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134lecture34(apr06)bw - Question 52000 Census The Social...

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1 © 2005 David Schweingruber The Social Construction of Race/ White Privilege April 6, 2005 http://www.iastate.edu/~soc.134 © 2005 David Schweingruber Question 5—2000 Census © 2005 David Schweingruber Question 6-2000 Census © 2005 David Schweingruber History of census categories 1860: three categories: white, black, mulatto Mulatto split into into three (octoroon, quadroon, mulatto) in 1890, recombined in 1900 and dropped after 1920 American Indian added in 1870, tribal affiliation asked for beginning 1900, changed to American Indian or Alaska Native in 2000; (Aleut 1960, 1980-90) Asian: Chinese added 1870; Japanese 1890; Filipino 1920; Korean 1920-1940, 1970-2000; Hindu 1920-1940, Asian Indian 1980-2000; Vietnamese 1980 Pacific Islander: Hawaiian 1960, Guamanian 1980; Samoan 1980; P.I. split from Asian in 2000 Mexican added 1930, then dropped; Hispanic ethnicity added 1980 Other race added in 1910 © 2005 David Schweingruber U.S. racial composition—U.S. Census Total pop.: 281,421,906 (100.0%) One race: 274,595,678 (97.6%) White: 211,460,626 (75.1%) Black: 34,658,190 (12.3%) Indian/AN: 2,475,956 (0.9%) Asian: 10,242,998 (3.6%) Hawai an/PI: 398,835 (0.1%) Other: 15,359,073 (5.5%) Two or more: 6,826,228 (2.4%) Latino: 35,305,818 (12.5%) Not Latino: 246,116,008 (87.5%)
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