By Roger E Hernandez
The Hispanic the US sequence takes readers on a trip to a spot that used to be known as the hot international.
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On the other hand, Tampa’s Cubans had unpleasant memories of being ruled by Spain with little say in the governing of their own country. So there was tension in town as the 1900s began. Eventually Tampeños, as the Spanish-speakers of Tampa called themselves, tried to forget past differences and to make economic progress. THRIVING TAMPA 29 A Cuban dance club photo from 1912 shows that immigrants had enough time and money at that time to devote some of it to cultural activities. THE BOOM YEARS Making cigars was the most important economic activity in town.
The population there continued to grow—to nearly 684,000 by 1930, the census said. By then large numbers of Mexican immigrants were also moving to California. Salaries were higher there. 25 in California. The most popular California destination was Los Angeles, where employers developed agencies to recruit Mexican workers. Overall, Los Angeles had grown spectacularly. In 1890, it was a middle-size town of 50,000 inhabitants. 2 million in the entire metropolitan area. The Mexican population also grew, from 20,000 in 1920 to 97,000 in 1930.
City dwellers suffered, too. “Owners of small commercial enterprises, artisans, and professional persons were severely harmed by the depression,” the same report says. -born people who were forced to leave only knew life in the United States. They felt like foreigners in Mexico. Children in Mexico teased American-born children. “They were not allowed to forget that they had been rejected—kicked out—by the land of their birth, and were actually kids without a homeland,” wrote Balderrama and Rodríguez.
1898 to World War II (Hispanic America) by Roger E Hernandez