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A History of Hispanic Achievement in America: Hispanics Become United States Citizens

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Throughout U.S. history, Hispanics have contributed and achieved in building the West, in medicine and science, in entertainment, journalism, business, education, civil rights, politics, in sports, and more. Highlights the treaty Guadalupe Hidalgo ceding from Mexican Southwest to the United States, Joaquin Murieta becoming the inspiration for the Cisco Kid and Zorro, Francisco Ramirez founding the first Spanish language newspaper in Los Angeles, Indian Fighter Rafael Chacon and Kit Carson defeating the Navajo, Hispanics distinguishing themselves in the American Civil War, David Farragut becoming the First Admiral in the U.S. Navy, and Mexican vaqueros beginning the American cowboy tradition.

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Runtime: 28 minutes 13 seconds

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