How Does Race Change?: Location
How race is defined varies by place.
For example, in the past, Latin America had one of the most complex racial classification systems. There were 134 races, derived from different interracial origins. These are based on "skin tone."
Click on the below link to see the detailed system
This is a picture of one of the "races" of the Latin American Racial Classification System. The Mother is a Mestizo, (which is a person half-Indian and half-Spanish) and the Father is Spanish. The child from this union is considered a Castizo.
Even today, how your own race is defined varies by location.
To explore this personally check out the below box:
Global View of Race:
On the Quiz:
1. Read the introduction
2. Press the "Start the activity" button to begin the quiz.
3. After taking the quiz, think about how your race varies by location.