Compare and Contrast: Puerto Rico vs United States

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Are there differences between living in Puerto Rico and living in the United States? I believe that there are big differences. I came to the United States when I was five years old. I then moved to Philadelphia for one year, lived in Georgia for six years, and now I am currently living in Maryland. I always go back to Puerto Rico to visit my family. I love it there. I like living in the United States but there are many things that differ such as the location itself, people and the schools. Puerto Rico is a beautiful place. The sun is always shining and the temperature does not go below eighty degrees Fahrenheit. If you run out of something like sugar or salt, you can always knock on your neighbor’s door and they will be happy to help you …show more content…

You can eat at American restaurants in both places. As well as eating Spanish food. Puerto Ricans are born citizens of the United States. There are no green cards or visas required. In P.R., you can drink and gamble at the age of eighteen. Sales tax is seven percent and they do not pay federal income tax. Most schools in the U.S. do not require uniforms to be worn. It is the opposite in Puerto Rico. Uniforms are worn all throughout high school. Students

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