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Posted: 11/11/2001 4:23:26 AM EDT
Although I consider myself caucasion I've been able to distinguish myself as: ([i]Mothers heritage[/i]) Swiss Swedish Welsh ([i]Fathers heritage[/i] Irish Sioux Chinese(Cantonese) Alex
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Originally Posted By raf: No offense to your ethnic heritage, but I consider myself an [b]American[/b].
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LOL Yes, I consider myself an American foremost but none the less this is my lineage. I'm just curious. Alex
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[center][size=6][blue]AMERICAN[/blue][/size=6][/center] Doesn't amtter where my parents came from, doesn't matter where my grand parents came from, doesn't matter at all. I am 100% Native American, indians just have to suck it up and give up that title.
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Mothers side-German and Irish Fathers side- Irish and Grandmother from Hungary Actually I'm trying to get my Hungarian Citizenship also just for the heck of it. No Slack!
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Originally Posted By hielo: [center][size=6][blue]AMERICAN[/blue][/size=6][/center] Doesn't amtter where my parents came from, doesn't matter where my grand parents came from, doesn't matter at all. I am 100% Native American, indians just have to suck it up and give up that title.
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Exactly. I came across the term 'indiginous Americans' a while back. hmmm come to think of it, it was an Indian who used it. I prefer that term for Indians. My heritage is mostly German and Welsh, back on topic. [:)]
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 6:49:32 AM EDT
I am an American.
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American [i]by way of the Phillipine and Spain(my mom is half Spanish on my Grandad side)[/i]
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[Last Edit: 11/11/2001 7:46:53 AM EDT by EricTheHun]
Move over boys, I'm a [size=4][b][red]Native American![/red][/b][/size=4] All right, all right, just to show you that I'm not all Hun all the time, my ancestry is mostly English and German, in that order. My English ancestors arrived in this country in 1675, my German ancestors in 1830. My great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather was Edward Teague, born 1660 in Cornwall, England, who came to America in 1675, landing at Annapolis, Maryland. Eric The(I'llBetYouAreANativeAmerican,Too!)Hun[>]:)]
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 7:35:36 AM EDT
Schlesischen Preußen Schwabischen Ceska Late arrival. Almost missed the party. Can hardly forgive my grandparents. They identified themselves as Americans, and were extremely grateful and respectful of this country. So am I. Luck Alac The flame burns in none like the converted.
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 8:10:28 AM EDT
I'm an AMERICAN by way of Scottland, England and Norway. I'm not sure of the percentages but I think I'm mostly scottish as I often get an almost overpowering urge to wear a kilt and heave large trees to and fro. crash
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indigenous- Of, or produced naturally in a region. Describes me perfectly. I am indigenous to the California's Mojave Desert. (I was "born naturally" there!) Can I have preferential treatment and hiring, now? [;D]
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 8:47:09 AM EDT
I'm mainly- -Irish (specificaly northern Irish) this also includes scotch & welsh. -Swedish also a hint of German. my scottish ancestors have been in the country since the early 1700's.
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 9:26:59 AM EDT
American by way of Scotland and Poland
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American by way of Germany....way...way back Bulldog OUT
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American, by way of Mexico. Though born in California.
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 9:41:34 AM EDT
LotBoy is [size=4][b]AMERICAN[/b][/size=4]!
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Mom's side German Dad's side Scotch-Irish Cherokee
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German aristocrat on Mom's side......Austrian on Dad's. 2nd generation here, still thinking, "Hey, this place is great!"
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My mom's side: Filipino, Spanish My dad's side: Filipino, Chinese But me? Born & raised here in CA, that makes me an American.
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Poland, Ireland, Scotland.
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IM AA All American trailed by heinz 57 variety [devil]
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Mutt.... Mother--Romanian Father--Greek, English, German, Italian. Born in Italy -Milano. Lived In Bucharest for a while and moved to New York in '84.
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I am hated. [img]www.ar15.com/members/albums/Imbroglio%2Fpic3%2Ejpg[/img]
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Originally Posted By Imbroglio: I am hated. [img]www.ar15.com/members/albums/Imbroglio%2Fpic3%2Ejpg[/img]
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Damn, you ugly too! $hit happends and it happened to you at birth! LoL I am American by way of Hawaii, beauty happens when whites and hawaiians mix.
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 12:43:05 PM EDT
Originally Posted By brouhaha: I am [size=6][red]A[/red][white]m[/white][blue]e[/blue][red]r[/red][white]i[/white][blue]c[/blue][red]a[/red][white]n[/white][/size=6] But if you want to know what my ethnic background is, I'm half Cherokee and half Scottish. I even have a castle named for my family in NE Scotland.
