Mexican-American Culture

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Chapter 11 describes the characteristics and the conceptualization of what it means to be a Hispanic extremely well. Since, I am a first-generation Mexican-American I too have endured most of the obstacles which Mr. Almanzan speaks of. However, there are a variety of groups which certain Latinos feel represented by according from their origin of place. For instance, “many people from Latin America are mestizos; that is, of mixed race that may include indigenous, African, Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish (Jews who converted to survive), Asians, and other Europeans (Diller, 2015, p. 11-4).”
A hierarchical or authoritarian position within the Mexican-American culture is common yet, more so when they happen to be of the Catholic faith. As children we