The largest continental ancestral group of Americans are that of Europeans who have origins in any of the original peoples of Europe.This includes people via African, North American, Caribbean, Central American or South American and Oceanian nations that have a large European diaspora.
Augustine, Florida in 1565 by Pedro Menéndez de Avilés.In the State of Texas, Spaniards first settled the region in the late 1600s and formed a unique cultural group known as Tejanos (Texanos).Since there were two seasons, a total of 40 men, we picked out some of the most popular ones.If you felt like we missed your favorite, hit us up in the comment section and let us know!This article is about the people of the United States of America. For the meanings of American in various contexts, see American (word). English-speakers, and even speakers of many other languages, typically use the term "American" to exclusively mean people of the United States; this developed from its original use to differentiate English people of the American colonies from English people of England.
The majority of Americans or their ancestors immigrated to America or are descended from people who were brought as slaves within the past five centuries, with the exception of the Native American population and people from Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippine Islands who became American through expansion of the country in the 19th century, the culture of the United States held in common by most Americans can also be referred to as mainstream American culture, a Western culture largely derived from the traditions of Northern and Western European colonists, settlers, and immigrants.According to the 2009 American Community Survey, there were 38,093,725 Black and African Americans in the United States, representing 12.4% of the population.In addition, there were 37,144,530 non-Hispanic blacks, which comprised 12.1% of the population.However, the English-Americans and British-Americans demography is considered a serious under-count as the stock tend to self-report and identify as simply 'Americans' due to the length of time they have inhabited America.Hispanic or Latino Americans (of any race) constitute the largest ethnic minority in the United States.On average, less than 5% of African residents self-reported as "African American" or "Afro-American" on the 2000 US Census.