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Indian Nationalism and Indian Independence - Within the context of the period 1847-1947 to what extent was Indian independence primarily the result of the growth of Indian nationalism. The decision to grant independence to India was not the logical culmination of errors in policy, neither was it as a consequence of a mass revolution forcing the British out of India, but rather, the decision was undertaken voluntarily. Patrick French argues that: “The British left India because they lost control over crucial areas of the administration, and lacked the will and the financial or military ability to recover that control”....   [tags: Indian Independence Essays]
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Love and Lust in Indian Literature - The pursuit of love and pleasure is well documented in Indian literature and theoretical texts, its sensual and powerful nature weaving its way into the history of Indian culture. Kama, as this pursuit is so called, is all encompassing of pleasures of both carnal and more educated stature, such as the pursuit of enjoyment in drama and musical endeavors. In the literature based on the more literal sense of “love between two people” there are two distinct types of this affection: that of the carnal desire that all people possess, no matter their strength of ascetic beliefs, and the sacred love that is felt between husband and wife....   [tags: Indian Literature] 1301 words
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The Role of the Election Commission in Indian Democracy - The Role of the Election Commission in Indian Democracy OBJECTIVE: The project report will tend to work upon providing the readers an insight into the body called the Election Commission of India. The report will try to formulate a collection of information regarding the establishment of the body, its utility in the country’s political sphere. The report will also bring about the technicalities regarding the same. Like its membership, chairmanship, and about the method of its working. Ailing from that facet the report would be picking up the powers of this body....   [tags: Indian Government]
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Fly Ash Bricks in the Indian Market - This research study focuses on finding the scope of fly ash bricks in Indian market. As with changing modes of construction and time new construction material and new technologies are in demand. Bricks are the most important material of construction and they are mostly facing the changes and without bricks any type of construction is incomplete. The convectional red bricks were used for a very long period of time but now people are facing many problems because of disturbance in the environment, as these bricks are very hazardous for the eco system....   [tags: Indian Market]
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The Growth of Indian English Novel - Introduction to Indian English Literature: English, the language of international status, is especially remarkable for its flexible and variable character. It is not tied down to typical English conventions and social, cultural and literary background in various countries when it is read and spoken. It, on the other hand, has come under the dominant influence of the cultural and social background of the countries concerned. The geographical, climatic, social and cultural conditions prevalent in a country have determined the character of written and spoken English....   [tags: Indian English Literature]
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Background on the Sioux Indian Culture - The three online movies I chose to learn more about the culture in which I chose to write about and depict the life and culture of the Sioux Indian, (both past and present) are all from YouTube, and are as follows: *500 Tribes, *Meet the Sioux Indians, Plains Indian Tribe, 1949, and *The Great Sioux Nation. The films portrayed the Sioux in an almost identical manor, and although each of the films ran from twenty-five minutes long, to an hour and a half, they covered the same amount of ground and produced the same information....   [tags: Native American Indian history]
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The Trail of Tears: Indian Genocide - “Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race.” -― Martin Luther King Jr. The Trail of Tears is a historical title given to an event that happened in 1838.In this event, the Cherokee community of Native Americans was forced by the USA government to move from their native home in the Southern part of the contemporary America to what is known as the Indian territories of Oklahoma. While some travelled by water, most of them travelled by land....   [tags: Cherokee Indian Removal]
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Yajnaseni – A Synonym of Indian Woman - Indian tradition has awarded highest regard to a woman, considered her a mother, who is regarded as the epitome of purity and inviolability. India has always had a special place for women in almost every ritualistic practice in the society. A woman is free to take part in any spiritual and social service unlike many cultures in the society. And women from time immemorial have exhibited their dynamic energy, devoted efforts and dedicated service for their family, society and every other field where they have got an opportunity or platform to perform....   [tags: mother, women's rights, Indian culture]
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The Indian Big Bazaar - Big Bazaar As one of the pioneers in India retail with multiple retail formats, they unite a diverse and eager community of Indian buyers, sellers and enterprises. The combined impact on business is intense: Around 300 million customers to go into their stores each year, and select more than 30,000 small, medium and large business owners and manufacturers from all over India delivered products and services. This number is finally set to grow. You have 35,000 people from every area of our company is engaged....   [tags: Indian buyers, sellers and enterprises] 1366 words
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Feminism and Indian Realities - It is claimed that the tide is changing; Indian women are attaining their freedom (White, 1). Are they really. Many people in India still want a daughter, or daughter-in-law like Sita (Mangharam, 1). Why. Isn’t being an individual better than being Sita. Is not the uniqueness of each individual what makes the world unique. If all the girls imitate Sita, where is this uniqueness. Feminist perspective believes that being Sita takes a women’s right away. Every woman should not be expected to be Sita, just because she seemed obedient and a great wife in the book Ramayana (Anand, 1)....   [tags: Indian Women, Freedom]
