ERIC Number: ED361132
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Hispanics in U.S. History. Volume 1: Through 1865. Volume 2: 1865 to the Present. The Newcomers Series.
de Varona, Frank; And Others
Each of these two textbooks on Hispanic-American history contains 4 units divided into 20 chapters. Each chapter includes an overarching question; text; reading comprehension questions; study tips; an activity involving geography skills, links between past and present, or daily life; an activity involving arts and technology or using primary sources; a short biography; and questions for critical thinking. Volume 1 units cover: (1) Spain and the New World, Spanish explorers in North America, conquest of Mexico and Peru, and Spanish colonies; (2) the settlement of La Florida, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, and California; (3) Spanish gain and loss of Louisiana, 18th-century Spanish explorers, Spanish heroes in the American Revolution, and daily life in Spanish America; and (4) U.S. acquisition of Florida, independence of Mexico, independence of Texas, the Mexican War, and Hispanics in the Civil War. Volume 2 units cover: (1) post-Civil War, the Spanish-American War, Hispanic immigration, and World War I; (2) the Great Depression, World War II, progress after World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam Wars; (3) the civil rights movement, Cuba and the Dominican Republic, and contributions and present status of Puerto Ricans, Mexican-Americans, Cuban-Americans, and other Hispanics; and (4) Hispanic-Americans in public life, including business and labor, politics, federal government, arts, sports, and science and technology. Each volume contains an index, a glossary, timelines, maps, graphs, and many photographs. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian History, Answer Keys, Hispanic American Culture, Hispanic Americans, History Instruction, History Textbooks, Latin American History, Map Skills, Mexican American History, Secondary Education, United States History, Units of Study
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
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Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico; United States