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  • socioeconomic status
  • In other countries in the Americas, where mixing among groups was more extensive, social non racial categories have tended to be more numerous and fluid, with people moving into or out of categories on the basis of a combination of socioeconomic status, social class, ancestry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Part IV reviews the socioeconomic status and accomplishments of second generation Mexican Americans, from the school and labor force accomplishments of an earlier second generation, through the school performance of second generation youth in San Diego and California today. (ucdavis.edu)
  • ancestor
  • at about 10 generations back you are about 50% likely to inherit zero blocks of genomic ancestry from a given ancestor (assuming no inbreeding in the pedigree obviously). (gnxp.com)
  • An example is the "one-drop rule" implemented in some state laws that treated anyone with a single known African American ancestor as black. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • Our focus is on California, since the Mexican American CILS sample comes from San Diego, and because immigration and the children that are its result are more immediately consequential for California than for the Southwest or the rest of the United States. (ucdavis.edu)
  • continent
  • The Book of Mormon claims to be an ancient record containing a summary of a now-disappeared civilization that once lived in the American continent but originated in the Middle East. (bmaf.org)
  • They believe it to be an historical record originally engraved on golden plates, covering a period of [Page approximately 1,000 years (600 bc to ad 400) and dealing with ancient people who lived in the American continent hundreds of years before the arrival of the Europeans. (bmaf.org)
  • Smith reported that when the golden plates were revealed to him in New York, an angel told him that the plates contained "an account of the former inhabitants of this continent, and the source from whence they sprang. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1512 Pope Julius II tried to explain why the Christian Bible failed to mention the American Indians and their continent. (davidpratt.info)
  • Additionally
  • Additionally, efforts to track mixing between census racial groups led to a proliferation of categories (such as mulatto and octoroon) and "blood quantum" distinctions that became increasingly untethered from self-reported ancestry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Honduras
  • Three years ago, a group of Garifuna individuals established the Garifuna Nation , the primary goal of which is to address this and all the other issues affecting their people in the countries of Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize, the United States of America and elsewhere. (ambergriscaye.com)
  • groups
  • Study uses scale to assess the feeling of belonging (or lack thereof) experienced by two groups of Amercian Indian students, and test its validity for use with this specific population. (usask.ca)
  • Gilbert, William Harlen, Jr. Surviving Indian Groups in the Eastern United States. (familysearch.org)
  • Consequently,Indians may find their oracle distances to be high, since the majority of Indian proxy groups are missing from this calculator. (google.com)
  • If Mexican American youth were just another in the vast array of new second generation groups, there would be only modest cause for concern regarding their below average achievement and future prospects. (ucdavis.edu)
  • family
  • She's one of three generations of women in her family denied status-starting with her grandmother, who lost recognition to her band under the Indian Act when she married a British man. (this.org)
  • Florida
  • The Americans attacked them, and some were forced into Oklahoma, while some remained in Florida. (wikibooks.org)
  • A 5th-century Roman map by Macrobius shows the Gulf of Mexico and the peninsula of Florida, but as part of the Asian/Indian mainland. (davidpratt.info)
  • Yet later Portuguese maps, published in 1459 and 1489, depict Asia with a southeastern macro-peninsula (Florida) but nothing corresponding to South America. (davidpratt.info)
  • Lakota
  • Although destroying a large amount of Indian property, the attack was poorly carried out and probably solidified Lakota Sioux and northern Cheyenne resistance to the U.S. attempt to force them to sell the Black Hills and live on a reservation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. ordered all bands of Lakota and Cheyenne to come to the Indian agencies on the reservation by January 31, 1876 to negotiate the sale. (wikipedia.org)