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Unformatted text preview: There are many differences between Mexican Americans, Puerto Rican Americans, Cuban Americans, and Central Americans; however there are also a large amount of similarities. The most similarity is with religious beliefs among these groups, along with the social status. The biggest difference between those groups is the linguistic conventions. Although individuals from these groups may look like the same color and race, they are quite different when it comes to the languages they speak. Mexican Americans linguistic status has decreased over the last few decades due to the integration of different races in the United States. Without the same history and culture, the Mexican Americans have been losing the language of their countries. For politics, it begs the question, why dont Mexican Americans have a higher leverage in voting? A large segment of the "legal" Hispanic population cannot vote because they are not yet citizens of the US (Garcia). This quote explains that if there were more legal Hispanics in the United States, their (Garcia)....
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2010 for the course ETH/275 ETH/275 taught by Professor Mariawatts during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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