Jose Delgado


Brief Life History of Jose

Jose Delgado was born in 1943, in Puerto Rico as the son of Alberto Rivera Baez and Tomasa Rodriguez Ramos. He died in 1986, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 43.

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    World Events (8)

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 1

    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.


    Age 4

    United States Congress passed the Elective Governors Act, allowing Puerto Ricans to elect their own governor, President Harry Truman signed the act.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 12

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Carlos, Francisco, Jesus, Jorge, Pedro, Raul, Julio, Roberto. Portuguese Joao, Paulo, Godofredo, Guilherme, Joaquim, Ligia, Marcio, Sil.

    Spanish and Portuguese: nickname for a thin person, from delgado ‘slender’ (from Latin delicatus ‘dainty, exquisite’, a derivative of deliciae ‘delight, joy’).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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