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Salsa

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Salsa is a Latin dance that is set to quick salsa music. It is a partnered dance, usually between a man and a woman. Salsa means "spicy" in Spanish, and the dance is often flirtatious. It has deep roots in the Caribbean and African American traditions. There is heated debate today about whether the dance originated in Cuba or Puerto Rico.

  1. 1. What does "salsa" mean?
    1. a. Spicy
    2. b. Fast
    3. c. Hot
  2. 2. What traditions spawned salsa dance?
    1. a. Anglo-Saxon
    2. b. Caribbean
    3. c. Hispanic
  3. 3. What kind of music is salsa set to?
    1. a. Jazz
    2. b. Salsa
    3. c. Swing