Latino Americans

Episode 2: Empire of Dreams

Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of people that began in 1880 and continues into the 1940s, as Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build strong Latino-American communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York

Episode 2: Empire of Dreams

55m 46s

Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of people that began in 1880 and continues into the 1940s, as Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build strong Latino-American communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York

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    Widespread immigration to the U.S. from Latin countries begins – first with a small group from Cuba, then a larger one from Mexico. The U.S. helps liberate Cuba, and seizes Puerto Rico, in the brief Spanish American War; With the onset of the Great Depression, Immigrants encouraged in the 20s are deported en masse in the 30s.

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