Hispanic American Diversity
Today’s society in America consists of a melting pot of individuals with many different cultures
and religious backgrounds. There are so many different cultures within each subordinate group, for
example; an Asian American can encompass many different nationalities, such as Chinese, Korean,
Japanese, and even Indian.
These cultures are all very different, their languages are all different, but they
are considered to be from the same subordinate group.
Hispanic Americans or Latinos are also an
example of a subordinate group that encompasses so many diverse cultures, races, and geographical
Hispanics come from all over the world from Europe, to the Caribbean, to South America, and
yet they all speak the same language, or do they?
I being a Spanish speaker have learned that each
country not only has their own culture, but their own dialect.
I plan to isolate the different Hispanic
subordinate groups between Puerto Ricans, Mexican Americans, Dominican Americans, and Cuban
How different is each cultures, language, political views, familial conventions, and religion
and several other views.
Mexican Americans are known for their rich culture, wonderful cuisine and high emigration rates
to the United States.
According to Everyculture.com Mexican Americans today speak less Spanish than
English, citing that 97.8% of Mexican Americans over the age of five can speak English. The national
language of Mexico is Spanish.
Mexican Americans have strong family ties, with strong ties to the
Mexican Americans also have a distinctive dialect of language, in addition to
Some Mexicans refer to themselves as, “Chicano”, in the past this word was considered to be
derogatory, but more recently the term has taken on a political stance, as it related to the Cesar Chavez,
Mexican Americans have links to Native American or Indian backgrounds.
Mexican Americans provide strength to the American economy with their labor being in high demand, in