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    The And Puerto Rico

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    Puerto Rico is an archipelago that is currently a territory of the United States of America with its official name being, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; however, it is often referred to by Puerto Ricans as Borinquen, a term derived from the name given to the island by its original Taíno natives, Borikén. The Taíno natives were the last group of people to live on the island unphased by the outside world and are also the most well known pre-columbian settlement of Borinquen due to the greater number

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    Puerto Rico

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    divided into are physical, historical, cultural, and commercial. Puerto Rico is a beautiful location with even more beautiful attractions. The attractions in Puerto Rico range from its beautiful beaches to historic sites to old and famous towns. Puerto Rico is a never ending tourist attractions with all of its places to visit. El Yunque National Forest Waterfalls - Hiking/natural tourism This location is one that is held sacred by the Puerto Rican locals. According to ancient Indian legend, the good spirit

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    Puerto Rico Territory

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    how Puerto Rico became a territory? Several historians believe that Puerto Rico was made a US Territory by The Foraker Act of 1900. Other historians say that The Jones-Shafroth Act of 1917 made it a US Territory. Some might also say it was World War I. This essay will tell you about, Puerto Rico, all three things, and also which one is truly correct. Before starting to truly explain things, let me explain how this whole thing started. At the beginning is how Puerto Rico was discovered. Puerto Rico

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    Puerto Rico Statehood

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    Puerto Rico Statehood Composition 2 (11 am) Decmeber-02-2010 Formal Outline Topic: Puerto Rico Statehood Purpose: To encourage the US and Puerto Rican government to for more interest for Puerto Rico statehood. Thesis: As an American I feel our government needs to make more progress, and give more encouragement to Puerto Rico to become a state though education, and social learning. Introduction: Body: I Economics: A: Underemployment B: Taxes Incentives C: Effects on the economy II Political:

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    President Truman was an indication that Puerto Ricans would use any necessary means to gain independence. Puerto Rico has been a territory of the United States for almost a century. The citizens of Puerto Rico have always had different views on whether they want independence or greater autonomy. The following essay will focus on the commonwealth status of Puerto Rico and the attempted assassination of President Truman. The commonwealth status of Puerto Rico between the 1950-1952 was with limited

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    Puerto Rico Imperialism

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    international perception of Puerto Rico as an American colony a failed economy or a misunderstood predicament of colonization Since the end of the Spanish-American War in 1898 the United States has proclaim the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico under United States territory. Spain handed Puerto Rico over to the United States as spoil of war and to liquidate its war debts. To this day, the political, economic, and cultural impact of the occupation and subsequent" annexation" of Puerto Rico as an unincorporated

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    Trip To Puerto Rico

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    This J-term trip to Puerto Rico has been one of the best experiences of my life. I have encountered so many incredible people that have made an impact in my life all in ten days’ time. I have seen so many unique and beautiful places that have made me fall in love with Puerto Rico. Being able to see the East and West coast sides of the island allowed me to have a better understanding of the culture and ethnicity of the people. Although Puerto Rico is poorer than any U.S state, it has cultural practices

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    Puerto Rico Narrative

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    where me and my family took a roundtrip to Puerto Rico, to visit my father’s side of the family. As I’m walking out of the airplane, and into the airport, I hear these noises “Koki, Koki, Koki”, in a repetitive melody. I start wondering “what is that noise” and “where is it coming from”, and behold, it is a small frog. That was the first thing I noticed once I stepped inside Puerto Rico’s airport. But why did my family and I book a trip to Puerto Rico? To see frogs? Certainly not. My family is very

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    on invading Puerto Rico and driving out Spain's rulers, Puerto Ricans welcomed the North Americans to their home. (To view an in-progress work dealing with the Spanish-American War from a pro-colonial expansion point of view, visit this site/ For an objective historical account view this site). The Puerto Ricans were tired of not having a voice in politics and government and with the knowledge that America was a democracy, there was hope that this status quo would change. Although Puerto Ricans felt

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    The Issue Of Puerto Rico

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    Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States since 1898 and in order to change that status citizens of the territory must vote in a plebiscite, a special referendum. The three options available to choose from were to become a state, to remain a territory, or to become an independent nation (Martin). In the November 6, 2012 plebiscite held in Puerto Rico, 54% of the population said that do not like the current commonwealth status of the island (Alexandrino). The next question offered to the population

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