United States

Odalys Santiago, September 25,2015

5 Facts About United States

  • On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was issued, establishing the United States of America
  • The US is the 4th largest country in the world by land area and 3rd by population
  • The most populated city in the US is New York City, followed by Los Angeles and Chicago
  • Hawaii is the most recent of the 50 states in the US (joining in 1959) and is the only one made up entirely of islands
  • Just 2.5 million people lived in the U.S.A. in 1776. Today its 314 million.

Hispanic Population

  • There are roughly about 54 million Hispanic living in the United States, approximately 17% of the U.S total population.

Artists/celebrities Hispanic roots.

City with most Latinos.

The 1st top city with most Latinos are :

  • Laredo TX , with a percentage of 94.2 Hispanic
  • Brownsville TX with a percentage of 92.5 Hispanic
  • McAllen TX with a percentage of 81.3 Hispanic.
  • El Paso TX with a percentage of 80.0 Hispanic.

States that used to be part of Mexico that are USA states now

The Mexican Cession consist of present day U.S. states of California, Nevada, Utah, most of Arizona, about half of New Mexico, about a quarter of Colorado, and a small section of Wyoming.

Hispanic typical food most often eaten in United States

Some items typical of Latin American include based dishes which are tortillas, tamales, tacos, various salsa and other condiments guacamole, pico de gallo and mole.