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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

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Stephanie Reyes

on 14 October 2015

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Transcript of Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

Dispelling Misconceptions
A. 32 Million
B. 54 Million
C. 63 Million
D. 39 Million

Which of the following made up the Hispanic population in the U.S. as of July 1, 2013?
B. 54 million
True or False?
There are more Puerto Ricans living in the 50 States than in Puerto Rico.

Although the 2010 Census counted the number of Puerto Ricans living in the United States at 4.6 million, more recent estimates show the Puerto Rican population to be over 5 million, as of 2012
C. The United States

Hispanic population is ranked 2nd worldwide, as of 2010. Only Mexico (120 million) had a larger Hispanic population than the United States (54 million).
The number of Hispanics or Latinos who are veterans of the U.S. armed forces?
A. 1.2 Million
B. 2.5 Million
C. 3 Million
D Less than 1 Million
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013 American Community Survey, Table B21001I
Source: 2013 Population Estimates
Hispanics constituted 17 percent of the nation's total population

Who is Hispanic/ Latino?

A. B. C.
D. All of the Above
A. 1.2 Million
Brief History
During the Roman Empire the Iberian Peninsula was called "Hispania"

Predominant language was Latin

Celtic invasion of the peninsula removed it from the Roman Empire and the language changed.
What languages make up the Latino/Hispanic culture?
How many continents are Latino/Hispanic people from?
was a term related to
from the Celtic or Bozque culture
is now a term related to cultures colonized by Spain that speak a dialect of Spanish
Brief History
B. Spanish
D. Four
A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four
A. Latin
B. Spanish & Portuguese
C. Spanish
D. All of the Above
Brief History
The Celtic invasion was then over taken by the Moor Invasion from North Africa.
In time 5 armies grouped together and successfully pushed out the Moors, forming the beginning of Portugal and Spain. Each of the 5 regions had different dialects of languages. Today Spanish and Portuguese are the common languages of the peninsula.
Brief History
Colonization led to the development of many of the current North and South American countries. Those areas settled by the Spanish are considered Hispanic heritage cultures and those settled by the Portuguese are considered Latino.
Portuguese people themselves prefer to be termed Lucitanians or Iberians.
Fun Fact: Also, did you know, many Latin countries have local indigenous dialects as well?
Europe, North America, South America, Africa
Hispanic Heritage Month 2015
Now let’s have some fun and dispel misconceptions and test your Hispanic cultural knowledge
Hispanic was a term related to Hispania it is now a term related to cultures colonized by Spain that speak a dialect of Spanish
Latins/ Hispanics in the U.S. make up 17% of the nation’s total population
As of 2010, what country had the second largest Hispanic population world wide?

A. Spain
B. El Salvador
C. United States
D. Guatemala
E. Mexico

As of September 2015, what was the percentage of Hispanic (non-student), Civil Servants that worked at NASA?
A. 4.5%
B. 6.8%
C. 8.9%
D. 9.6%
B. 6.8%

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
- Mother Teresa
Source: 2013 Population Estimates
Fun Fact:
62% of the Hispanic Civil Servant population at NASA, work in the Science and Engineering field.
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