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Immigration Policy : America 's Demographic And Cultural Diversity

- Immigration has always and will always be an essential part of America’s demographic and cultural diversity. Our country was founded on the immigration of Europeans to the New World; without them our nation would not be as advanced as it is today. Over the past three centuries, America’s immigration policies have evolved, both positively and negatively. Although we are moving forward, several episodes in our country’s immigration policy have targeted and attacked certain ethnic or cultural groups....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Sleeping Giant '

- Tucking in the sleeping giant Winston Churchill is misattributed with the proverb “History is written by the victors” this is easily seen within most history classes of the U.S. The lessons that are reiterated to the youth of the country remain carefully ethnocentric to preserve the image of America the Great. Beginning in grade school “American” students are taught to celebrate the moments of Anglo colonialism viewing them as glorious events in the building of the country, although they are mostly devoid of any mention of the marginalized groups of people whose back the country was built upon it is continued to be called the Melting Pot....   [tags: Mexican American, United States, Mexico]

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Pros Of Immigration Vs. Cons Of Illegal Immigration

- Pros of Immigration vs. Cons of Illegal Immigration Illegal immigration is a serious issue throughout America. The U.S. citizens are at risk with all the activity that illegal immigrants bring into this welcoming country. America accepts foreigners from around the world to be a part of of this great nation, but if one does not follow the immigration laws, they should be penalized. Many illegal immigrants are criminals that raise the crime rates in America; however, immigrants are in search for a better life, and some of the greatest discoveries in the world would have failed without the help of immigrants....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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South Afric A Threat Of An Economic Backlash

- The recent attacks on black non-nationals in South Africa which were labelled as Xenophobic attacks have had a negative impact on how South Africa is viewed Globally and have caused a threat of an economic backlash. In this essay we look at South Africa’s pan-African identity and if these attacks were indeed Xenophobic or whether they were a form of Afrophobia. Looking at how only the Black immigrants were attacked and not people from any other ethnic groups and choosing to only attack Black foreigners must have been deliberate thus the argument that the attacks were Afrophobic....   [tags: South Africa, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa]

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Devil On The Cross By Ngugi Wa Thiongo

- Devil on the Cross is a novel written by Ngugi Wa Thiongo in attempt to talk to all Kenyans battling neo-colonialism. Being politically independent, but economically dependent on other countries has evidently had a huge toll on Kenya and its citizens. Kenya is a land where nothing is free. Foreigners had made their way into occupying the land and have used it as a mean of profit for them and a few citizens in Kenya. Through the use of six different characters, Devil on the Cross manages to depict the struggles experienced within the cities of Kenya....   [tags: Character, Novel, Protagonist, Imperialism]

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The American Propaganda and The American Drean

- In the middle of a lush and verdant ten acre field lays a picturesque Victorian styled house attached with three garage doors and an emerald Escalade sporting eighteen inch chrome rims. That is the twenty-first century American Dream. It is also as James Truslow Adams, a famous historian, believes, “a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity… regardless of the fortuitous circumstances of birth or position” (374). Adams has the notion that each American is obliged to have a stress-free and an equal opportunistic lifestyle....   [tags: persuasive essay]

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Mexican Revolution: Diaz´s Administration and Beyond

- Mexico had a long way to be stabilized from Diaz’s administration to the constitution of the 1917. The Porfiriato era was able to stabilize Mexico had problems despite of the growing economy led a major uprising. After factions argued what’s best for Mexico led a list of compromise constitution that is the constitution of 1917 which they have debated each other. Porfirio Diaz led a coup against President Manuel Gonzalez whom was to pick up and leave in 1876. The Diaz system allows him using the army and police powers to controlled elections, press and public speech, and popular government a farce ....   [tags: Mexico, Porfirio Diaz, industrialization, equality]

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Warriors of the French Foreign Legion

- The video documentary titled Warriors of the French Foreign Legion, opened with the 1991 Gulf War. The American forces lead and assault on Iraq; 100 hour later the Iraqis were defeated and Kuwait was liberated. The Persian Gulf war consisted of 30 nations; out of the 30 nations the French Foreign Legion stood apart due to secrecy and was littered with mystic. The mission of the Foreign Legion during the Gulf War was to guard the collations left flank. The collation forces were commanded by General Norman Schwarzkopf....   [tags: Gulf War, documentary, discipline, code of honor]

