Answer each of the following questions using concrete examples (dates, events, etc.) from class. Answers should be about a paragraph per question. (worth 20 points)
1.) What is the thesis or main point of Harvest of Empire? Make sure to be as comprehensive as possible and to use specific examples.
2.) Define and explain the Bracero Program. What was it? When and why did it take place? What were some of its consequences?
3.) The Cubans who emigrated right after the 1959 revolution are often called the â€œGolden Exilesâ€ because they received certain benefits upon arriving to the United States. What were these perks? Why did the US treat them differently than other Latino immigrants?
4.) This question has two parts. First, briefly summarize the waves of Puerto Rican migration to the United States. Why and when did these waves occur? Where did Puerto Ricans end up living? What sorts of jobs have they filled? Second, how has US intervention and Puerto Ricoâ€™s status as a US colony shaped Puerto Rican immigration to the US mainland?