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A History of Hispanic Achievement in America: Hispanics Become an American Minority

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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 Spanish American War, noted philosopher George Santayana publishing "The Life of Reason," United States starting its Mexican American repatriation campaign, Dennis Chavez as the first Hispanic elected to the U.S. Senate, Luis Walter Alvarez helping develop the atomic bomb, and Pancho Gonzales as the first Hispanic American superstar.

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Runtime: 27 minutes 58 seconds

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A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 1
28 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 2
28 minutes 15 seconds
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A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 3
28 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 4
28 minutes 2 seconds
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