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Puerto Rico
Coordinates: 18°12′N 66°30′W / 18.2°N 66.5°W / 18.2; -66.5Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico  (Spanish)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Joannes est nomen ejus" (Latin) "John is his name"Anthem: "La Borinqueña"[a] "The Borinquenian""The Star-Spangled Banner"Great SealStatus Unincorporated territoryCapital and largest city San Juan 18°27′N 66°6′W / 18.450°N 66.100°W / 18.450; -66.100Official languages Spanish English[1]Common languages94.7% Spanish[2]5.3% EnglishEthnic groups75.8% White12.4% Black3.3% Two or more races0.5% American Indian & Alaskan Native0.2% Asian<0.1% Pacific Islander7.8% Other[3]DemonymPuerto Rican (formal) American (since 1917) Boricua (colloquial)Country  United StatesGovernment Commonwealth[b
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Lingua Franca
A lingua franca (/ˌlɪŋɡwə ˈfræŋkə/ (listen); lit. Frankish tongue),[1] also known as a bridge language, common language, trade language, auxiliary language, vehicular language, or link language is a language or dialect systematically used to make communication possible between groups of people who do not share a native language or dialect, particularly when it is a third language that is distinct from both of the speakers' native languages.[2] Lingua francas have developed around the world throughout human history, sometimes for commercial reasons (so-called "trade languages" facilitated trade), but also for cultural, religious, diplomatic and administrative convenience, and as a means of exchanging information between scientists and other scholars of different nationalities.[3][4] The term is taken from the medieval Mediterranean Lingua Franca, a Romance-based pidgin language used (especially by traders and seamen) as a lingua franca
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Ethnic Groups
An ethnic group, or an ethnicity, is a category of people who identify with each other based on similarities such as common ancestry, language, society, culture or nation.[1][2] Ethnicity is usually an inherited status based on the society in which one lives. Membership of an ethnic group tends to be defined by a shared cultural heritage, ancestry, origin myth, history, homeland, language or dialect, symbolic systems such as religion, mythology and ritual, cuisine, dressing style, art, and physical appearance. Ethnic groups, derived from the same historical founder population, often continue to speak related languages and share a similar gene pool
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Donald Trump
Donald John Trump
Trump
(born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump
Trump
was born and raised in the New York City
New York City
borough of Queens, and received a B.S. degree in economics from the Wharton School
Wharton School
at the University of Pennsylvania. He took charge of his family's real-estate business in 1971, renamed it The Trump
Trump
Organization, and expanded its operations from Queens
Queens
and Brooklyn
Brooklyn
into Manhattan. The company built or renovated skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Trump later started various side ventures, mostly by licensing his name. He co-authored several books, including The Art of the Deal
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[note 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation.[1] To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.[2]Contents1 History 2 Geodetic datum 3 Horizontal coordinates3.1 Latitude
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Race And Ethnicity In The United States Census
Race and ethnicity in the United States
Race and ethnicity in the United States
Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget
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Maite Oronoz Rodríguez
Rodríguez ([roˈðɾiɣeθ] in Peninsular Spain or [ro'ðɾiɣes] in Latin America) is a Hispanic surname meaning "son of Rodrigo". It has ties to the kingdom of Castile in Spain where Nobles held the name. It is sometimes rendered without the accent mark. Farther back in history you will find Rodriguez
Rodriguez
has ties to the Visigoth Kingdom of the Germanic Era (Last Visigoth King). It may refer to:People:Rodríguez (surname), people with the surname or mononym Rodríguez Rodrigues
Rodrigues
(surname), people with the surname RodriguesMusicSixto Rodriguez, singer-songwriter who records
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Latin Language
Latin
Latin
(Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: [ˈlɪŋɡʷa laˈtiːna]) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. The Latin alphabet
Latin alphabet
is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium.[4] Through the power of the Roman Republic, it became the dominant language in Italy, and subsequently throughout the western Roman Empire. Latin
Latin
has contributed many words to the English language. In particular, Latin
Latin
(and Ancient Greek) roots are used in English descriptions of theology, the sciences, medicine, and law. By the late Roman Republic
Roman Republic
(75 BC), Old Latin
Old Latin
had been standardised into Classical Latin
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Pacific Islands American
Pacific Islands Americans, also known as Oceanian Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, or Native Hawaiian
Native Hawaiian
and/or other Pacific Islander Americans, are Americans
Americans
who have ethnic ancestry among the indigenous peoples of Oceania
Oceania
(viz. Polynesians, Melanesians
Melanesians
and Micronesians). For its purposes, the U.S. Census also counts Indigenous Australians as part of this group.[2][3] Pacific Islander
