Puerto Rico By: Nathan

"Joannes est nomen ejus" - "John is his name"
Flag of Puerto Rico.
President Trump and Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló. Trump is the president of Puerto Rico because it is an unincorporated territory of the United States. Puerto Rico is a Commonwealth
Juan Ponce de León founded the first Spanish settlement on the island on August 8th, 1508. The settlement was called Caparra. Eventually traders and other visitors started to refer to the island as Puerto Rico.
Some major sports in Puerto Rico are football(soccer), baseball, and boxing.
Yadier Molina was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, in 1982. He is a catcher for the St Louis Cardinals.

Puerto Rico was given to the US by Spain in 1898 as part of the Treaty of Paris at the the of the Spanish-American War.

Puerto Rico is trying to become the 51st state of the US. All Puerto Ricans are US citizens and those born there have been since 1917.

The drinking age in Puerto Rico is 18 years old.

The national dish of Puerto Rico is arroz con gandules y lechón. It is yellow rice and pigeon peas with roasted pork.
A major type of music in Puerto Rico is salsa music.
The main part of Puerto Rico's economy is manufacturing. The second largest is finance and real estate.

Puerto Rico has 1,460 public schools and 764 private schools.


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