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Biography of the Spanish Language: Spanish in America (Spanish)

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Spanish is the second most common language in the United States after English. Examines the influence of Mexican culture in the United States and the debate in Mexico about the Anglicization of Spanish. Mexico's multicultural heritage is explored, along with the pervasiveness of Spanish today.

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