According to another autosomal DNA study from , the Brazilian population, in all regions of the country, was also found out to be predominantly European: "all the Brazilian samples regions lie more closely to the European group than to the African populations or to the Mestizos from Mexico". They became landless and are represented among the poorest segments of Brazilian society, while the European or White population dominates the upper classes. The Brazilian population of more evident black physiognomy is more strongly present along the coast, due to the high concentration of slaves working on sugar cane plantations. First of all, it was because of the direct influence of African Americans , [ citation needed ] who are seen by Brazilians as the "race victory". In large plantations of sugar cane and in the mining areas, the white master often choose the most beautiful black slaves to work inside the house. Archived from the original on 31 May
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Black women usually appear under strong sexual connotation and sensuality. The first Spaniards and Portuguese explorers in the Americas initially enslaved Amerindian populations. Several other older studies have suggested that European ancestry is the main component in all Brazilian regions.