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January 2018

Puerto Rican Citizenship: researching the past and present

Friday, January 19 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:00pm

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Presented by UCONN’s Archive Project Leads Jennifer Snow, Digital Scholarship/Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian and Marisol Ramos, Publishing/Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian. The United States annexed Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War of 1898…. Puerto Rico’s territorial status has not changed in more than a century.  Congress has debated upwards of 102 bills containing citizenship provisions for the island and enacted at least ten laws with citizenship provisions for Puerto Rico.  There are four different types of citizenship: a…

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