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Poverty and Corruption: Indian Slums in A Nutshell - Poverty: the state of being extremely poor. Corruption: dishonest conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. This is how many define poverty and corruption; however, without familiarity, words are just words – different combinations of the same twenty-six letters. Without actually experiencing either in one’s life, those of fortune can never truly understand the implications, associations, and repercussions of each, which is made evident by studying those who are living in rundown, despairing slums, which “for the purpose of census, has been defined as a residential area where dwellings are unfit for human habitation by reasons of dilapidation, overcrowding … lack of ventilation...   [tags: Poverty, Indian Slums]
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Contmeporary Ethnic Wear: The Indian Sari - ... It is a style blended with tradition. Dakshini style/south I Indian style - exquisite designs for those who breathe fashion; with the flavor of tradition; adding style and dignity to a Fashionista’s persona. From Kerala cotton to heavy south Indian silk like kanijvaram, dharmavaram, rasihpuram- all can add a glitzy aura with the charm of a woman. Here the Pallu draped to left shoulder. South Indian Sari fulfill the need of every occasion; suitable for women of every age. These saris have a unique craftsmanship, and astonishing eyes for perfection....   [tags: North Indian Styles] 889 words
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Caste System, The Scourge of Indian Civilization - Caste system has been the scourge of Indian civilization and culture. The battle against this oppressive and inhuman is older than even some of the great religions of the world. The first warrior to wage against this system was probably Gautam Buddha who waged the war against this inhuman system in 6th century B.C. No doubt, Buddha was able to put some dents in the system, but after the Nirvana of Buddha, the system once again rose like a phoenix and gained strength to crush humanity. In fact, the system has proved to be the most agile and resilient against the liberal human traditions....   [tags: indian culture, religion]
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Introduction to Classical Indian Literary Tradition - This human life is believed to have evolved with difficulty after millions of birth. While on the other hand, the theory of “Karma” states that this birth and deaths are the results of one’s own action, and this human form is a unique opportunity to come out of this continuous circle of birth and death. With this life we are gifted with the power of “free will”. It suggests that unlike other animals we being the supreme organisms on the planet not only have the power to control nature, but also possess the capacity to use the free will....   [tags: indian tradition, free will, sanskrit] 1007 words
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2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake - The 9.0 magnitude Indian Ocean earthquake was caused by subduction under the Indian Ocean. Earthquakes are usually caused by convection currents leading to subduction/convergent currents. Convection currents is caused by magma rising from the deepest part of the earth, then slowly cooling, sinking again then re-heating, then rising upwards basically repeating the rising and cooling then re-heating cycle over and over again. The plates are separated from each other and they move apart, the plates then obviously hit another plate right next to it causing subduction....   [tags: earthquake, indian ocean, convection current]
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The Role of Women in Indian Life - Women were important in Indian Life, because they kept the group going, they kept them in food, not by hunting, but when the men come back they prepare the meat, and make it edible and preserve it for weeks to come. Whether the band will starve or not is down to the women. If the tribe needs to pack up and leave, it’s down to the women to do it quick and efficiently, and it’s up to them to carry it. When the men are out hunting the women have to collect sticks to hang the skins off it, so it can dry out to be used for tipis, for coats and saddles....   [tags: women, indian, native americans, feminism, gender,] 419 words
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The Beatles Experimental Influence With Indian Music - In the earlier stages of their career and success, The Beatles were established as a pop rock group within the world of music. Despite the fact that this was their marker of sound, The Beatles were always thriving to experiment with their music and this showed that they had the power to diversify their sound. By broadening their horizons with Indian music, and culture it represented their development, growth, and eclectic ways with songwriting. Overall, it can be argued that the music and philosophy of India influenced The Beatles approach and exploration with songwriting through their experimentation with music....   [tags: ravis shankar, indian music, the beatles]
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Feminism in Indian English and Tamil literature - The term 'feminism' has its origin from the Latin word lemina' meaning 'woman'. It refers to the advocacy of women's rights, status and power at par with men on the grounds of 'equality of sexes'. In other words, it relates to the belief that women should have the same social, economic and political rights as men. The term became popular from the early twentieth century struggles for securing women's suffrage or voting rights in the western countries, and the later well-organized socio-political movement for women's emancipation from patriarchal oppression....   [tags: lemina, women's right, indian women]
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Indian Removal Speech - ... I'm proud to stand here today in front of you guys today to try and get our land back and return to our homes. My family, my friends, my people knew that this day will come but we thought we could fight back. That did not work out for us after the deadline. When we were forcefully removed out of our homes, put into cattle pits in the pouring cold rain, and had to march through the cold winter snow were we had to burry a lot of my people and close ones. I have always wanted to know what Georgia wanted from us or our land....   [tags: Cherokee Indian, native americans] 596 words
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Indian Encounters:The Turks, The Mongols, and Islam - A society that is often overlooked that has made great achievements and who has had a significant impact on modern day society is nonetheless, India and ancient Indian civilization. After the fall of the Gupta Empire in 480, small kingdoms throughout the region, which was invaded by the Turks and Mongols, but was not conquered, would rule India. The northern parts of India frequently were raided and invaded by the Turks, all the way from Afghanistan to Central Asia. Muslim Turks decided to rule a state in north India called the Delhi sultanate, which was ruled for several centuries, and in the mean time Islam gained its adherents throughout the southern regions of Asia....   [tags: indian civilization, muslim turks, mongols]
