Latinos became part of the American system

From 1836 to 1914 over 13 million people immigrated to the United States(many latinos). Puerto Ricans and Cubans will arrive along the trade rooms that brought tobacco, coffee and sugar into the US. As the new century dawn, many more Latinos would venture North from places linked to America by trade or taken by conquest. The huge Latino presence in the United States is a direct result of the nation territorial expansion. Tens of thousands would come from Puerto Rico. An island torn by war in 1898. They would build a community that in time would see more Puerto Ricans in New York than on the island itself. Nearly one … Read More

Latinos in America

Latinos are part of a group that is growing faster than all other groups (50% since 1990) and expected to continue grow rapidly because high immigration, fertility rates, the youthfulness current population. Classified as “hispanic,” The Latinos are members of a very diverse group, in terms of socioeconomic positions, religions, racial classifications and national origins. Latino? Hispanic? Spanish speaker? Native born? When it comes to describing Latino identity in the United States today, the one common thread is its sheer diversity. Indeed, in 2014, the Hispanic population in the United States reached a high of 55.4 million, or 17.4% of the total U.S. population. Native-born Hispanics are now the driving … Read More