• citizens
  • It is imperative that their savings are managed and invested in a secure plan that assures income for life,' says Brent Wilkes, executive director of the League of United Latin American Citizens. (shrm.org)
  • On December 7, 1941, when the United States officially entered the war, Hispanic Americans were among the many American citizens who joined the ranks of the Army, Navy and Marine Corps as volunteers or through the draft. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the United States officially entered World War II, Hispanic Americans were among the many American citizens who joined the ranks of United States Armed Forces as volunteers or through the draft. (wikipedia.org)
  • Native American
  • Some Hispanics syncretize Roman Catholicism and African or Native American rituals and beliefs despite the Catholic Church's teachings against such syncretic combinations of Catholicism and paganism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spanish
  • Spanish America" redirects here. (wikipedia.org)
  • For colonial Spanish America, see Spanish colonization of the Americas . (wikipedia.org)
  • Hispanic America became the main part of the vast Spanish Empire . (wikipedia.org)
  • Napoleon 's takeover of Spain in 1808 and the consequent chaos initiated the dismemberment of the Spanish Empire, as the Hispanic American territories began their struggle for emancipation . (wikipedia.org)
  • The old nature vs. nurture polemic has been revived by Gary Fairmont Filosa 2d (letter, Aug. 1), who affirms that people whose ancestors do not come directly or indirectly from Spain ought not be called ''Hispanic,'' even if they speak Spanish (or, presumably, Portuguese). (nytimes.com)
  • In a telling sentence he says that ''Because an Indian learns to speak Spanish does not make him Hispanic. (nytimes.com)
  • In another study released in August in "Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology," researchers found that ibuprofen is one of the most frequent causes of drug-induced liver injuries listed in the Spanish and Latin-American registries of the Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Hispanic America (Spanish: Hispanoamérica, or América hispana), also known as Spanish America (Spanish: América española), is the region comprising the Spanish-speaking nations in the Americas. (wikipedia.org)
  • HIV testing in New York found that the majority of Hispanic patients preferred to receive care in Spanish, even if they were fluent in English. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Before the United States entered World War II, Hispanic Americans were already fighting on European soil in the Spanish Civil War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hispanic Americans fought on behalf of both of the factions involved, the "Nationalists" as members of the Spanish Army and the "Loyalists" (Republicans) either as members of the Abraham Lincoln International Brigade or as aviators in the Yankee Squadron led by Bert Acosta (1895-1954). (wikipedia.org)
  • Lieutenant Carmelo Delgado Delgado (1913-1937) was among the many Hispanics who fought on behalf of the Second Spanish Republic as members of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. (wikipedia.org)
  • The naming customs of Hispanic America are similar to the Spanish naming customs practiced in Spain, with some modifications to the surname rules. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the late 20th century, owing to US influence, many Hispanic Americans have been baptized with English rather than Spanish given names[citation needed]. (wikipedia.org)
  • A number of military leaders who were part of the Spanish American struggle for independence took on political roles in during the establishment of new sovereign nation-states. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hale, Charles A. "The Reconstruction of Nineteenth-Century Politics in Spanish America: A Case for the History of Ideas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Caudillos: Dictators in Spanish America. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Constitution of Tyranny: Regimes of Exception in Spanish America. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smith, Peter H. "Political Legitimacy in Spanish America" in New Approaches to Latin American History, Richard Graham and Peter Smith, eds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Caudillos in Spanish America, 1800-1850. (wikipedia.org)
  • The list of universities established in the viceroyalties of the Hispanic America comprises all universities established by the Spanish Empire in Latin America from the Discovery of America in 1492 to the Wars of Independence in the early 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Christian mission of the Indians and the increasing demand for skilled hands in the administration of the rapidly growing colonial empire made the Spanish colonists realize the need to offer a university education on American soil. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the 2010 United States Census, people counted as "Hispanic" or "Latino" were those who identified as one of the specific Hispanic or Latino categories listed on the census questionnaire ("Mexican," "Puerto Rican," or "Cuban") as well as those who indicated that they were "other Spanish, Hispanic, or Latino. (wikipedia.org)
  • People who identify as Spanish, Hispanic, or Latino may be of any race. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hispanics have lived within what is now the United States continuously since the founding of St. Augustine by the Spanish in 1565. (wikipedia.org)
  • Filipino Americans, often have Spanish surnames from the Alphabetical Catalog of Surnames, due to an 1849 decree. (wikipedia.org)
  • For those with Spanish-speaking accents that betrayed an otherwise presumed African American, they may seldom have been given roles as Hispanics, and the mixed race Hispanic and Latino actors of African appearance were mostly given Hispanic roles. (wikipedia.org)
  • For Census 2000, American Community Survey: People who identify with the terms "Hispanic" or "Latino" are those who classify themselves in one of the specific Hispanic or Latino categories listed on the Census 2000 or ACS questionnaire - "Mexican," "Puerto Rican," or "Cuban" - as well as those who indicate that they are "other Spanish, Hispanic, or Latino. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mexican American
  • Its holdings included present-day California, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, and Texas, all of which were part of the Republic of Mexico from its independence in 1821 until the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848. (wikipedia.org)
  • The influence of Mexican and Mexican-American culture is felt throughout the country, with the epicenter of this influence located in the southwestern United States, including Texas, Nevada, Arizona and Southern California. (wikipedia.org)
