Download PDF by Javier A. Galván: Culture and customs of Puerto Rico

By Javier A. Galván

ISBN-10: 0313351201

ISBN-13: 9780313351204

From the writer: This interesting addition to the tradition and Customs of Latin the USA and the Caribbean sequence offers readers with an all-encompassing examine modern existence in Puerto Rico. Having constantly been less than the watchful eyes of alternative colonies and international locations, Puerto Rico's personal customs and traditions have controlled to flourish through the a while, culturally uniting what's a politically divided island. In Read more...

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S. Congress reviewed the issue in 1940 and 1952 but made no changes to the legislation. S. citizenship. In the case of Puerto Rico, the Jones Act provided its people with statutory, and not constitutional, citizenship. The latter is conferred on people born in any of the fifty states. S. S. citizen. This citizenship benefit can be revoked if Congress decides to do so. It should be highlighted that a congressional decision would not revoke the citizenship of people who already have it, but would apply to people born in Puerto Rico after the legal decision was made.

New York: Grolier, 2000. Delano, Jack. Puerto Rico M´ıo: Four Decades of Change. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. Fradin, Dennis Brindell. Puerto Rico. Danbury, CT: Children’s Press, 1995. George, Linda, and Charles George. Luis Mu˜noz Mar´ın. Danbury, CT: Children’s Press, 1999. 18 CULTURE AND CUSTOMS OF PUERTO RICO Harlan, Judith. Puerto Rico: Deciding Its Future. New York: Twenty-first Century Books, 1996. Jim´enez de Wagenheim, Olga. Puerto Rico’s Revolt for Independence: El Grito de Lares.

Dollar was established as the only accepted currency. All local forms of government were dissolved. The entire spectrum of economic activity came under the control of the military governor, and all existing presses for books and newspapers were ordered to close business operations. S. Congress to place a high tariff on Puerto Rican products to make them less attractive for Americans to purchase. As a result, most of the island’s agricultural products, such as sugar, coffee, and tobacco, lost potential buyers and THE CONTEXT 11 created an even higher level of unemployment on the island.

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