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Unformatted text preview: ` CHAPTER 7 ET H N IC I TY KEY ISSUE 1: WHERE ARE ET H N IC I T I ES D ISTR IBUTED? Distribution of ethnicities in the United States CLUSTERING OF ETHNICITIES: 1. REGIONAL CONCENTRATIONS OF ETHNICITES: African Americans clustered in the SE, Hispanics in the SW, asian American in the W and American Indians in the SW and Plains states African Americans take up at least of the population in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, and south Carolina and more than 1/3 In Mississippi 9 states have fewer than 1% African Americans, especially in the upper New England area About 14% of Americans identify themselves as being of Hispanic ethnicity 64% of Hispanics that come from mexico, prefer to be called chicano or chicana rather than Hispanic/latino/latina Puerto Ricans are the 2 nd largest group of Hispanics 10% and 4% Cubans Hispanics in Arizona, new mexico and texas more than 1/3 of the pop....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course APHUG 102 taught by Professor Cray during the Spring '11 term at Highlands GA.
- Spring '11