Hofstra University Special Collections, HOF_80
Postcard advertising the documentary "Farmingville," and showing the growth of Latino populations in U.S. Cities, 2000.
Why do you think Latinos would immigrate to these cities?
Which city has the greatest increase in Latinos?
What does the author mean by “hypergrowth”?
Find the city closest to you. What percent of Latino growth has there been?
What percentage increase of Latinos has Orlando, Florida, experienced?
Choose three cities from the list and find the most recent number of Latinos living in those cities.
On a map of the United States, mark these hypergrowth cities. Do you notice any patterns or can you draw any conclusions?
Math: What is another way of saying 100%, 200%, 300%?
English Language Arts: Write a classified ad that would attract immigrants to two of these cities.
The New York Public Library and George Ochoa. 1998. The New York Public Library Amazing Hispanic American History: A Book of Answers for Kids. Jossey-Bass, 1998.