Ch. 9: Race Relations-Mexican and Puerto Rican Americans.


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Ch. 9: Race Relations-Mexican and Puerto Rican Americans Certainties about Mexican American Latinos from Registration 2000 24 million Mexican American Latinos 42% are remote conceived 37% of Mexican Americans are under 18 years old 31% of Mexican American families contain five or more individuals
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Ch. 9: Race Relations-Mexican and Puerto Rican Americans Facts about Mexican American Latinos from Census 2000 24 million Mexican American Latinos 42% are outside conceived 37% of Mexican Americans are under 18 years old 31% of Mexican American families contain five or more individuals

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U.S. Statistics Bureau’s Historical Difficulties in Identifying Mexican and Puerto Rican Americans 1930: called them “other” 1940: utilized Spanish first language 1950, 1960, 1970: utilized Spanish surnames 1980: uncommon “origin of descent” inquiry

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A Brief History of Puerto Rican Political Status 1492: guaranteed by Christopher Columbus for Spain 1508: Juan Poncã© de Leon colonized the island and obliterated the local populace 1898: U.S. attacked and pronounced it liberated from Spanish mistreatment 1950: built up a federation model of self-administration (connected with U.S.)

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The breakdown of the Puerto Rican sugar industry in the 1950s set off the start of La Migracion , a standout amongst the most emotional deliberate mass migrations in world history. For a long time, the persistent transport movement kept a sorted out group life from completely creating

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Latino Cultural Issues Familism = an introduction in which the family\'s needs are more imperative than the singular\'s needs Extended Families = families that incorporate folks, youngsters, grandparents, and different relatives or godparents Machismo = a Spanish expression alluding to a state of mind of manly prevalence and strength.

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Bilingual Education = the utilization of two dialects in showing subjects other than the utilization of an outside dialect. Transitional bilingual projects show topic in the student’s local dialect until they can learn in English; halfway bilingual projects show oral aptitudes in both dialects, however make just constrained utilization of direction in the child’s local dialect; and full bilingual projects go for keeping up and creating both the minority dialect and English

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The Bilingual Education Debate Anglo-conformists contend that it is the schools\' obligation to show English and to advance digestion by substitution Pluralists counter that the schools ought to endeavor to perceive that youngsters learn best in a dialect they comprehend and that to keep up an in number country, bilingual projects ought to endeavor to secure the dialect and society of migrant gatherings

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Lau Task Force Remedies = rules deciphering the Lau v. Nichols choice that suggested bilingual training at the primary school level for youngsters with restricted English abilities

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Characteristics of the Current Hispanic Group in the U.S. Hispanics are the biggest ethnic gathering in the U.S. what\'s more, are relentlessly expanding in number all the time Concentrated in particular land districts Mexican Americans in the southwest, Puerto Ricans in the upper east, and Cubans in southeast Florida

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Despite nativist reasons for alarm, English dialect dominance is a typical objective of Hispanic folks for their kids In 2002 from 26-half of all Hispanics ages 25 and more established had not finished secondary school More than one in five Hispanic families lives in neediness. A higher rate of Puerto Ricans live in neediness than whatever other gathering, while Cuban Americans are to the least extent liable to live in destitution

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Mexicans and Puerto Ricans: A Comparison Compared to Mexican Americans, most Puerto Ricans are less inclined to have arrived as of late, are better instruction, and talk better English Employed Puerto Ricans win more than utilized Mexicans Many components represent this example incorporating the distinction in the quantity of families headed by females .:ts

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