Spanish Influence on the U.S.A.
IB Spanish Ab Initio - Culture Research
- Christopher Columbus (Cristobal Colon) - from Spain
- Compulsory classes in American school
- Official (with English) Language of Southern American States
1 in every 6 adults ... 1 in every 4 children.
9.7 million Hispanic citizens voting in the 2008 election.
16,3% of population
50.5 milion Hispanic living in the USA.
35 million Spanish speaking U.S. residents.
56% of the population growth (From 2000-2010)
Only Mexico has a larger Hispanic Population
Place Names of Spanish origin
Cities: Valdez, AK; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; San Diego, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Santa Fe, NM; Amarillo, TX; La Jolla, CA; Pueblo, CO; El Paso, TX; Laredo, TX; Nogales, AZ; Monterey, CA; Chula Vista, CA: Boca Raton, FL ...