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Mongols Called the Tartars: Outsiders Beware

- Mongols Called the Tartars: Outsiders Beware. The Mongols, or as the Western Europeans called them, the Tartars, were a nomadic, militant people that dominated the battlefield during the pre-industrial time period (“Tartars” 7). Over the span of the 13th century, from the Central Asian steppes in the east to the Arabian lands to the west, the Tartars subdued the unfortunate inhabitants and expanded their empire vastly. To the fear and dismay of the Western Europeans, the Tartars desired to triumph over all of Eurasia; therefore, the Western Europeans were to be conquered next....   [tags: European history, Caprini]

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The Slavery Of The United States

- Imagine coming to a brand new place where you do not speak the language, you do not know other people, the cultures and customs are completely foreign, and you had to travel for months on end to get there. Then once you had arrived, you were subjected inspections and questioning, at which point you may have even be denied access and sent back to where you originated. Ellis Island was a turning point in history that molded America into a melting pot. Foreigners of all different ethnicities and backgrounds were accepted into the country from 1892 to 1954 when Ellis Island revolutionized the population of the United States (Foner, 678, 2005)....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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The Multiculturalism Of South Korean Society

- Multiculturalism in South Korean Society Koreans have always believed in a unique “Korean” identity, meaning they have a shared bloodline or a common ancestry. In the past, blood purity and ethnic homogeneity were core ideas of national identity, however as South Korea has become more modernized they are losing their ethnocentric ideal and instead have begun to refer to their country as, “the land of opportunity.” To many South Koreans ethnicity is considered a cultural phenomenon with strong roots in their distinct language and history; therefore they consider themselves racially diverse from Chinese, Japanese and all other Asian cultures....   [tags: South Korea, Korea, Korean language, North Korea]

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Immigration Policies Of The United States

- America was built by immigrants. From Plymouth Rock in the seventeenth century to Ellis Island in the twentieth, people from every where came to America some were fleeing religious persecution and political turmoil. Most of them came for economic reasons and were part of extensive migratory systems that responded to changing demands in labor markets. In recent year, an increase number of immigration have course many America to believe that the country are overwhelmed by immigrant and urged policymakers to create laws that t discourage both legal and illegal immigrant....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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The Nazis And The Nazi War

- The Nazi racial policy, like all policies of all regimes that derive from illogical and purely racist sentiments, consisted of many ambiguities and contradictions as to how the Nazi party leaders should confront the “questions” regarding the groups of “social outsiders.” The treatment of Afro-Germans, foreign workers, and those that the Nazis deemed “asocial” and “habitually criminal” stands as one of the most ambiguous, yet underappreciated areas of the Nazi campaign to create a racially pure society....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, Nazism, Nazi Party]

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The Tokugawa Dynasty

- The governing body in Japan, during the nineteenth century, went from leadership under the Tokugawa dynasty to leadership under the leaders of the Meiji restoration. This shift of power caused the end of Feudal Japan and the beginning of modernized Japan. The Tokugawa dynasty fell because of foreign encroachment, Tokugawa political and economic instability, and the role changes and actions of Japan's daimyo and samurais. These stresses proved that, a state of affairs was likely to bring about the downfall of dynasty....   [tags: Japanese History]

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Haitian Bahamian Rights

- Many Bahamians agree that Bahamian-born to non-Bahamian citizen should not be granted citizenship. Others argued that the Bahamas is too small to accommodate foreigners. Yes the Bahamas is small, but those people need to realize that these children were born here, and they are part of the Bahamas. According to Richard Fawkes article in the Freeport News, Christian Council, Reverend Carlton Dorsette affirms that “Children don't determine who their parents will be. Children don't determine where they would be born....   [tags: International Government ]

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Christian Teachings About Racism

- Christian Teachings About Racism In a discussion about racism Christians will often refer to the bible and the teachings of Jesus: They may refer to the laws of Moses: 'Do not ill-treat foreigners living in your land. Treat them as you would a fellow Israelite' (Leviticus 19:33-34) This is saying if a person not from your country you should treat them the same as some one who is. Christians would say that this tells us everyone should be treated equally even if they do not come from your country....   [tags: Papers]

