The short-handled hoe brings back memories of back-breaking labor for generations of Mexican and
Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Reviewed Websites, Reference Materials
Date Posted: 1/5/2011
The lure of economic opportunity and political freedom in the 20th century enticed many Caribbean people to attempt the risky journey to the United States aboard rafts and other flimsy vessels. Those arriving from communist Cuba were generally given refugee status and allowed to stay, while most from Haiti and other impoverished areas were returned.