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Examination of The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978 - Each year, there are thousands of children that are misplaced from their families and are seeking a permanent living placement. Their permanent placement may be found with family members or friends, or even through a private adoption. There are federal laws and state mandates that are implemented to ensure that the best interests of all children involved in an adoption or placement proceedings are heard. The best interests and needs of a child may include educational needs, medical needs, housing/placement preferences, or finding a family that reflects the ethnic and cultural heritage of the child in question....   [tags: Indian Child Welfare Act]
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Indian Removal Act - Indian Removal Act From the time of Thomas Jefferson’s term as president the United States government was trying to encourage Indians to adapt to the ways of the white people living in the United States (Out of Many 280). Many groups of Indians refused to adapt to these ways causing them to be removed from their land in the East to land in the West (Out of Many 280). Some Indian tribes refused to move making the federal government sign treaties to remove Indians from their land which, opened up room for white settlers (Out of Many 280)....   [tags: American History, Cherokees, Indian Tribes] 1181 words
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Lack of Unity During the French and Indian War - In previous wars, such as The French and Indian War, the colonists lacked unity. During the French and Indian War, the Indians mocked and laughed at the difficulty of pulling and working together to fight and win. The Sugar Act and Stamp Act, tax raising revenues, sparked anger among the colonists. As England issued more unfair taxes and restricted the right to protest against the unjust laws, Americans saw the importance and the strength of acting as one unified nation. Nevertheless, despite the efforts of reconciliation, such as the Olive Branch Petition, England continued to trample on the rights of the colonists, leading to a war for freedom....   [tags: French and Indian War, Revolutionary America, ] 621 words
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The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie - ... When his parents come home, he quickly decides the best thing to do is to leave his school and go to Reardan High. By making this decision, Junior is not only affecting himself but he is also affecting others around him, especially his best friend Rowdy. So junior walks over to the tribal school and tells Rowdy about his decision. At first he doesn’t believe Junior but once he realizes that everything he is saying is true. Rowdy becomes so full with anger and hate that he punches him right in the nose and yells, “ I hate you!” (Alexie 53)....   [tags: spokane indian reservation] 1598 words
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Use of Hofstede's Five Dimensional Model to Analyze Indian Culture - The purpose of this paper is to do a personal assessment of Indian culture. I will also be explaining Hofstede's five dimensional model, will use it to analyze the Indian culture and talk about the five dimensional model from my own observations. Hofstede has identified five different cultural dimensions. These dimensions include power-distance, individualism/collectivism, masculinity/femininity, uncertainty avoidance and lastly long term orientation. According to Hofstede, power distance is the first dimension which translates to how all individuals in a society aren't equal and there is a decent amount of inequality when it comes to the division of power....   [tags: Mumbai, Indian culture ]
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An Eco-Critical Approach; A Study of Select North East Indian Poets - The study of ecology has gained immense popularity in the recent years as people have become more concerned about the deteriorating environment and eco-system. Thus, in the field of literature, a new approach, Ecocriticism which mainly deals with a critical reading of literary texts in relation to environment, nature and literature, has come forward. As the basic definition suggests that ecocriticism studies the 'relationship between literature and environment'. The paper tries to delve into this issue with specific references to the poetry of the Northeast India....   [tags: ecosystem, ecocrticism, indian poets]
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The French and Indian War Led to the Revolutionary War - The French and Indian War, which happened between 1754 and 1763 was a stepping-stone for what would become known as the Revolutionary War. The French and Indian War was originally a dispute over the Ohio River Valley. The French considered it their territory, where as the English considered it theirs. While it was a territorial dispute between the countries, the war took place in the colonies. The colonist fought bravely beside the British, whereas the Indians sided with the French. At the beginning all the countries wanted was to claim the Ohio River Valley as their own; however, the outcome of the war was very different....   [tags: French and Indian Wa, Revolutionary War, history, ] 800 words
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Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp - Ernest Hemingway Indian Camp From a fishing trip the local doctor is summoned to an Indian village to assist a woman in labour. With him are his young son and an older male relative. Although all women helped the pregnant Indian woman, the men "moved off up the road". They want not to hear her screaming. The men are fed up with it. Maybe it is also an Indian ritual that only women are allowed to see the woman being in labour. The Indians are not interest in the childbirth. Hemingway brought a metaphor in: "dark"....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp] 842 words
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Postcolonialism in Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp - Ernest Hemingway attempts to describe the interactions of white Americans and Native Americans in his short story “Indian Camp.” By closely reading this short story using a Postcolonialist approach, a deeper understanding of the colonization and treatment of the Native Americans by the white Americans can be gained. Hemingway uses an almost allegorical story as he exposes the injustices inflicted by the white oppressors through his characters. Through his characters Hemingway expresses the traits of the colonizer and the colonized....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp] 1721 words
