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Discussion 4: The New Latinos
Watch PBS Documentary The New Latinos (Links to an external site.)episode 4

Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic that stretches from the post-World War II years into the early 1960s as the new arrivals seek economic opportunities.

Post a response to The New Latinos of at least 300 words (80%) credit:

Give a summary of the documentary, who what? when? where? (20%)

Give your critical and personal reaction to the film. (20%)

Discuss what aspects of 20th-century Latin American studies are illustrated by the movie? What business did the Cap? family start? What role did Cuban exiles play in the economic development of Miami? Back up your argument with examples. (20%)

Do not forget to proofread your post for grammar, punctuation, and verb agreement. Use the spell checker! (20%)

Discussion 3: War and Peace
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Watch the PBS Documentary War and Peace (Links to an external site.)

Moves into the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands ? but still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights back in the United States.

Post a response to War and Peace of at least 300 words (80%) credit:

Give a summary of episode 3, War and Peace: who? what? when? where? (20%)

Give your critical and personal reaction to the documentary. (20%)

Discuss who were some of the Hispanics who served in the war with distinction? What kinds of challenges did they face back home? Back up your argument with examples. (20%)

Do not forget to proofread your post for grammar, punctuation, and verb agreement. Use the spell checker! (20%)

Discussion 2: Empire of Dreams
71

Watch PBS Documentary Episode 2, Empire of Dreams (Links to an external site.)

Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of people that began in 1880 and continues into the 1940s, as Cubans, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build strong Latino-American communities in South Florida, Los Angeles, and New York

Post a response to PBS Documentary, Episode 2, Empire of Dreams of at least 300 words (80%) credit:

Give a summary of Episode 2: who? what? when? where? (20%)

Give your critical and personal reaction to the documentary. (20%)

Discuss what are some of the different aspects and circumstances of various Hispanic demographic groups seeking a new life in the United States? How do Cubans differ from Mexicans? What is the unique position of Puerto Ricans in terms of immigration to the United States? What role does U.S. labor markets and economics play? Back up your argument with examples. (20%)

Do not forget to proofread your post for grammar, punctuation, and verb agreement. Use the spell checker! (20%)

Discussion 4: The New Latinos
59
Watch PBS Documentary The New Latinos (Links to an external site.)episode 4
Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic that stretches from the post-World War II years into the early 1960s as the new arrivals seek economic opportunities.
Post a response to The New Latinos of at least 300 words (80%) credit:
1.Give a summary of the documentary, who what? when? where? (20%)
2.Give your critical and personal reaction to the film. (20%)
3.Discuss what aspects of 20th century Latin American studies are illustrated by the movie? What business did the Cap? family start? What role did Cuban exiles play in the economic development of Miami? Back up your argument with examples. (20%)
4.Do not forget to proof read your post for grammar, punctuation and verb agreement. Use the spell checker! (20%)

Discussion 3: War and Peace
70
Watch the PBS Documentary War and Peace (Links to an external site.)
Moves into the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands ? but still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights back in the United States.
Post a response to War and Peace of at least 300 words (80%) credit:
1.Give a summary of episode 3, War and Peace: who? what? when? where? (20%)
2.Give your critical and personal reaction to the documentary. (20%)
3.Discuss who were some of the Hispanics who served in the war with distinction? What kinds of challenges did they face back home? Back up your argument with examples. (20%)
4.Do not forget to proofread your post for grammar, punctuation and verb agreement. Use the spell checker! (20%)

Discussion 2: Empire of Dreams
71
Watch PBS Documentary Episode 2, Empire of Dreams (Links to an external site.)
Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of people that began in 1880 and continues into the 1940s, as Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build strong Latino-American communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York
Post a response to PBS Documentary, Episode 2, Empire of Dreams of at least 300 words (80%) credit:
1.Give a summary of Episode 2: who? what? when? where? (20%)
2.Give your critical and personal reaction to the documentary. (20%)
3.Discuss what are some of the different aspects and circumstance of various Hispanic demographic groups seeking a new life in the United States? How do Cubans differ from Mexicans? What is the unique position of Puerto Ricans in terms of immigration to the United States? What role does U.S. labor markets and economics play? Back up your argument with examples. (20%)
4.Do not forget to proofread your post for grammar, punctuation and verb agreement. Use the spell checker! (20%)