Ethcis 125 Essay

1172 Words Aug 25th, 2010 5 Pages
Hispanic American
Diversity

The Hispanic American Diversity has changed over the many of years they have immigrated in the United States. Each different group of Hispanic Americans has made up their own society in different parts of the county. There are so many different Hispanic Americans that have immigrated to the southern states such as Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans and Central and Southern Americans. The factors of social, political, linguistic economic, religious, and familial status of the Mexican American, Puerto Rican American, Cuban American, and Central and South American ethnic groups. It has shown that many of the Hispanic American’s that are born in the United States have a better chance of earning a
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Mexican Americans were allowed to vote and hold elected positions in the state governments. Still many Mexican Americans wish that the immigration laws would change to help them get better paying jobs and to reduce the tensions between the other ethnic groups that surround them. The majority of Puerto Ricans are Roman Catholics, mixed with various denominations of Protestant faiths. The language that most Puerto Ricans learn while attending school is Castilian Spanish, but English is still being taught in most elementary schools even though Spanish will remain the primary language in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is considered a province of the United States, with its own government system and a head of state as well. All Puerto Ricans are considered American citizens because of being a province to the United States. In the political filed, there is much debate whether Puerto Rico should maintain the province relationship with the United States or fight for complete independence of the United States. I personally do not think that Puerto Ricans will want to be separated from the United States due to all of the trade and the boost of their own economy. Puerto Rican American adjustment has been both successful and distraught with problems, but has been overcome through the many of years. Twenty-five percent of Puerto Ricans living in the United States and 55% of Puerto Ricans living in Puerto Rico are still having many

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