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Brazil has received the third largest number of immigrants in the Western Hemisphereafter the United States and Argentina.
Brazil's structure, legislation and settlement policies for arriving immigrants were much less organized than in Canada and the United States at the time. People of more than 70 different nationalities were recorded. Following the trend of several other countries in the Americas, which encouraged immigration from many countries, Brazil quickly became a melting pot of races and nationalities, but being peculiar in the sense of having the highest degree of intermarriage in the world.
Immigrants found a strong social and cultural tolerance toward inter-racial marriageincluding large numbers of Mulattoes European and AfricanCaboclos Indian and European and mixed European, African and Indian people, though it was not accompanied by an entire lack of racism.
Correspondingly, the same mentality reflected in low psychological and social barriers regarding intermarriage between Europeans, Middle Easterners and Asians of several origins, as well as between people of different religions.
History of immigration[ edit ] It is that the Americas were settled by three migratory waves from Northern Asia. The Native Brazilians are thought to descend from the first wave of migrants, who arrived in the region around BC.
The Arawaks and the Caribs, the last ones to get in contact with the Portuguese, lived in the North and Northwest of Brazil.
The European immigration to Brazil started in the 16th century, with the vast majority of them coming from Portugal. In the first two centuries of colonization,Portuguese arrived in Brazil around colonists per year.
In the 18th century,Portuguese arrived 6, per year. The original Amerindian population of Brazil between two and five million largely died from disease or violence or was assimilated into the Portuguese population. Another important ethnic group, Africans, first arrived as slaves.
Many came from Guineaor from West African countries — by the end of the eighteenth century many had been taken from the Kingdom of Kongo and modern-day AngolaMozambique, Ghana and Nigeria.
Nowadays, there are still small immigration waves coming from the African continent. The largest influx of European immigrants to Brazil occurred in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. According to the Memorial do Imigrante statistics data, Brazil attracted nearly 5 million immigrants between and However, the biggest part of the immigrants was sent to Southeast Brazil to work in the coffee plantations.
In the South, the immigrants established rural communities that, still today, have a strong cultural connection with their ancestral homelands. These Christian Levantine Arab immigrants were wrongly called " Turks " by many Brazilians because their original countries were still under Ottoman rule back in the period when Arab immigration to Brazil began.
The number of actual Turks who immigrated to Brazil was in fact very small. Chinese, Taiwanese and Koreans influx became common after the s.Since , some 57 million immigrants have come to the United States from other lands.
Approximately 10 million passed through on their way to some other place or returned to their original homelands, leaving a net gain of some 47 million people. New York City Ethnic composition - Demographics of New York City The borough of Queens is the only large county in the United States where the median income among black households, about $52, a year, has surpassed that of whites.
The largest wave of Italian immigration to the United States took place in the late nineteenth century. The outcome might serve as a historic marker for a new wave of highly skilled immigrants – most likely from China and India – who may alter the racial and ethnic fabric of our cities and.
Brazilian ethnic constitution was widely influenced by race-based ideas from the second half of the 19th century and early 20th century, leading Brazil to chose white immigrants as the ideal “race” to constitute Brazilian population, just like the United States, Australia and Canada.
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The latest wave of immigration1 to the United States—mainly from Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America—has permanently altered the racial and ethnic composition of the United States.2 One consequence is that Latinos replaced African Americans as .