Presentation on theme: "Cultura Unidad 1.1- Estados Unidos. Unidad 1 Etapa 1 Murales –Large paintings –Side of buildings and walls El Alamo –In San Antonio, Texas –Former Spanish."— Presentation transcript:
Unidad 1 Etapa 1 Murales –Large paintings –Side of buildings and walls El Alamo –In San Antonio, Texas –Former Spanish mission, 1718 Cascarones –Eggs filled with confetti for celebrations –Smashed on other peoples heads for good luck
Unidad 1 Etapa 1 Jon Secada –Cuban-American –Singer/songwriter El sandwich Cubano –Ham, pork and cheese –Popular meal in Miami Fajitas –Grilled meat, vegetables, tortilla –Reflect the Mexican influence on Los Angeles cuisine
Unidad 1 Etapa 1 Miami –Large percentage of population is of Spanish-Speaking origin, especially Cuban, Caribbean and Central American –An important resort and cruise ship center Little Havana –A predominately Cuban neighborhood in SW Miami –The name comes from the capital of Cuba, Havana Dominos –A game frequently played all over Latin America with rectangular tiles made of : Hueso- bone Madera- wood Plastico- plastic Puntos-points/dot (painted on)
Unidad 1 Etapa 1 Maximo Gomez –Important leader in the Ten Years War (1868- 1878) –Struggle for Cuban independence from Spain –Served as General in Chief in the final war for independence –A park in Little Havana, Miami is named after him.