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Unformatted text preview: 2. Lumps people of diverse backgrounds together 3. Columbus thought he was in India b. Mestizo (mixed)- 300 million i. Located in Mexico, Central, Rural south, and Caribbean ii. Many try to hide or deny their heritage c. Afro-Latin Americans- 50 million i. Located in the Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Haiti (largest pockets) ii. From 1492-1800, 80% of the people making the trip from the Old world to the New world were Africans d. Euro-Latin Americans (mostly white)- 150 million i. Located in large cities, Southern Cone ii. Viewed as ideal 3. Culture a. Iberian is the culturally dominant strain b. Very Catholic c. Gender roles i. “Machismo” (males)- main goal is to preserve honor ii. “Mariamismo” (female) very sacrificial, loyal...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course HIST 238 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '11 term at Calvin.
- Spring '11