Mexican and Latin American profound influence on the USA, which is not just limited to food and words?
Much music and dance has definite or likely Mexican/Latinx influence.
Words (obvious) cafeteria, tornado, bodega, adobe, etc. Full list of recorded ones here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_English_word...
Food (obvious) tacos, quesadillas, coca cola, chocolate, vanilla, avocadoes, guacamole, chili peppers, chili, bell peppers, tomatoes, burritos, nachos, tortillas, tortilla chips, potatoes, etc.
Gold, copper, lead and silver, etc. mined in places like California, Nevada, and Arizona, as well as oil in Texas funded the USA's second industrial revolution
California and Mexicans, (along with the Asian, Irish, and other workers), allowed the Transcontinental Railroad
Texas cattle ranching and beef.
computers and internet: Most
Rockets/space (if one believes space is real). Command was in Houston and Cape Canaveral is in Florida.
Candy, car parts, clothes, etc. made in Mexico
Television, not just Dora the Explorer, the first popular USA television made by Philo Farnsworth in California.
Scientific discoveries. Many other technologies were from California and Texas
Computers, internet, and many tech companies started in California.
Microsoft started in New Mexico.
The airplane was invented in Brazil.
Calculators and integrated circuits were invented at Texas Instruments.
Many companies are now headquartered in Texas.
Update: Topics this involves and relates to because it only selects one: Immigration, Politics, Donald Trump, border wall, AOC, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, Muslim Ban, history, culture, Mexico, Latin America, Mexicans, Latinos, Latinas, Latinx, etc..
- 6 months ago
Also Barbecue (Barbacoa) is a Taino Indian word.
- Anonymous6 months ago
You're Native American aren't you