This includes people via African, North American, Caribbean, Central American or South American and Oceanian nations that have a large European diaspora.Twenty-one years later, Virginia Dare born 1587 Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina, was the first child born in the Thirteen Colonies to English parents.Large-scale immigration in the late 19th and early 20th centuries from Southern and Eastern Europe introduced a variety of elements.
People of Spanish or Hispanic descent have lived in what is now the United States since the founding of St.
Augustine, Florida in 1565 by Pedro Menéndez de Avilés.
Hispanic or Latino Americans (of any race) constitute the largest ethnic minority in the United States.
They form the second largest group after non-Hispanic Whites in the United States, comprising 16.3% of the population according to the 2010 United States Census.
In addition, there were 37,144,530 non-Hispanic blacks, which comprised 12.1% of the population.
The first West African slaves were brought to Jamestown, Virginia in 1619.
People of European descent, or White Americans (also referred to as Caucasian Americans), constitute the majority of the 308 million people living in the United States, with 72.4% of the population in the 2010 United States Census.
The largest continental ancestral group of Americans are that of Europeans who have origins in any of the original peoples of Europe.
The English settlers treated these captives as indentured servants and released them after a number of years.