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Integra LifeSciences – Limit Uncertainty

- ... Spine & Other 41,067 43,548 -6% International* 50,977 45,799 11% Total Revenue $215,059 $196,652 9% Impact of changes in currency exchange rates $150 $— Less contribution of revenues from DuraSeal acquisition -14,220 — Less contribution of revenues from discontinued products -2,262 -3,843 -41% Total adjusted revenues $198,727 $192,809 3% Integra’s Exchange Rate Challenges Approximately 25% of Integra’s revenue is driven by business outside the U.S. Integra’s international sales are subject to currency fluctuations....   [tags: multinational corporation, medical services]

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Sex Culture And Cultural Identity

- Sex culture in modern day Japan has demonstrated to be an integral part of their cultural identity and is more progressive than any other countries. Japan’s sex culture has surpassed boundaries that are standardized in other countries. The West sees the Japanese as emotionless, controlled and even sexless. Publicly they are shy, reserved and terribly proper, however Japan is an extreme contradiction. If we examine the surface of their culture, the private life of these Japanese people can be a real eye opener....   [tags: Human sexuality, Human sexual behavior]

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William Kinmond’s What a newsman found who got into red China and Mark Salzman’s Iron and Silk

- William Kinmond’s What a newsman found who got into red China and Mark Salzman’s Iron and Silk In William Kinmond’s “What a newsman found who got into red China” and Mark Salzman’s Iron and Silk, the reader experiences a mental ride of China. Both Salzman and Kinmond use subtlety and skill to write about what they found in Red China. The texts’ have somewhat different subject matters because each writer visited China with different motives and at different time periods. As the title suggests, Kinmond who goes to China in 1957 is there to report for the Canadian newspaper ‘The Globe and Mail’....   [tags: China Train Salzman Kinmond Essays]

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Britain And Being British

- Britain And Being British There are many reasons why being British and living in Britain is such a privilege. It’s not just because that Britain is the only country that a pizza can get to your house faster than an ambulance or that banks leave both doors open and chain the pens to the counters or even that three Brits die each year from testing if a 9v battery works on their tongue. But there are many more reasons why you should be proud to be British. Being British is not just having been born in Britain but it is the culture and British way of living which you are born into....   [tags: Papers]

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Changes in Japanese Culture

- Throughout “Hiroshima” by John Heresy, the readers are gradually exposed to Japanese culture through each of the six survivors, regardless of the survivors' nationality, as they stitch their lives back together after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 9, 1945. Japanese-style hospitals are quite different in comparison to other hospitals, gradually reforming through the book. As a Japanese, you were happy to die for your Emperor and country as shown in Tanimoto's letter to an American and in the survivors....   [tags: Hiroshima by John Heresy]

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Application Of A Singapore Private Limited Company

- 27 Oct - Yahoo Answers -SBS - Shri 1# Answer: Registering a Singapore private limited company is a great option for you. It will give both of you, if desired, 50% shares of your company. The best way of doing it is to hire one of the competent Singapore incorporation services like SBS Consulting. If the your company distributes dividends, which are tax-free in Singapore....   [tags: Corporation, Limited liability partnership]

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Nation Brand of Kazakhstan

- As “a bird may be known by its song”, so each country may be known by its Nation Brand. It means that each country has something very particular and special that characterizes only this country. I see Kazakhstan Nation Brand in the eyes of the citizen of the Republic, however, the foreigners’ perception of Kazakhstan Nation Brand should be also taken in account in order to understand what reputation Kazakhstan has in the world community. Many people abroad come to Kazakhstan for different purposes, so how do they see Kazakhstan and what influenced their perception of the country....   [tags: Culture ]

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The World War II

- Two separate wars made up the Second World War: a European war and a Far Eastern war. After 1941 the United States and the United Kingdom took part in both, while their enemies waged separate wars and until the last days of the war, the Soviet Union fought only in Europe. These two wars were caused by the conflicts between the actions of the rulers of Germany and Japan on one side, and on the other, what the governments of Britain, France, and the United States felt acceptable. In 1939 the government of Poland chose to fight, mostly because she was encouraged by Britain and France, rather then risk the loss of Polish independence....   [tags: european war, far eastern war, nazi]

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The Criminal Body : Ronald R. Thomas

