Assignment Hispanic American Diversity

Assignment Hispanic American Diversity - There are many...

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There are many people that believe that all Hispanic groups are the same and which is why they are probably put in one single group. While they can have a lot of similarities, there are some differences. From social origins and religion to art and cuisine Hispanic Americans have a big impact on the United States. A Spanish speaking person, from Mexico, Spain, and from Central America to Cuba is presented as Latino or Hispano. Below is a review of political, linguistic, social, economic, religious and familial principles of four Hispanic American groups and how they added to the affluent variety of American culture. Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Dominican represent the fastest growing portion of Hispanic population in the U.S. and are characterized by differences as well as similarities in various life aspects. Mexican Americans presently have established themselves more in economic, social, linguistic and legal sphere. They make up one of the largest immigrant groups in the country, with their tradition accomplishing further back than other American groups. According to 2006 American Community Survey, a number of 28,339,354 from total Hispanic population of 44,252, 248 are Mexican Americans which represents 64% of total Hispano. “The family unit is the single most important social unit in the life of Hispanics; the traditional concepts of manhood and womanhood, however, appear to be changing toward a more egalitarian model with increased exposure to American society; the majority of Mexicans are Roman Catholic”. (Warrix, M. Cultural Diversity: Eating in America. Mexican American, para. 8). Despite their strong pride of Hispanic heritage, the primary language of Mexican Americans is English. Although, many traditional cultural patterns still persist; Mexican Americans’ closeness to their
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