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Government for Porto Rico.

Government for Porto Rico.

hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Pacific Islands and Porto Rico, Sixty-Fourth Congress, second session, on Dec. 20, 1916

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puerto Rico -- Politics and government -- 1898-1952

  • About the Edition

    Considers (64) S. 1217

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 127-151 p
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15274739M

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State Government. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Wanda Vázquez Garced. Avenida Juan Ponce de León. San Juan Antiguo, PR, Attorney General. Consumer Protection Offices.

Corrections Department. Education Department. Emergency Management Agency. Election Office. Lottery Results. Motor Vehicle Offices. Travel and Tourism. Social Services. five equal horizontal bands of red (top, center, and bottom) alternating with white; a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side bears a large, white, five-pointed star in the center; the white star symbolizes Puerto Rico; the three sides of the triangle signify the executive, legislative and judicial parts of the government; blue stands for the sky and the coastal waters; red symbolizes.

Puerto Rico is a self-governing commonwealth in association with the United States. The chief of state is the President of the United States of America. The head of government is an elected Governor. There are two legislative chambers: the House of Representatives, 51 seats, and the Senate, 27 seats.

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Five alternatives were listed on the ballot: "limited self-government"; "free association"; Location: Puerto Rico. In addition to granting U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans, the Jones-Shafroth Act separated powers among the island’s three branches of government and established a bill of rights.

With the outbreak of World War I, U.S. officials viewed Puerto Rico as vital to protecting the newly-opened Panama Canal. The act was viewed as a way to strengthen the bonds between the island and. Introduction History Geography Government Weather Data Maps Population Flags Religion Economy Energy Military Communicatns Intl.

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The history of Puerto Rico began with the settlement of the archipelago of Puerto Rico by the Ortoiroid people between 3, and 2, BC. Other tribes, such as the Saladoid and Arawak Native Puerto Ricans, populated the island between BC and AD. At the time of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World inthe dominant indigenous culture.

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