The World Almanac® for Kids database now has a brand-new module: Latino-American History in the U.S. An excellent history resource, this new module focuses on the story of the native and Latino contribution to the United States, particularly in regions such as the Southwest, Florida, Texas, and California. The module consists of six book-length sections on different eras of Hispanic-American history, each with a timeline and glossary as well as full-color images and maps. Fun Facts articles, videos, and bullet biographies of key people round out the module.
The six eras covered include:
- The Spanish Conquest of America: Prehistory–1775—Chapters include The First Americans, The Spanish Arrive, Settling New Mexico, International Conflicts, Into California, and more.
- Independence for Latin America: 1776–1821—Chapters include The Settlement of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Louisiana and the Spanish Empire, Texas, the Mexican Revolution, and more.
- Spanish Settlements in North America: 1822–1898—Chapters include The Texas Revolt, The Decline of the Californios, Mexican-American Life, The Spanish Caribbean, and more.
- Struggling to Become American: 1899–1940—Chapters include Seeking a Brighter Future, Settling in a New Land, Latino Culture in the United States, The Great Depression, and more.
- Fighting for American Values: 1941–1985—Chapters include Latinos and World War II, Latinos in Postwar Society, The Great Migration from Puerto Rico, A Growing Cultural Influence, and more.
- Creating a New Future: 1986 to Present—Chapters include Immigration, Education, Latinos in Government, Latinos in the Arts, Latinos in Sports, Into the Future, and more.
Latino-American History in the U.S. joins dozens of other modules in The World Almanac® for Kids, organized under a range of topic areas that make it easy to find related content.
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