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IITian: Indian Institutes of Technology - The purpose of this report is to help the student community understand the culture and life of IITian. Also to discuss major issues and things to be given care or attention at IIT. This will help the IIT system to understand the problem and thinking of students. Also will give students a brief idea about IIT and will help them to take their decision well. We adopted a proper methodology for this project, we prepare the survey, questionnaire discussing with professor. After that we selected the target students to have the variety and all kinds of possibility....   [tags: Informational Research Paper IIT Indian Technology] 962 words
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American Indian Movement: Activism and Repression - American Indian Movement: Activism and Repression      Native Americans have felt distress from societal and governmental interactions for hundreds of years. American Indian protests against these pressures date back to the colonial period. Broken treaties, removal policies, acculturation, and assimilation have scarred the indigenous societies of the United States. These policies and the continued oppression of the native communities produced an atmosphere of heightened tension. Governmental pressure for assimilation and their apparent aim to destroy cultures, communities, and identities through policies gave the native people a reason to fight....   [tags: Indian Native American History Essays]
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Symbols and Symbolism - Light and Dark in Hemingway's Indian Camp - Light and Dark Symbolism in Hemingway's Indian Camp The thematic usage of light and dark throughout "Indian Camp" symbolizes racial prejudice as well as the personal growth of the protagonist. The narrative showcases a world of Indian oppression and bigotry that degrades Indians to the role of dark ignorant stereotypes. The white men, on the other hand, seem to live in a self-made utopia of light and understanding. This concept of the lighter skinned white man holding supremacy over the darker skinned Indian permeates throughout the entire narrative....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp] 604 words
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Life-Size Indian by Beth Piatote - What is the value of one’s culture. Native culture is an integral part in a person’s life. A person consists of many different characteristics, such as personality and appearance; however, what makes a person more unique would be his own culture. Native culture is what a person grew up with and identifies him as, thus losing or forgetting it would mean losing himself. Although it is important to remain with one’s culture, many people end up losing it. This is the consequence of living in America, where people with diverse cultures exist....   [tags: Culture Piatote Indian Native American] 1581 words
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Cultural and Racial Inequality in Hemingway's Indian Camp - Cultural and Racial Inequality in Hemingway's Indian Camp Hemingway's "Indian Camp" concerns Nick Adams' journey into the unknown to ultimately experience and witness the full cycle of birth and death. Although Nick's experience is a major theme in the story, cultural inequality also is an issue that adds to the the story's narrative range. Throughout this short story, there are many examples of racial domination between Nick's family and the Indians. Dr. Adams' and Uncle George's racist behavior toward the Native Americans are based on the history of competition between Caucasians and America's indigenous peoples....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp] 578 words
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Analysis of The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks - Analysis of The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks For this month’s book report I read a book called ‘The Indian in the Cupboard’ by Lynne Reid Banks. This book was about a boy named Omri and his small Indian toy. For Omri’s birthday he received a small Indian toy from a friend and a small cupboard from his brother. Omri put his Indian in the cupboard and to his surprise when he opened the cupboard the Indian toy had come to life. Omri has to keep his Indian a secret for fear of an adult finding out....   [tags: The Indian in the Cupboard Literature Essays] 939 words
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Turning Point in Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp - Indian Camp Ernest Hemingway's "Indian Camp" is a story in which a man looks back upon a very influential event in his childhood. The story tells of a young boy named Nick, who watches as his father aids in the birth of a young Indian child. The circumstances that arrive during this event shape the "older Nick's" perception of his father, as well as life and mortality. Nick experiences his first eye-opening experience in the lines on page sixteen which describe the screams of the woman....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp] 459 words
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French Indian War - The French and Indian War The French and Indian war raged from 1754 to 1763. Its roots began long before the first shot was fired, about 100 years before between the French and the English. The French and Indian War was not fought between the French and the Indians, but the two allied with the Canadians against the English. It was the catalyst for the Seven Years War, from 1756-1763, which was brought over into Europe, the Carnatic Wars, and it eventually lead to the American Revolution....   [tags: Wars French Indian War France Native American]
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Analysis of Defining the ‘American Indian’ by Haig A. Bosmajian - Analysis of Defining the ‘American Indian’ by Haig A. Bosmajian “One of the first important acts of an oppressor is to define the oppressed victims he intends to jail or eradicate so that they will be looked upon as creatures warranting suppression and in some cases separation and annihilation” (Bosmajian 347). The writer, Haig A. Bosmajian, begins his essay with these words in “Defining the ‘American Indian’: A Case Study in the Language of Suppression.” In his essay, which targets mainstream Americans, he attempts to show his readers how language has been used in American history to “justify” the oppression o...   [tags: American Indian Haig A. Bosmajian Essays]
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Indian Novels From North-East - Are you warm. Yes I’m warm, John. With you near me I’ll never be cold. (108) Thus in their love world warmth of love always triumph over coldness of death. Nongkynrih in her “Prelude” to the book Around the Hearth: Khasi Legends writes that “the Khasis are a great storytelling people” (Nongkynrih 2007, vii). This habit of storytelling flows down the generations in that clan based society. In Hazarika’s novel Kharkongor retains this art, and albeit he faces linguistic barrier, he exhibits this art while narrating his story to John....   [tags: Indian, Shillong, Kharkongor]
