Hispanics - Hispanic Americans Make up 15% of the U.S....

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Hispanic Americans Make up 15% of the U.S. population Several distinct ethnic groups are linked by shared language and cultural heritage.
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The In-Between Minority Manner of entry Mexicans originally entered American society as a conquered group. In recent years Mexicans have come voluntarily. Puerto Ricans migrate from a foreign culture but not foreign country. Cubans come educationally and occupationally prepared and are well-received.
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Racial Status Mexican mestizos physically combine European and Indian traits. Puerto Ricans combine European, African, and Indian elements. In both Mexico and Puerto Rico, racial distinctions are often a function of class and cultural differences. Most Cubans are considered white.
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Minority Mexican Americans Anglos dominated Mexicans through physical conquest. 1848 Mexico lost more than half its territory to the U.S. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo protected property and
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course REL 330 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Central Mich..

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Hispanics - Hispanic Americans Make up 15% of the U.S....

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