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By Steven Otfinoski

ISBN-10: 0761441808

ISBN-13: 9780761441809

ISBN-10: 0761446257

ISBN-13: 9780761446255

The Hispanic the US sequence takes readers on a trip to a spot that used to be referred to as the recent international.

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Fortyone of the men, women, and children drowned as the agents stood by and watched. Castro called the tragedy an accident, but much of the world condemned the action. Since the fall of communism in Eastern Europe a few years earlier, Castro’s Cuba had become more and more isolated. Without the powerful support of the Soviet Union, Cuba’s economy began to fail. Tighter American trade embargoes on Cuba only worsened the situation. Castro allowed the 1994 exodus in order to gain himself some goodwill.

That might be a slight exaggeration, but this parade is one of the biggest events in the life of this teeming city. It attracts more than 80,000 participants and about two million spectators. The fifty-first parade was held on June 8, 2008, with Rivera serving as its grand marshall. Previous parade leaders have included Puerto Rican singers Marc Anthony and Ricky Martin. The parade route passes up Fifth Avenue from Forty-fourth to Eighty-sixth Streets. It includes colorful floats, marching bands, entertainers and musicians.

S. House of Representatives as a representative of Brooklyn, one of New York City’s five boroughs. As of 2008, she was serving her eighth term in Congress. New York City is also home to the largest community of Dominicans in the United States and the largest urban population of South American residents. THE BIG THREE 31 Nydia Velazquez was the first Puerto Rican woman elected to the House of Representatives. T HE I M MIGR A T ION CHAPTER THREE Q U ES T ION M AY DAY 2006, TRADITIONALLY A DAY TO honor workers, was a landmark in the history of labor protests in the United States.

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