Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY, CEN_248
Schedule of departures and arrivals for weekly steamship service between New York City and Puerto Rico, in Spanish, n.d.
What purpose does this document serve?
Why would people ride on a steamship to a destination?
What do you think life would be like on one of these steamships?
How long did it take for a ship to get from San Juan to New York?
What other city did the steamship line go to from San Juan?
How many different ships traveled between New York and San Juan?
What happened to the ships in the Porto Rico Line during World Wars I and II?
Research how many people travel between Puerto Rico and New York each year. What is the preferred method of travel today?
English Language Arts: Create a newspaper article from a San Juan newspaper following either attack. Research further details and be sure to write the article for the proper audience.
Foreign Language/ESL: Translate the document into English.
Math: How fast does the ship have to go to keep to this schedule?