Pacific Islander
Americans
Americans
make up 0.5% of the U.S. population including those with partial Pacific Islander
Pacific Islander
ancestry, enumerating about 1.4 million people. The largest ethnic subgroups of Pacific Islander Americans
Americans
are Native Hawaiians, Samoans, Chamorros, Fijians, Marshallese and Tongans
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La Borinqueña
La, LA, or L.A. may refer to:Contents1 Arts and entertainment1.1 Music 1.2 Other media2 Business, organizations, and government agencies 3 Language 4 Places4.1 Europe 4.2 North America 4.3 Elsewhere5 Science, technology, and mathematics5.1 Biology, biochemistry, and medicine 5.2 Computing 5.3 Other uses in science, technology, and mathematics6 Other uses 7 People with the given name, La 8 See alsoArts and entertainment[edit] Music[edit]La, a musical note in the most common form of solmization, as well as in solfège "L.A.", a song by Elliott Smith on Figure 8 (album) L.A. (EP), by Teddy Thompson L.A. (Light Album), a Beach Boys album L.A. (Neil Young song), 1973 The La's, an English rock band L.A. Reid, a prominent music producer Yung L.A., a rapper Lady Antebellum, an American country music trio "L.A." (Amy Macdonald song), 2007Other media[edit]l(a, a poem by E. E
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Governor Of Puerto Rico
A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state. In federations, governor may be the title of a politician who governs a constituent state and may be either appointed or elected. The power of the individual governor can vary dramatically between political systems, with some governors having only nominal or largely ceremonial power, while others having a complete control over the entire government. Historically, the title can also apply to the executive officials acting as representatives of a chartered company which has been granted exercise of sovereignty in a colonial area, such as the British East India Company
East India Company
or the Dutch East India
India
Company
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Multiracial Americans
Multiracial
Multiracial
Americans
Americans
are Americans
Americans
who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races". The term may also include Americans
Americans
of mixed-race ancestry who self-identify with just one group culturally and socially (cf. the one-drop rule). In the 2010 US census, approximately 9 million individuals, or 2.9% of the population, self-identified as multiracial.[2][3] There is evidence that an accounting by genetic ancestry would produce a higher number
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List Of Sovereign States
The following is a list providing an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty. The 206 listed states can be divided into three categories based on membership within the United Nations
United Nations
system: 193 member states,[1] two observer states and 11 other states. The sovereignty dispute column indicates states whose sovereignty is undisputed (190 states) and states whose sovereignty is disputed (16 states, of which there are six member states, one observer state and nine other states). Compiling a list such as this can be a difficult and controversial process, as there is no definition that is binding on all the members of the community of nations concerning the criteria for statehood. For more information on the criteria used to determine the contents of this list, please see the criteria for inclusion section below
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Demonym
A demonym (/ˈdɛmənɪm/; from Greek δῆμος, dêmos, "people, tribe" and όνομα, ónoma, "name") or gentilic (from Latin gentilis, "of a clan, or gens")[1] is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, usually derived from the name of the place or that of an ethnic group.[2] As a sub-field of anthroponymy, the study of demonyms is called demonymy or demonymics. Examples of demonyms include Cochabambino, for someone from the city of Cochabamba; American for a person from the country called the United States
United States
of America; and Swahili, for a person of the Swahili coast. Demonyms do not always clearly distinguish place of origin or ethnicity from place of residence or citizenship, and many demonyms overlap with the ethnonym for the ethnically dominant group of a region
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Borinquen (other)
Borinquen is another name for Puerto Rico, derived from the indigenous Taíno name Borikén. Borinquen may also refer to several geographical areas:Borinquen (Aguadilla) Borinquen (Caguas) Borinquen (Oriente)This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Borinquen. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the inten
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The Star-Spangled Banner
"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from "Defence of Fort M'Henry",[2] a poem written on September 14, 1814, by the then 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key
Francis Scott Key
after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry
Fort McHenry
by British ships of the Royal Navy
Royal Navy
in Baltimore
Baltimore
Harbor during the Battle of Baltimore
Battle of Baltimore
in the War of 1812. Key was inspired by the large American flag, with 15 stars and 15 stripes, known as the Star-Spangled Banner, flying triumphantly above the fort during the American victory. The poem was set to the tune of a popular British song written by John Stafford Smith for the Anacreontic Society, a men's social club in London
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