- The Criminal Body Ronald R. Thomas writes about England’s national needs and interests in the 1890’s and how the literary detective was able to enlighten the nation with the truth about criminals and foreigners. As xenophobia was rising in the country, there was a lot more hostility towards foreigners who were conveniently being described as criminals based on anatomical observations. Havelock Ellis was able to identify who was a criminal with a system he used to study the anatomy of the body based on characteristics of the human body....   [tags: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle]

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Alien And Sedition Acts

- ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS In 1798, when Congress passed both the Alien and Sedition Acts, it was very much constitutional. These acts were definitely in the best interest of America. America was a significantly young nation, at the time, and could not afford to create problems caused by foreigners coming to America. They did not have enough national power to sustain order if everyone was attacking the newly created laws, and many of those rebels being citizens from foreign countries, nevertheless....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Opium Wars

- Opium Wars and They Changed China In the early eighteen hundreds, Britain and other European countries demanded more and more Chinese commodities, especially tea and silk. However, only the port in Canton was opened to foreign countries, and Chinese would not take any other form of payments besides silver. The desire to make China into a free market that foreigners have more access to and the increasing, though illegal, European opium import to China eventually created tension between the European countries, especially Britain, and the Chinese government (Allingham Par....   [tags: china, religious freedom, england]

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The Government Playing Referee Between the North and the South in the 1800's

- Increased divide between the Northern and Southern society deepened and the government attempted to satisfy both sides. The nation tested its ability to stand united against all odds. Immigrants struggled to survive in America as in the course of the presidency of John Adams; immigrants were criticized for their existence in America and evaluated in order to consider their stay. Northern states underwent technological changes that transformed focuses on agriculture to more industrial endeavors....   [tags: American history, politics]

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The Fear Of Death Greatly Impacted The Results Of The 2016 Presidential Election

- I argue that the fear of death greatly impacted the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. A revival of populism headed by Donald Trump unleashed the fears from the common blue collared worker in America. The fears include the loss of jobs, representation, and cultural values. These fears resulted in an eruption of racism, misogyny, and unmeasurable anger. Many of these Americans believe the country is heading in a downward spiral and these are the side effects of their dissatisfaction. In addition, the economic despair of these Americans has created a thought that the economic system is leaving them behind resulting in death anxiety....   [tags: United States, Immigration to the United States]

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What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Migration in Rio de Janeiro?

- What are the advantages and disadvantages of migration in RIO DE JANEIRO. Introduction Known as the marvelous city, Rio de Janeiro is a destination for migrants, as domestic and as foreign. According to Brookings institute Global cities initiative , 16% of metro Rio residents were born abroad. More than half of those are from Portugal, Italy and Spain. The 2010 census counted about 28,000 people who “resided” in Rio de Janeiro but who were living in another country about 2.4 per 1,000. Their main purpose was to come back to their motherland....   [tags: economic, social, migrants]

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Comparison Of Hobson 's Imperialism And Mike Davis 's Late Victorian Holocaust

- China would like to think of themselves as living in a microcosm. Foreigners are almost inferiors to China because each culture is so different that any influence foreigners would encourage to Chinese men would only be observed rather than accepted. Persistent Westerners hardly made any influence on China. Two different views upon Western impact on China were compared between J.A. Hobson’s Imperialism and Mike Davis’s Late Victorian Holocaust. Hobson’s coverage on China was a perspective written a century earlier than Davis’s coverage....   [tags: China, People's Republic of China, Opium]

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Sri Lank The Indian Ocean With A Population Of 22 Million Inhabitants

- Sri Lanka is an island located in the Indian Ocean with a population of 22 million inhabitants. Unlike some other industrialized countries, Sri Lanka is without the tradition of tourism (Spencer, 2014). Early travel was principally a religious undertaking to the historical shrines and travel was strictly domestic and very limited. It was only during the British Colonial era that tourism found its first expression in Sri Lanka (SLAAED, 1994). Luxurious rest houses and hotels were constructed during this period to cater mainly to the English visitors....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Tourism, Maldives]

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The Nigerian Oil Boom - Not A Blessing

