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Latino-Hispanic Ethnic Group
Amy Jackson
SOC/262
April 25th, 2016
Francis Wardle

Latino-Hispanic Ethnic Group

If you ever met any Latinos/Hispanics, they are really quick to let you know when you call them the wrong nationality. They are all very proud of their own culture whether it’s Mexican, Latino, Puerto Rican or Dominicans. We have such a variety in the US that’s it’s sometime hard to tell the difference.
The Latino/Hispanic group is the only ethnic category counted separately by the United States Census. According to the U.S. Census, a Latino/Hispanic person can be of any race. There is a great amount of variability in the ethnic group, which may confuse some people on what is considered to be a Hispanic individual and
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Africans were originally brought to the Americas, by the Europeans and the Portuguese, to work on the plantations and sugar farms in South America. They were introduced to the Americas after it was colonized, and discovered by other Europeans.
Europeans were not the first people to use the take the African people and make them into slaves. Slavery had been a prominent force within Africa at that time. Once Africans were introduced into the Americas, there was a diverse potential of culture. However due to restraints, the diversification never occurred until after the Revolutionary War and a few years after the Civil War of the United States.
After which the United States experienced a boom of people and cultures, ranging from Mexicans to African Americans, to Europeans. Eventually, interbreeding between cultures and races became president and led to a diverse group known as Latino or Hispanic. African Americans can be considered Hispanic if they share the culture, which some do. Some African Americans living today, share a Spanish heritage, with their parents or grandparents, or the generation before. This leads to increase to the umbrella group known as “Hispanic”. So eventually, Africans made their way into becoming Hispanic. Color in the Hispanic category is very mixed. One can be black, and a Mexican and one can be white and have Spanish roots. Today, however, a Hispanic

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