  • or Guadalupism (the devotion towards Our Lady of Guadalupe) among Mexican American Roman Catholics. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1910 Jovita's family led the organization of the first Mexican Congress in Texas to protect Mexican-American rights and helped to found La Liga Femenil Mexicana, a women's organization led by Idar herself focusing on education reform. (wikipedia.org)
  • Countries
  • Map of countries that make up Hispanic America, in green. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hispanic America is sometimes grouped together with Brazil under the term " Ibero-America ", meaning those countries in the Americas with cultural roots in the Iberian Peninsula. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sept. 15 was chosen as the starting point for the celebration because it is the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. (ameredia.com)
  • Many Hispanophones in the countries of Hispanic America have two given names, plus a paternal surname (primer apellido or apellido paterno) and a maternal surname (segundo apellido or apellido materno). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Public Man: An Interpretation of Latin America and other Catholic Countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • HACER's mission is to promote the study of issues pertinent to the countries of Hispanic America as well as Hispanic Americans living in the United States, especially as they relate to the values of personal and economic liberty, limited government under the rule of law, and individual responsibility. (wikipedia.org)
  • isˈpanos]) are people in the United States who are descendants of countries of Latin America and Spain. (wikipedia.org)
  • A large proportion of Hispanics that came from Latin America to the U.S. as adults have academic degrees because public university systems in most countries of Latin America are free or very low cost and some of them continue their education or career in the US. (wikipedia.org)
  • As for the Arabs, they took Islam to very few Latin American countries such as Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Colombia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Fathi Osman, resident scholar at the Omar Foundation, says "in their own countries Hispanics did not see the Church supporting the rights of the poor. (wikipedia.org)
  • largest
  • This is especially relevant to Hispanic Americans, because they are the largest consumers of over-the-counter pain medicines, based on their spending at retailers each year. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Number of states in which Hispanics were the largest minority group. (ameredia.com)
  • Mexico is possibly the only country that contains the largest variety of indigenous languages than any other Hispanic American country, and the most spoken native language is Nahuatl. (wikipedia.org)
  • HAPCOA, the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association , established in 1973, is the oldest and largest association in the U.S. of Hispanic American command officers from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies at the municipal, county, state and federal levels. (hapcoa.org)
  • The Spaniards took the Roman Catholic faith to Latin America, and Roman Catholicism continues to be the largest, but not the only, religious denomination amongst most Hispanics. (wikipedia.org)
  • respectively
  • The research revealed that 46.1 percent of Hispanic-American adults drink alcohol and 6.6 percent use illicit drugs, compared with national average rates of 55.2 percent and 7.9 percent, respectively. (drugs.com)
  • Mexicans
  • During the early twentieth century several women along the Texas-Mexican border in Laredo were instrumental in spreading word about their concern for the civil rights of Mexicans and disdain for then dictator, Porfirio Díaz, through their writing in Hispanic newspapers. (wikipedia.org)
  • surnames
  • On December 7, 1941, when the Empire of Japan attacked the United States Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, many sailors with Hispanic surnames were among those who perished. (wikipedia.org)
  • colonies
  • Hispanic America also contrasts with Latin America , which includes not only Hispanic America, but also Brazil, as well as the former French colonies in the Western Hemisphere (areas that are now in either the United States or Canada are usually excluded). (wikipedia.org)
  • The transfer of the European university model to the American overseas colonies represented a decisive turning point in the educational history of the continent: Nothing remotely resembling a university existed in the New World before Europeans arrived and settled there. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Hispanic Society of America is a museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain and Portugal and their former colonies in Latin America, the Philippines and Portuguese India. (wikipedia.org)
  • hispanos
  • Prior to incorporation into the United States of America (and briefly, into Independent Texas), Hispanos had enjoyed a privileged status in the society of New Spain and later in post-colonial Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • context
  • The concept of liberation theology has Christian roots in the Latin American struggle for social justice in light of colonialism and oppression, but the term has also been applied in an Islamic context. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • Among Americans 65 and older receiving Social Security, on average Hispanics receive about $2,124 less in earnings than non-Hispanics. (shrm.org)
  • Increase in consent rates for organ donation among Hispanic Americans in the Los Angeles area followed an outreach campaign using local media and culturally sensitive educational programs. (medindia.net)
  • The authors examined an aggressive outreach campaign over a five-year period to see how it affected organ donation among Hispanic Americans. (medindia.net)
  • Substance use rates are much higher among U.S.-born Hispanic Americans than those who were born outside the United States. (drugs.com)
  • Among the Hispanic Catholics, most communities celebrate their homeland's patron saint, dedicating a day for this purpose with festivals and religious services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Significant
  • A significant number of Hispanics are also Protestant, and several Protestant denominations (particularly Evangelical ones) have vigorously proselytized in Hispanic communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Islam began to have a more significant influence on the Latino community in the barrios in the Northeast in the early 70s through converts being introduced to the religion in African-American mosques. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4 -- Hispanic-American adults have lower rates of alcohol and illicit drug use than the national averages, a federal government study has found. (drugs.com)