Student Almanac of Hispanic American History [2 volumes]

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A major influence on both North and South America from the time of Columbus' arrival in 1492, Hispanics helped to shape the United States as it grew from 13 colonies to the 50 states we know today. This two-volume set traces the history of Hispanic Americans from their earliest history to their continuing contributions to our country today. After an introduction to each chapter, A-Z entries identify people, places, events, and terms for an in-depth look at all things ...

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Overview

A major influence on both North and South America from the time of Columbus' arrival in 1492, Hispanics helped to shape the United States as it grew from 13 colonies to the 50 states we know today. This two-volume set traces the history of Hispanic Americans from their earliest history to their continuing contributions to our country today. After an introduction to each chapter, A-Z entries identify people, places, events, and terms for an in-depth look at all things Hispanic-American.

Volume 1: From European Contact to the U.S.-Mexican War, Prehistory-1848

Volume 2: From the California Gold Rush to Today, 1949-Present

Uses primary source documents, maps, charts, and statistics to trace the history and contributions of Hispanic Americans from their first travels across the Atlantic to the present day.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313326059
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/30/2003
  • Edition description: Student
  • Pages: 146
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME ONE

Introduction

The Roots of Hispanic America: Spain, Africa, and Native America, Prehistory to 1491

The Spanish Empire: Spain in the Americas, 1492-1775

La Independencia: Independence in Hispanic America, 1776-1823

Manifest Destiny: The Texan Revolution and the U.S.-Mexican War, 1824-1848

Glossary

For More Information

Bibliography

Index

VOLUME TWO

Introduction

Westward and Southward: Hispanic Americans and U.S. Expansion, 1849-1898

Troubled Times: Hispanic Americans in World Wars and Depression, 1899-1945

La Causa: Hispanic Americans and Civil Rights, 1946-1975

Hispanic America Today, 1976-present

Glossary

For More Information

Bibliography

Index

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