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Hispanic or Latino

DEOMI (test 4)

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What term defines a person regardless of race who traces their origin or descent to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central/South America and other Spanish (speaking) Cultures? Hispanic
What's the difference between the terms Hispanic and Latino? Hispanic is commonly used in the Eastern part of the US, and Latino is used in the west.
Which group of Hispanic Americans makes up nearly 2/3 of the overall group of Hispanics in the United States? Mexican
At the request of US Employers, what 1942 program brought nearly 5 million Mexicans as low-wage labor? The "Bracero Program"
List 5 areas where Hispanics/Latinos have made siginificant contributions to U.S. culture Fashion (Oscar De La Renta), Space (Ellen Ochoa), Law/Judicial System (Sonia Sotomayor), Music (Carlos Santana) Sports Analyst (Rebecca Lobo)
List 5 potential barriers/impediments that impact Hispanic/Latino advancement in America Work environment, Family Structure, Military Recruiting Practices, Discrimination, Glass Ceiling
What is the most significant issue that impacts representation of Hispanics and Latinos in teh U.S. Armed Forces? Education (only 7.5% have the education credentials to qualify them for military service).
Which branck of the Armed Services has the highest percentage of Hispanic/Latino representation? Navy: 14.4%
Created by: tmjust4u