Academic Papers on Puerto Rico

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11 pages worth of well-developed essays concerning : Puerto Rico's role in the Caribbean (also its similarities & differences to other regional countries), the economic importance of coffee during the 18th century, sugar & slave labor in the 19th century, the impact of becoming a U.S. territory, trade after WW I, the Chardon Plan, the ...

A 3 page paper discussing the various conditions which were a result of the United States' involvement in the production of sugar within Cuba from 1900 to 1915. Cuba had been involved in the production of sugar for many years prior to 1900. The involvement of the United States in the early part of the ...

A 3 page examination of the controversy over whether or not Puerto Rico should become a state. The discussion focuses mainly upon the opinions of Puerto Rican natives-- who already enjoy the highest standard of living in Latin America. It is believed that Puerto Ricans would rather remain a commonwealth so as not to sacrifice ...

A 4 page research paper on the constitution and laws of Puerto Rico. The writer details provisions of the constitution, the application of U.S. federal law, and the nature of the civil laws. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper that discusses how Puerto Rico is an iconoclastic synthesis of two governments--the imposed U.S. government and the remnants of the Spanish commonwealth that were in effect at the time the U.S. assumed control of the island in 1898. The paper explores these issues in light of legislative and judiciary ...

A 7 page research paper in which the writer provides a factual account of the industrialization of Puerto Rico and its affects on lifestyle, food availability, economics and politics. This paper focus on the current status of Puerto Rico as a developing nation and reflects on Puerto Rico's conflict over its desire for independent nation-statehood. ...

This 4 page report discusses the ways in which the countries (and territory) of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico have developed in the past few decades. Each has seen a remarkable shift in its economic, political, and social base. Each of the three governments has dealt with issues in the past decade that it would have ...

A 6 page analysis of "Memoirs of Bernardo Vega: A contribution to the history of the Puerto Rican Community in New York." This work offers a comprehensive overview of Puerto Rican experience in New York City. The writer specifically addresses issues having to do with racism and prejudice. No additional sources cited.

A 7 page paper which examines the physical and psychological effects of breast cancer on women. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

( 5 pp) The mild tropical climate of Puerto Rico cloaks some of the tensions that are building on this island nation. Puerto Rico remained under Spanish rule until 1898, when , as a result of the Spanish-American War, the island was ceded to the United States in 1917. Puerto Rico remains a U.S. ...

(5 pp) The salsa is hot and the music is great, but are things really improving that much under the glitz of the Big Apple? Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The ancient civilizations of Meso America are of utmost interest to modern students of archeology, history and, or, the behavioral sciences. This 6 page essay explores the similarities and differences between these cultures in art, religion, agriculture and organization.

This 5 page paper considers FALN, a Puerto Rican terrorist group striving to free the island from US control and create an independent state, and the complex nature of the paradoxical relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This is a 5 page paper discussing Gonzalez’ and Flores’ works on Latinos in the United States. Juan Gonzalez’ “Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America” (2000) and Juan Flores’ “From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity” (2000) address several issues relating to Hispanics in the United States and in ...

9 pages in length. Family Installments is often seen as humorous and lighthearted in the way in which its author, Edward Rivera, approaches his otherwise painful subject matter. There is however, another side of his work that exerts itself just as defiantly: dealing with racial and cultural conflict between human beings. No ...

An 8 page research paper that explores the effects of US colonialism on Puerto Rico. The writer argues that an examination of Puerto Rican history demonstrates that 100 years of US domination has meant oppression and ruin for many of the people inhabiting this island. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page essay that analyzes Nuyorican Dreams, a 1999 documentary directed by Laurie Collyer, which focuses on the family of Marta Torres, an immigrant from Puerto Rico who came to New York in search of the American Dream and a better life for herself and her family, but instead found an American "nightmare" ...

This 3 page paper is a proposal to conduct a study on the entitled topic. More specifically, the issue is the overcrowding of highways and roads and the need for change. Specific questions answered in this essay include: the purpose of the study, the theoretical foundation, the research questions, how research will be conducted and ...

This 15-page paper outlines a review of literature in support of an approach for emergency preparedness of Puerto Rico when it comes to natural disasters. The paper also includes natural disaster that occur in Puerto Rico, as well as some recommendations to help spur an emergency management program. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 11 page research paper that focuses on why Puerto Rican ESL instruction has not succeeded, comparing it with Spain. This research investigates the question of why students in one Spanish-speaking country, i.e., Spain, learn English readily and why another Spanish-speaking culture, i.e., Puerto Rico, finds this task problematic and controversial. The writer also looks ...

This 6 page paper considers four groups of Hispanics living in the U.S.: Mexican-Americans, Cuban-Americans, Puerto Ricans and Latinos and aspects of each culture. Bibliography lists 9 source.

This 11 page paper discusses the difficulties in teaching English in Puerto Rico. It includes both historical and educational information. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 3 page paper that discusses this essay. A doll seems like an unlikely candidate for controversy. Yet, yet Frances Negron-Muntaner, in her essay "Barbie's Hair," describes how controversy immediately arose when the Mattel Toy Company released a Puerto Rican version of their famous Barbie doll in 1997. Communities, both in Puerto Rico and the ...

This 3 page paper discusses the Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in the U.S. with regard to their society, politics, economic standing, religion and familial standing. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page paper addresses this issue in general and in terms of Puerto Rico. The bar association is a focal point in this essay. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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