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Hmmm, I've no heard of Castle Brouhaha... [;)] well, lessee here... I'm AMERICAN, my daddy and mom was American, my gran'dad's and grandmom's were American ... Ah, yes, back in the 1850's did my mom's ancesters come from the Saxony region of Germany, and just before that my dad's ancesters arrived from somewhere near Hanover (I'm told)... so I guess my ancetry would be Germanic.
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American since the late 1600s.
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American. Half Italian Irish Scottish Misc. Other European Nationalities 1% Commanche One day I want to take my pasty white ass over to the reservation and say "Finally I am back among my people!" Then complain about the white man. I just need to become the world's fastest person first. Kyle
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 1:57:56 PM EDT
E pluribus unum in action! Amazing to see what a mix of origins people have. All ultimately becoming (hopefully) irrelevant to any substantial question. In the meantime, there is no harm in finding out where your ancestors came from. It helps gives you some perspective about how you came to be in the land of the free and the home of the brave.
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 2:20:37 PM EDT
Father full German, Mother full French, I'm first generation born in USA. Wife is also German, born and raised in the same town in Germany as my father. Both kids also born in Germany.
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My heritage is Polish and German. Fathers side (Polish) can over to America in 1919. My grandfather was born in 1920. My moms side (German) came over in 1895. Av.
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I was borned in Afghanistan, and have recently moveded into USA....I take civil service test for NYC policeman, and three months later, they give me gun and badge!! what a wonderful country!! They give me social security number and now I get free money for food, they called food stamps!!! No worry though, I not here to hurt anyone, I just want to leech off your tax dollars and sent monies back to my homeland, beautiful, sunny Afghanistan. It beats driving a cab!! America....what a country!!! Actually, my parents are Greek and Maltese (yes, like the dog)......but I was born in the USA (unfortunately NYC), but hey it beats pakistan or ethiopia
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Father: Scottish\Welsh from way back. Mother: Armenian (from Iran) second generation.
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Irish English French Pennsylvania Dutch (Or so I've been told by my parents)
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[Last Edit: 11/11/2001 2:50:18 PM EDT by cc48510]
American First But, on My Dad's Side: Dal Raidan (Circa 500 A.D.) Swedish (Circa 600 A.D.) Norse (Circa 700 A.D.) English Welsh French Scotch-Irish Polish German Spanish Portugueese Isreali (Ancestors Lived In Jeruselam After The Crusades Until Expelled.) Cherokee My Mom's Side: English Scotch-Irish Bahamian (During English Colonization)
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 3:03:25 PM EDT
The only difference in the people here is time! We are all Americans. Our ancestors merely came over at different times. Even the Native Americans came over here, just before everyone else.
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E. Pluribus Uterus
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melting pot
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Dad's Side: Dal Raida --> Sweden (Circa 600's) Sweden --> Norway (Circa 700's) Noway --> Rest Of Europe (Viking Conquests) Wales --> USA (Circa 1690) France --> USA (Circa 1700s) Spain --> East Florida Colony (Circa 1500s/1600s) Holy Roman Empire --> Jeruselam (Crusades) Mom's Side: England --> Key West Colony (Circa 1600's) Key West Colony --> Bahamas (Circa 1700's) Bahamas --> USA (Shortly After Ceeded By Spain) Ireland --> USA (Circa 1800's)
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 3:18:36 PM EDT
-Irish (specificaly northern Irish) this also includes scotch & welsh.
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It's "Scots" not scotch. Scotch is a whiskey, Scots are a people. My great-grandfather hammered this into us when I was little (he was born in Scotland & had dual citizenship). I was a pall-bearer at his funeral, had a piper & everything. It was a tearjerker.
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Movement Within USA. Asia --> North Carolina/Tennessee (Cherokee) Wales --> Virginia Spain --> Florida England --> Florida Bahamas --> Florida ??????? --> Pennsylvania Virginia --> Kentucky --> Tennessee Tennessee --> Alabama Tennessee --> Arkansas Tennessee --> Alabama Tennessee --> Republic Of Texas --> State Of Texas Tennessee --> South America (Fought With Simon Bolivar) Knoxville, Tennessee --> Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta, Georgia --> Smyrna, Georgia Vidalia, Georgia --> Smyrna, Georgia Vidalia, Georgia --> Conecuh County, Alabama Smyrna, Georgia --> Marietta, Georgia Marietta, Georgia --> Vieques, Puerto Rico Vieques, Puerto Rico --> Homestead, Florida Homestaed, Florida -- South Miami, Florida South Miami, Florida --> Atlanta, Georgia Vieques, Puerto Rico --> Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. --> Ogden, Utah Smyrna, Georgia --> San Diego, PRK Ireland --> Florida
Link Posted: 11/11/2001 4:44:31 PM EDT
American first but made up from German, Irish, Sweedish.
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