Unformatted text preview: in 1910 and ethnic choices were offered starting from 1970. Though several racial categories were added, a few were either removed or merged together. Nonetheless, the chart shows the increase of racial specifications over time, proving the point of growing diversity in the United States of the past couple decades. Questions/Comments: • Whether the racial categories are added depends on population of the group during the time period. • Why was Hindu added and then taken out? • Why were some racial categories temporarily removed? • If a person was of mixed race, which racial category would they indicate?...
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- Fall '07
- Ethnic group, racial categories