1.What impact have the maquiladoras had on the location of manufacturing jobs? What effect does this have on the global economy and the well-being of local communities?

2.How have Central and South Americans contributed to the diversity of the Hispanic peoples in the United States?

3. Describe three different policies of the United States toward the flow of laborers over the Mexican-U.S. border. What conflicts exist between the needs of business, humanitarian efforts, and the socioeconomic conditions in Mexico?

4.What was the significance of Cesar Chavez’s leadership for the Mexican-American community? What were the successes of the movement he led? What challenges/barriers were faced in their efforts?

5.What contributions have Cuban-Americans made to the political landscape of Southern Florida?