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Latino Americans

Foreigners in Their Own Land/Empire of Dreams (#101)

Survey the history and people from the first Spanish explorations in North America to the Mexican-American War. Then, discover how the American population was reshaped by Latino immigration from 1880 to the 1940s. [116 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This series tells the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the gradual construction of a new American identity from diverse sources that connects and empowers millions of people today. The series covers the 1500s to the present day.

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