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Indian Removal Policy of 1830 - President Andrew Jackson wanted the white settlers from the south to expand owning land from Five Indian tribes, which was called Indian Removal Policy (McNamara). The Five Indian tribes that were affected were Choctaws, Muskogee, Chickasaws, Cherokees, and the Seminoles. In the 1830, the Removal Act went into effect. The Removal Act gave President Andrew Jackson the power to remove Indian tribes living east of the Mississippi river by a negotiate removal treaties (James). The treaties, made the Indians give up their land for exchange of land in the west (James)....   [tags: removal act, trail of tears, indians]
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Cherokee Indian Marriages - Although there are several beliefs on how the Cherokee first arrived historical evidence shows they inhabited southeastern North American between A.D. 1000 and 1500 (Boudinot, 1829). Elias (1829) found The Trail of Tears to be “the best known episode in history as well as the worst,” for this devastating event forced relocation of the Indians from their home land in the southeast to a new unfamiliar land in Oklahoma. Thousands of Indians were forced from their homes with no warning and directed to march in the middle of winter to Oklahoma (Boudinot, 1829)....   [tags: American Indians]
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Indian Health Service - The Indian Health Service (IHS) is a healthcare program within the Department of Health and Human Services. (Agency Overview n.d.) It provides federal health services to eligible American Indians and Alaska Natives at IHS facilities. (Agency Overview n.d.) Services that IHS provide include medical, dental and vision, ancillary services, such as laboratory and pharmacy, specialty care which include services provided by the physician or specialist. (Agency Overview n.d.) The factors that affect the type of health care depend on the community needs, level of funds and whether treatment is medically necessary (Marx n.d.) American Indians and Alaska Natives can receive direct care at hospi...   [tags: healthcare, public health, American Indians]
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The Paleo-Indian Tradition - ... These Indians were very knowledgeable about the trees and plant life in their area. They used the abundant wildlife as part of their daily diet as well as using them for medicinal purposes (some of which are still being used today.) 4. Describe at least three specific references to the main components of traditional religious and ceremonial life. Make sure to read all of the paragraphs in the electronic resources; you will have to open a new page on the website to read about the role of tobacco....   [tags: great lake indians, ceremonial life] 2152 words
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The Indian Wars - The Native American’s land was walked upon without respect or remorse, taken, and they were forced onto reservations that were in terrible conditions against their will. The settlers moving west caused the Native Americans and settlers to compete against each other and cause major conflicts between them. I think the Indian Wars could and couldn’t have been avoided because settlers had to move since the illnesses were so bad in the east, and they thought the diseases wouldn’t be in the west, and because they needed the extra land....   [tags: 19th Century America]
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The Expatriate Indian - Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995) and Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham (2005) were movies that highlighted a very interesting phenomenon; the expatriate Indian. A more colloquially used term would be the NRI (non- resident Indian). Featuring the protagonists as NRIs wasn’t common until the early 1990’s. Before that the NRIs were shown as antagonists with bad morals and poor ethics. It was definitely a big change in Hindi cinema when this new representation took place. All along throughout the 1960’s 1970’s and 1980’s Hindi cinema handled issues on the progress of the nation....   [tags: India] 1190 words
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The Indian Culture - A culture where guests are treated as gods, family members live under the same household until death, and have the belief that gods and spirits play the significant role in determining their life all refer to the same topic, the Indian culture; a rich and diverse culture which is very unique in many ways. This culture includes the qualities of various other cultures and it results into a modern and acceptable tradition. Respecting elders, honouring heroes, cherishing love, and following traditions make up the major components of the Indian culture and its followers....   [tags: Literary Review] 1397 words
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The Indian Python - ... In order to defend from this, if disturbed, some Pythons will simply regurgitate the kill in order to escape certain death. Along with this, after a big meal, one python may avoid eating for weeks, in which the absolute longest fasting period lasting nearly two years. The python can eat and swallow prey that is actually bigger than its own diameter specifically because it has no jaw bones, and along with that no prey can escape its mouth because of the fact that its teeth are arranged in a reverse saw pattern....   [tags: carnivorous diet, jungle] 1133 words
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Indian Financial Sector: Focus on Indian Banking Environment - Introduction - Financial sector overview Indian Financial Sector is a well diversified arena experiencing high growth and development. The financial sector of India is comprised of commercial banks, insurance companies, non-banking cooperations, pension and mutual fund houses and lot more other financial institutions serving the Indian Economy. However, the financial sector is a major ly dominated by the Bankin Sector where the commercial banks comprise of 60 percent of total assets held by the financial system followed by Insurance Sector....   [tags: banks, companies, regulation, stability] 1126 words
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Western Perceptions of the American Indian - Western Perceptions of the American Indian In this reflective essay, I discuss how the Europeans perceived the American Indians and the factors that shaped these perceptions. I have paid particular attention to the first-hand accounts of the encounters with the natives, written by Western explorers, missionaries, and visitors to the New World. It is particularly interesting to note how these accounts were distorted and exploited by different groups, each trying to mold the situation in their own way....   [tags: Indians Native American Essays]
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Growth of the Indian Automobile Industry - Due to fast economic growth, Car ownership in India has increased alot. Popularity of the several segments of vehicles by size and price have also undergone changes. I am presenting a study about the influence of Car attributes on the purchase of car in Delhi-Ncr. We analyze choices made for cars. The Indian Automobile Industry has got a tremendous market potential. With the population growth and change in their lifestyle pattern due to urbanization, there is a rapid rise in demand for Cars among Indian Middle class....   [tags: market, cars, middle class] 710 words
