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Should Puerto Rico become a U.S. state or independent? Show more Show less
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Puerto Rico, one of five American territories, has limited power and rights under its territory categorization. Some mainland Americans argue Puerto Rico should become the 51st U.S. state. Activists in Puerto Rico go one step further—full independence.

Puerto Rico should be an independent country Show more Show less

Puerto Rico was seized by America after the Spanish-American War and has its own unique culture, heritage, and ingenious people separate from the U.S. Puerto Rico deserves to be given what it once had—autonomy, and it's own, localized government.
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U.S. colonized Puerto Rico

The U.S. has traditionally been opposed to colonialism by foreign nations. Yet, the U.S. took Puerto Rico as a “prize” from the Spanish-American war.

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