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American Brazilian

Notable American Brazilians:
Ellen Gracie Northfleet • Orville Derby
Ethnic group
GroupAmerican Brazilian
Americano Brasileiro    Estadunidense Brasileiro 
Population date177,000 - 380,000
Significant populationsBrazil: Mainly Southeastern and Northeastern Brazil

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An American Brazilian ( ) is a Brazilian person of full, partial or predominant North American ancestry, or a US - born person immigrant in Brazil.

The Confederados are a cultural sub-group in the nation of Brazil. They are the descendants of people who fled from the Confederate States of America to Brazil with their families after the American Civil War.

At the end of the American Civil War in the 1860s, a migration of Confederates to Brazil began, with the total number of immigrants estimated in the thousands. They settled primarily in Southern and Southeastern Brazil: in Americana, Campinas, São Paulo, Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, Juquiá, New Texas, Xiririca, Rio de Janeiro and Rio Doce. But in Santarém, Pará - in the north on the Amazon River - and in the states of Bahia and Pernambuco received a significant number of American immigrants.

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