See also: Historical definitions of race. The three great races according to Meyers
Race Categories. American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in
any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central ...
Expanding on the work of Carolus Linnaeus, German professor of medicine
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach introduced one of the race-based classifications in
Slavery, the origins of race, ancient views of difference, 19th century race science
, ... origins of race, slavery, racism, classification, U.S. history, Presentation by ...
"NATION" TO "RACE": THE. ORIGIN OF RACIAL CLASSIFICATION IN ... Did the
modern concept of race exist in the eighteenth century? It is certain, at least, that
1997 Revisions to the Standards for the Classification of Federal. Data on Race
and Ethnicity.2 These federal standards mandate that race and Hispanic origin ...
May 17, 2012 ... How the government developed its racial-classification system. ... proper
placement of people of Hawaiian, Alaskan, and Asian Indian origin.
Ethnicity and race information is requested under the authority of 42 U.S.C.
Section 2000e-16 and in compliance with ... Revisions to the Standards for the
Classification of Federal Data on Race ... Spanish culture or origin, regardless of
The categories do not denote scientific definitions of anthropological origins. The
designations are used to categorize U.S. citizens, resident aliens, and other ...
The U.S. Census has classified people into racial groups since its origin in 1790.
However, the list of categories and the method of measuring race or ethnicity ...