Puerto Rico: General History #1

The story of Puerto Rico in very general facts.
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In what year was Puerto Rico discovered?
1493
In which of Columbus' voyages was it discovered?
2nd Voyage
In 1508, an explorer arrived at the island; What was his name?
Juan Ponce de Leon
After extensive naval assaults, it was briefly captured by...
Sir Francis Drake, England
What was Puerto Rico's main exports?
coffee
Sugar
tobacco
Which war ultimately defined Puerto Rico today?
Hispano-American War
In the Treaty of Paris, what islands where ceded to the US?
Puerto Rico
Cuba
The Philippines
In 1946, The first governor of Puerto Rico is appoint, What was his name?
Jesus T. Piñero
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Level 37
Jan 23, 2019
It's the "Spanish-American War", not the Hispano-American War.