Hispanic people can be of any race, since the term "Hispanic" is most often used as a catch-all category for people who come from Spanish-speaking countries, such as Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. It is less frequently used to describe people from Spain.
Many United States citizens of technically "Hispanic" origin are actually identifying themselves as "white," according to 2010 Census data. While this might be linked to socioeconomic factors, along with a persistent glorification of whiteness, it also demonstrates the flexibility of the term "Hispanic."
Some other words used by Hispanic 2010 Census respondents to define their race included "Latino," "Latin American" and "Latin."Learn More
Common descent, an idea central to Darwin's theory of evolution, is well supported by multiple chains of evidence from the fields of genetics, biogeography and comparative anatomy. The fossil record also provides both direct and indirect evidence of descent with modification from common ancestors, though this line of evidence was generally unavailable to Darwin in the mid-19th century.Full Answer >
Although most Native American men do not sport a mustache or a full beard, this does not mean that they are unable to grow facial hair. Most Native American men prefer to keep their faces clean shaven, although men from several tribes in, for example, the Northwest, do wear mustaches and even full beards.Full Answer >
The role of an anthropologist is to research on biological, sociohistorical, linguistical and archaeological aspects of human beings. Anthropology is divided into four fields including cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, archaeology and linguistic anthropology. Most anthropologists only pursue one of these fields as a career.Full Answer >
An example of good citizenship is when a person finds a wallet full of money and returns the wallet rather than keeping the money. Good citizenship comes in many forms and each person displays it differently.Full Answer >