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The Repercussions of The Indian Removal Act - ... In an effort to save as much of their land as possible, many tribes adopted white practices such as farming, educating their youth, and owning slaves in the hope that assimilation would save their land (PBS, 2014). Their efforts were not rewarded and the slow and often brutal process of removing the Indians began. The Benefits There were many who benefitted from the forced removal of the Indians, but both past and present history shows the Indians themselves did not realize any benefit, despite promises of fairness and land equity....   [tags: land, starvation, culture]
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The History of Indian Music - Indian Music: History: The history of the Indian music is based on the classical music as well as the art of the music of their traditions which related to the subcontinent of the Indian music. We can found the origin of the Indian music which is based on the Vedas this is the popular place of the Indian music from where the traditional music was started. The Indian music has the demand in the all over the world and they promote their music in the international level as well as used their traditions in it....   [tags: classical, traditional, hindustani]
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Race, Migration and the Indian Diaspora - The relationship between race, migration and the Indian diaspora is one of complexity. The Indian diaspora resulted in Indians in many areas of the world, which soon gave rise to migration. These migrant Indians are still heralded as Indian, despite many not having been born in India, and, through migration, race then becomes their defining characteristic. With this, race becomes the basis of comparison and praise for some, but brings with it racial tension. However, racial tension is often tempered by cuisine as a shallow form of acceptance and multiculturalism....   [tags: multiculturalism & acceptance through cuisine]
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Taking a Look at the Indian Mutiny - ... Through Britain taking direct control here and taking into account religious sensitivities a positive relationship between Britain and India is being formed as in fact the author of the source Viscount Canning was the first viceroy to suggest personal respect for Indians and interests in their advancements. Therefore one might argue the short term impact of the Indian Mutiny was the British taking direct control of India through crown control creating a positive relationship. However one must look at the reliability of the source being used it may be an official document but it was written by Viscount Canning with the purpose of pacifying the situation following the mutiny so there is a...   [tags: British colonies history] 1653 words
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The Growth of the Indian Automobile Industries - ... Foster, Owner of Crompton Greaves Owned the First car in India. 1901 In this year Jamshedji Tata became first Indian to own a car. 1905 Mrs Suzanne RD Tata, First Indian woman to drive a car. And Fiat also launched itself in India. 1911 First Taxi of India 1924 Traffic police can into existence 1928 Chevrolet Motors launched itself in India 1953 Establishment of manufacturing industries to supply Components to the Automobile industry by Government and other private Sector industries. 1970 to 1980 Indian Automotive Industry grew rapidly all Because of Below companies: Ashok Leyland TATA Motors Mahindra Motors Hindustan Motors Premier Auto Industries Bajaj Auto’s Standard Motors 1980-...   [tags: manufacturers, market, purchasing] 450 words
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French and Indian War in the Colonies - ... At first, the Iroquois refused. They pointed out that the British and French were fighting over Iroquois land, but when the French and British began to fight in their forests, the Iroquois were pulled in. For what we now know, the French and Indian war had impacted the relationship between the British and the Indians by the degradation through time change of betrayal amongst them. In the beginning, everything consist of loyalty, partnership, and alliances; turning this friendship into war, power, and hatred....   [tags: Iriquois Confederacy] 1656 words
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The History of IT Indian Industry - ... The range of services that Indian companies provides ranges from- website designing, web page development, content writing and content management, online marketing, social media marketing, online reputation management, social media optimization (SMO), and much more. High in human capital- Besides, world's second most populous country, India is home also to the world's highest number of young people. Up to two-third of Indian population is in between the age group of 15-45 years, far surpassing the likes of China, U.S.A., and Brazil....   [tags: outsourcing business, labor market] 778 words
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The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe - The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe United States history is taught in public schools from the time we are able to understand its importance. Teachings of honorable plights by our forefathers to establish this great nation are common. However, specific details of this establishment seem to slip through the cracks of our educational curriculum. Genocide by definition is the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political or cultural group. The Chiricahua Indian Tribe of the American southwest and northern Mexico suffered almost complete annihilation at the hands of the American policy makers of the late nineteenth century, policy makers that chose to justify their means...   [tags: Apache Indians Native Americans History Essays]
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Foreign Brands in the Indian Market - ... India is a very diverse market considering mind set, choices and preferences of the customers. Many times questions arises, how these foreign brands are not only surviving but also making huge profits in Indian market. It is said that a fish starts to rot from its head. The problem is with India’s innovation lag, lack of constructive policies to motivate innovations in our country. Quality and credibility are an important assets of the brand which decides company’s growth and profit. Indian products are often seen as of interior quality or trying to have fake foreign image to lure customers....   [tags: globalization, modernization of India] 623 words
