Hispanic American History follows the timeline of this proud and ethnically diverse culture. This title discusses conflicts arising from the throwing off of Spanish colonial rule and the loss of land to the United States. Major conflicts such as the Spanish-American War and the Mexican-American War are introduced. The book also includes key figures such as Simon Bolivar, Miguel Hidalgo, Vicente Guerrero, Santa Anna, and David Glasgow Farragut. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.