What is an Anglo and Where do Anglo Americans come from?

Technically, an Anglo American or Anglo is an American descended from the Anglo-Saxon peoples of England.

But Hispanics use the term more broadly, for any white, English-speaking American not of Hispanic descent.

As of 1990, 25.8 percent of California’s population and 25.5 percent of Texas’s were Hispanic Americans.

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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