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An Overview of the Indian Elevator Market - An Overview of the Indian Elevator Market Since the liberalization of the Indian economy in 1991, there has been a great increase in the demand for elevators, also the government had imposed a ban on collapsible gate elevators, thus creating a path for international players to capture this segment. During this period Schindler was trying to establish at 100% subsidiary to start its operations in India. Indian customers are considered to be price sensitive and majority of the market preferred single door speed elevators (65%) and then two door speed elevators (20%)....   [tags: pricing, economy, manufacturing] 2378 words
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Taking a Look at Indian Removal - ... Georgia, 1831 are considered the two most influential legal decisions in Indian law.” Georgia won the case in 1831 but in Worcester vs. Georgia, the Supreme Court declared Cherokee sovereignty. In spite of the court’s decision, President Andrew Jackson ordered the removal of the Cherokee. The Cherokee Nation believes “this act established the U.S. government’s precedent for the future removal of many Native Americans from their ancestral homelands.” Looking back on President Jackson’s actions, many find his decisions irrational since the U.S Government did not seem to mind treating the tribes poorly because of the white community’s greed....   [tags: action to forcefully migrate Native Americans]
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Impact of Globalization on Indian Economy - Globalization is the new notion that has come to rule the world since the nineties of the last century with the end of the cold war. The frontlines of the state with increased reliance on the market economy and renewed belief in the private capital and assets, a process of structural alteration encouraged by the studies and influences of the World Bank and other International organisations have started in many of countries. Also Globalisation has brought in new avenues to developing countries. Greater access to developed country markets and technology transfer hold out promise improved productivity and higher living standard....   [tags: productivity, higher living standards, welfare]
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The Indian Paradigmatic Policy of the 1990s - The paradigmatic policy shift which took place in the 1990’s, opened the gates of Indian economy to a new era of liberalization, globalization and privatization. The socio economic changes which resulted from the revolutionary shift in perspective brought with it a new age of language teaching/training in India. A shift from General English language training to a more specific, requirement based and contextualized English language training gained momentum, in tandem with the sweeping changes that took place in all spheres of Indian life....   [tags: liberalization, globalization, privatization]
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Dilemmas of American Indian Studies - As the subjugation of the American Indian population began, the driving need to collect information emerged as did the quandaries that people who study this field struggle with today. To understand why problems transpire in this field of study, it is imperative that scholars know why should this field be studied. This reason is as simple or as complex as anyone wishes to make it. The program is to “present information and interpretations that otherwise would be overlooked.” The challenge that emerges from this rather simplistic meaning spans time and the globe in its debates and encompasses scholars of Native American and non- Indian ancestry....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Different Types of Indian Cuisine - India cuisine or Indian food consists of a wide diversity of cuisines which are native to Indian regions. Given the range of variety in soil type, climate and type of employment, these cuisines differ significantly from each other and use herbs, spices, vegetables and fruits that are locally available. Indian food is also under strong influence of religious and cultural choices and traditions. The development of these types of food has been mold by Dharmic beliefs, and particularly by vegetarianism, which is quite a noticeable dietary trend in Indian society....   [tags: culture, ingredients, curry] 545 words
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The Indian Act of Canada - Summary Statement – Indian Act The Indian Act was an attempt by the Canadian government to assimilate the aboriginals into the Canadian society through means such as Enfranchisement, the creation of elective band councils, the banning of aboriginals seeking legal help, and through the process of providing the Superintendent General of the Indian Affairs extreme control over the aboriginals, such as allowing the Superintendent to decide who receives certain benefits, during the earlier stages of the Canadian-Indigenous' political interaction....   [tags: Government] 1224 words
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Rate of Literacy in Indian Women - The rate of literacy in Indian women is dismal in comparison to India’s progress in other areas, as well as in comparison to other economically similar countries. In a country which is fast becoming one of the world’s largest superpowers, less than half of the female population is literate. This figure is much lower than that in China as well as in many low-income economies which are far behind India’s in terms of many other developmental achievements. The resultant social inequalities in India are robbing women of basic freedoms, reducing their quality of life as well as the quality of life of their families....   [tags: Research Proposal]
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The Effects of the Indian Caste System - Dating all the way back to 1200 BCE, social classes have helped define India’s politics, religion, and its society. The name of the system that the Indians used to classify social classes was the caste system, a way to classify people into ranks, called varnas. There are four ranks that were created in order to classify the people: at the top were the Brahmans, then the Kshatriyas, the Vaishyas, and finally the Shudras. The Rig Vedas states that, “the first man created, Purusa, is sacrificed in order to give rise to the four varnas....   [tags: Religion, Culture, Society]
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The Status of Indian Women - What is the status of the Indian women in Indian society. To examine this question properly, one must look at a couple different factors. Time period and caste (or economic level) both have an effect on the status of Indian women. There is no one model of an Indian women, and therefore no way to truly pin down her status without examining these changing aspects which build this status in society. However, despite these nuances in the status of an Indian women based off of these different factors, there are also underlying aspects of society that ultimately shape a women's status....   [tags: Gender Issues]
