Basques in the USA

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A brief account for kids of the Basque emigration to Idaho and Nevada.

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Basques in the USA

  1. 1. Intxaurrondo Hegoa Primary School
  2. 2. BASQUE EMIGRATION • Many Basques emigrated to America at the end of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.
  3. 3. BASQUE EMIGRATION • Some went to South America (Argentina, Venezuela…). • Some went to Central America: Mexico, Cuba… • And some went to North America: the U.S.A.
  4. 4. BASQUES IN THE U.S.A. • Many of the Basques in the U.S.A. went to Idaho. • Others went to Nevada. • They worked mainly as shepherds.
  5. 5. BASQUES IN IDAHO (1) • This is the flag of Idaho, the 43rd state of the U.S.A.
  6. 6. BASQUES IN IDAHO (2) • Boise is the capital city of Idaho. • Nowadays there is a big Basque Festival every four years in Boise .
  7. 7. BASQUES IN THE U.S.A. For more information you can visit: • http://www.eitb.com/en/basques-in- boise/basques-in-the-usa/ • http://www.eitb.com/en/basques-in-boise/ • http://www.boisebasques.com/ • http://basque.unr.edu/16/16.1t/16.1.2.faqs2.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basque_diaspora#Ba sques_in_the_United_States

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