haiti and Dominican Republic are two countries that coexist on the same island, with a fake line dividing the two. By “fake line”, I mean in actuality Haitians and Dominicans are not really separate individuals in the fact that both groups of people have the same history and come from the same place. The main problem is some Dominicans do not accept this fact.
Haitian Vs Americans Culture According to Samuel Lagerlof “Culture is what remains when that which has been learned is entirely forgotten” (as cited in Usunied,1996, p.94). Every single country in the world possesses his own culture no culture is more important than another. They’re just different. However, Haiti’s culture differs from the United States in three major points; Values, religion, and norms.
The pursuit of social justice is a core social work value. Social workers advocate social justice for equality by participating in activities that are injustices. Every person is an individual that has many identities. Social justices issues is on social group identities, or socialization which is the way people are categorized in a society based in their characteristics, such as race, gender, religion, age, and social economic class. Everyone should have equal opportunities and values with respect. However, that is not the case. Rather appreciating social differences, we are socializae with some social identities being better than others. All social groups experience some sort of privilege and oppression. “Privilege exists when one groups has something of
Conclusion = Summary of important facts reviewed during the main points of the speech • Puerto Rico took a break from Spain in 1898 claiming some independence • United States did not hesitate to step in and kick Spain out • Years later the US and PR were engaged under the Jones Act making. No wedding date has been set. 8.
Even though the immigrant experience of all Latinos is essentially different due to different circumstances, it is clear to see that many Latino communities keep their traditions and cultural values are deep ingrained in their communities. This, defines the Latino experience in the United States because it allows them to create a new life in the US while at the same time keeping bits of their cultures. Two Latino communities that are a good example of this are the Mexican and Puerto Rican communities in the US. What’s makes these two communities different from other Latino communities is the fact that these two countries have a long history with the United States. Thus, it is no surprise that there were many Mexicans and Puerto Ricans living in the US long before any other Latinos decided to establish as communities in this country.
Puerto Rico, an unincorporated island of the United States, have their own set of cultural beliefs. The foundation of the Puerto Rican structure is family. The word “familismo” is a Puerto Rican word that means close family connections, and it emphasizes the concern for the well-being of the family (Maria de Lourdes B. Serpa, Ed. D, 2005). Although I was born in the United States, my family is from Puerto Rico (Kay, 2018).
Allison Yi 10/17/16 10th Grade Global History Period 7 Introduction: Revolutions were significant events in history that dramatically affected the rights of the inhabitants. The Latin American revolution as well as the Haitian revolution were led to gain independence from the colonial power of France, Spain, and Portugal. The Latin American revolution led by Simon Bolivar and the Haitian Revolution have both similarities and differences as they both started due to the want for political, economic and social changes. BP1 Topic Sentence: The Latin American and Haitian revolution were both started due to the want for social change because of the inhumane treatment they were receiving.
The United States has had an ongoing embargo with Cuba. An embargo is when there is a ban against a trade from a particular country. The United States has imposed it upon Cuba. This happened on October 19th, 1960, signed by John F. Kennedy. The US placed an embargo on Cuba except for food and medicine. On February 7th, 1962 it was extended in which the embargo included all items and imports. American citizens weren’t even able to do business with Cuba. Although there may be many difference or similarities, the United States has had an ongoing embargo with Cuba, President Obama wants to lift the embargo and open relations with Cuba and Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's both has views on opening trade with Cuba.
After becoming dependent on other failing nations to acquire the essentials for our country to become adequate, Cuba is stuck leading a nation to continued suffering. How are we, the citizens of Cuba, supposed to willing let corrupt leaders take advantage of us? We demand the right to free speech without punishment. We deserve the right to a fair trial. We require our basic human rights to be met.
The state of Florida houses 77% of the Cuban population within the United States, the city of Miami containing the largest number. (www.census.gov) B) Distribution: The racial distribution of Miami is characterized by segregation and racial isolation, both by choice and by force. This segregation can most simply be organized into white suburbs, hispanic
Hello you are now about to hear about this amazing,wonderful island called the Dominican Republic.This beautiful island is welcome to many people all around the world and is a popular tourist attraction till this day.Many people like to visit the romantic sites and the outstanding beaches in the area.A majority of the tropical fruits and the tropical birds live there.Most of the food they eat there is seafood because they live in the Caribbean Islands.Stay tuned to find out more about the wonderful Dominican Republic.