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The History of Indian Theatre - ... Indian dramatization and theatre, acknowledged significantly more seasoned than its music and move, has established showy customs, which have additionally impacted current theatre, particularly the Hindi, Marathi and Bengali plays. The custom of Society Theatre is alive in just about all the etymological areas of the nation. Also, there additionally exists a rich convention of Manikin Theater in provincial India. In the introductory times, dramatizations were penned on the foundation and establishment of the stories and Puranas....   [tags: Vedic and classical period, Vedic religion] 653 words
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The French and Indian War - By the year 1754 conflict had erupted between France and Britain over colonial borders in the new world. Britain was expanding her American colonies westward, and France was alarmed by Britain’s aggressive movement into traditionally French or Indian territories. The spur had begun when French soldiers captured a British expedition led by George Washington; he was dispatched by Gov. Robert Dinwiddie on a fruitless mission to warn the French commander at Fort Le Boeuf against further encroachment on territory claimed by Britain....   [tags: Colonial America ] 1006 words
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The Indian Mutiny of 1857 - “What was the Most Important Factor Leading to the Indian Mutiny of 1857?” Shariq Khan Word Count: Plan of Investigation: This investigation is to determine what caused the Indian Mutiny of 1857. In order to determine the origin, the investigation will evaluate the various factors which have been proposed as to why the Indians mutinied. The factors which will be assessed include the British East India Company’s expansionist economic policies, cultural and religious clashes including British evangelism, and comparatively poor treatment of Indian Sepoys within the British army....   [tags: World History ]
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An Analysis of Indian Economic Reforms - What happened till now: In 1991, there was serious economic crisis, the worst balance of payment problem since independence. The economic reforms adopted by India were to stabilize the economy, de-regulate the real and financial sector, etc. The economy bounced back in 1995. The stats for 95-96 showed good signs of growth. The growth started to slow down after 95.There were many supply-sided and demand-side theories that suggest the reason for this slowdown. The government decided to reduce the liquidity by controlling the CRR and SLR....   [tags: crisis, economy, investment] 947 words
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Indian Mutiny and Taiping Rebellion - Compare and contrast the ‘Indian Mutiny’ and the Taiping rebellion as indigenous reactions to globalization. The Indian Mutiny (1857-1858) and Taiping Rebellion (1850-1864) were a result of Britain’s desire for a global empire. This desire is called globalization and is defined by John Darwin in his work as, “The growth of global connectedness.” With the help of new technologies and appealing goods, Britain was successful in connecting their world to the Asian world during the 19th Century. For a long time, the British wanted to move deeper into the India and China to improve their global influence....   [tags: Indigenous, Globalizations, Comparisons]
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The influence of ancient Indian philosophy - Think Classical India, and one instantly conjures images of an exotic land filled with mysticism and rich in lore. Now think Classical Indian politics and the first thought that comes to mind, the infamous caste system. To better understand the caste system, one must know that upon its initial introduction the caste system was foreign to Classical India. It was in actuality the political system ordained by the outsider Aryans, Indo-European nomads who would settle in and later integrate with Classical India through the conquering of its eastern and southern regions, soon going on to establish a stable and partially unified administration and spreading its influence across all of Classical In...   [tags: History, Classical India] 2156 words
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Impact of Indian National Congress - India is, by no doubt, the second largest nation known to mankind both in terms of area coverage and populace. This being the case, it forms one of the major points of interest of study to both political scientists and other social scholars. Studies have identified and confirmed that national political movements in India are the most influential elements whose ideologies and transformation agenda dates back into the pre-colonial times. Indian National Congress has been the most influential and transformative movement since its establishment on December 28, 1885....   [tags: Independence, Industry] 1563 words
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The Autobiography of an Indian Girl - I lived in India for 15 years, since birth. I am not surprised that I was brought up in a rigid country. I was born in Patiala, a city of Punjab which is usually known for its antiqueness. Though I was born in Patiala, my upbringing was done in another town close to my birth city. My town was small but had a miscellany of people. One could find every kind of person in there. The first few years were not that hard; I used to go to school and then come back home. I enjoyed my life’s first few years but as it known that a coin has two sides my life was not totally a “Party all night”....   [tags: personal reflections] 573 words
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Trade in the Indian Ocean Basin - ... Stories of Almeida’s conquest in the city of Mombasa were also shared. Trade and the future outlook of trade must have been strong along the Swahili coast as Pedro de Anaya and his men stayed even while a great deal of them were effected by illness. If trade was not strong, he would have pulled out and the King of Portugal would not have promised more Christians to come. Another account, this one by Duarte Barbosa in 1518, sheds light on the Vijayanagar Kingdom. Barbose describes the area as an “endless number of merchants and wealthy men.” A diamond mine located there with a large amount of trade in other precious stones coming from Ceylon and Hormuz....   [tags: merchandise, pepper, precious stones] 530 words
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The Looting of Indian or Aboriginal Artifacts - ... His namesake Lacey Act of 1894 and Lacey Act of 1900 had already put him at the forefront of the battle to protect America’s abundant natural resources. These two pieces of legislation combined to provide protections for plant and animal life, and enacted penalties for poaching and illegal sale of the same. He combined forces with an anthropologist by the name of Edgar Lee Hewett, scrapping the original three resolutions, and developing one comprehensive and far reaching proposal. The resulting piece of legislation, The Antiquities Act, is a notably brief piece of legislation....   [tags: pot hunters, archaeological places] 842 words
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