Ethnic Indentification


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In the 1970s, the United States government organized a team to research the matter of ethnic identification in America. “Hispanic” was the controversial term selected to represent Americans of Latin heritage.

In 1975, what federal agency was formed to expand racial and ethnic definitions for Hispanics and other racial and ethnic groups?

A. Ad Hoc Committee on Racial and Ethnic Definitions
B. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
C. Federal Interagency Committee on Education
D. Federal Standing Committee on Race and Ethnicity

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Latinos, Hispanics or What?

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Hispanic Population Growth: 1970 to 1990

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Answer
A. Ad Hoc Committee on Racial and Ethnic Definitions

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