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Some historians maintain that the Cuban sandwich has more to do with Tampa than with Havana. In this lesson, students will learn how, with the input of several immigrant groups in Tampa, the “mixto” became the iconic Cuban sandwich.

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NCSS Themes:

Culture

Time, Continuity, & Change

People, Places, & Environment

Individual Development & Identity

Individuals, Groups, & Institutions

Power, Authority, & Governance

Productivity, Distribution, & Consumption

Science, Technology, & Society

Global Connections

Civic Ideals & Practices

Next Generation Sunshine State Standards:

SS.912.A.1.4 Analyze how images, symbols, objects, cartoons, graphs, charts, maps, and artwork may be used to interpret the significance of time periods and events from the past.

SS.912.A.4.11 Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as they relate to United States history

 

Lesson 2: Tampa’s Cuban Sandwich

Some historians maintain that the Cuban sandwich has more to do with Tampa than with Havana. In this lesson, students will learn how, with the input of several immigrant groups in Tampa, the “mixto” became the iconic Cuban sandwich.