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Old 05-21-2015, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Newport Beach, California
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And who are Mexicans usually? 60% Native American and 40% Spanish. Take your pick.
well, Mexicans (Spanish: Mexicanos) refers to the people of the United Mexican States, a multiethnic country in North America, and those who identify with the Mexican cultural and/or national identity.

You got a problem with the definition ?!
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Old 05-21-2015, 02:03 PM
 
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well, Mexicans (Spanish: Mexicanos) refers to the people of the United Mexican States, a multiethnic country in North America, and those who identify with the Mexican cultural and/or national identity.

You got a problem with the definition ?!
No but most Americans (yes, even in the states that were once Spanish territory, THEN Mexican territory, and then joined the USA) seem to not know the difference between Mexicans and Spaniards.

And even more painful is that Americans even in New England, home of so much colonial history, seem to think "England" and "United Kingdom" mean the same place. England is A SMALL PART of the United Kingdom! And "Netherlands" includes more than just "Holland"! Even worse, most Americans think "Dutch" only refers to the "Pennsylvania Dutch" (Amish, Mennonites, and all the sleaze in between) even though those folks are GERMAN in origin! NOT Dutch!
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