Name ____________________________
Date ________________________
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Puerto Rico USA - Review Questions

 

Fill in the blanks. Twenty answers.

 

1. On July 25th, _________(year) the United States invaded Puerto Rico through the port of ______________________.

2. United States obtained Puerto Rico at the signing of the Treaty of _________________ after the _______________________________ War in __________ (year).

3. The __________________ law in _______ (year), established a civil government headed by appointed _________________.

4. The Ley Foraker also established the post of Resident ______________________, giving Puerto Ricans a non voting representative in the U.S. Congress.

5. In 1917 the __________________(name of law) granted Puerto Ricans American citizenship.

6. In ______ (year) Puerto Rico became a Commonwealth of the United States.

7. Puerto Rico is run by an elected _______________ and an elected ____________ with two houses, the __________ and the ____________________________.

8. ______________ is the native language but many people speak __________ as well.

9. The army's _________________________ Division, was made up solely of Puerto Ricans.

10. Puerto Ricans are ___________________ citizens.

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Answers:
1. 1898; Guanica
2. Paris; Spanish-American; 1898
3. Foraker; 1900; governor
4. Commissioner
5. Jones Law or Ley Jones
6. 1952
7. governor; Congress; Senate; House of Representatives
8. Spanish; English
9. 65th Infantry
10. American