- THE NIGERIAN OIL BOOM IS NO BLESSING. Nigeria is a country blessed with natural resources. These resources take various forms ranging from tin to crude oil which is the most predominant, therefore making Nigeria the largest producer of crude oil in West Africa. The oil wells which supply the nation with a large percentage of her revenue have been exploited by people who know their worth. As a result, Nigeria which can conveniently support herself depends on foreigners for the oil which we originally produce....   [tags: Nigeria]

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Tea: The Drink That Launched A Thousand Ships

- The teachings of the Chinese philosopher K'ung-fu-tzu, latinized as Confucius by the Europeans, developed into the ethical system which became the official ideology of China until the establishment of the Republic of China in the twentieth century. Confucianism is interested in bettering oneself through the process of moral cultivation. In a nation which upholds Confucianism, each man keeps five core relationships. These form the structure around which the society is framed. They are sovereign-subject, father-son, husband-wife, older brother younger brother, friend- friend....   [tags: China]

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Agitation For A Curb On Foreign Immigration Began

- In the nineteenth century, agitation for a curb on foreign immigration begun. After the war, immigration became associated with radicalism; thus, "popular sentiment on behalf of restriction grew rapidly" (Brinkley,544). Congress passed a emergency immigration act in 1921. This act created a system in which the number of foreigners coming into the United States every year would not exceed three percent of the population of that nationality who had been living in the United States in 1910. This resulted immigration to drop down from 800,000 to 300,000 (Brinkley,544) ....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Antisemitism, 1936 Summer Olympics]

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America Remain The World 's Beacon Of Success

- The essay titled America Remain the World’s Beacon of Success by Tim Roemer discusses the positive position America placed as a leader in many of its endeavors in the fields of technology, sciences, and healthcare. In Roemer’s opinion, America regarded upon by other countries as the litmus test comparing their success. Roemer enumerated the many achievements and discoveries America accomplished as new country at only 700 years old. Now the question remains, will the success of America continue to be sustainable....   [tags: United States, President of the United States]

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A New Phase of Japan’s Immigration Policy

- In 2000, the United Nations reported that an average of 609,000 immigrants per year from 1995 through 2050 is needed for Japan in order to maintain its workforce at the 1995 level (U. N. Population Division 53). The news surprised many people in Japan, and they were forced to face the immigration issue sincerely. This controversial issue has been discussed for last 150 years. Facing today’s low birth-rate and ageing population, Japan should now accept more immigrants and become a multi-ethnic country in the future....   [tags: Immigration]

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The Nazi Party During The Weimar Republic

- The Nazi party was only a small political party in Germany during the Weimar Republic. After Germany defeated in the First World War, Weimar Republic Democratic Government could no longer afford the reparations, Germany’s unemployment increased sharply because of the financial depression in 1929, the devaluation and inflation of the world financial system and the Crash of Wall Street made German society more troublous, Germany has nearly 6 million people were unemployed that time, as well as other social issues (such as the Communist Party 's armed insurrection) rose up, Germany nationalist blame that foreigners and non-nationalists have betrayed Germany, they believed that these foreigners...   [tags: Nazism, Nazi Germany, Racism, Adolf Hitler]

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Chinese Immigrants During The Australian Gold Rush

- In 1851 there was a period in Australia called The Australian Gold Rush that lasted 25 years. Gold was so easily found that the news travelled and spread quickly all around the world. Due to its value and availability, soon enough different nationalities mainly Chinese and European people were attracted to looking out for this gold. Many people migrated to Australia to seize this opportunity to improve their lives, however, they also had difficulties during their migration and settlement. The aim of this paper is to discuss the experiences of the Chinese immigrants during the Australian gold rush period by looking at the challenges they faced and how they overcame it as well as the role they...   [tags: Australia, Immigration, Gold rush, Han Chinese]

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Impact Of Tourism On The Tourism Industry

- We are in the day and age where it is easier than ever to travel to new places. Travelling and tourism are huge industries and supports the biggest cities in the world. Tourism can show one what makes up certain peoples cultures and opens the eyes to something new. Going to tourist attractions is great if one would want to get to know what makes up the culture of the place they are visiting. But if one wants to get an actual feel of what living there is like the best way is to live among the people while you visit....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Homelessness]

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The Civil War And The Reconstruction Era

- The 1860s, a decade that encompassed the American Civil War and the Reconstruction Era, was an immensely controversial time. The country was literally divided along the issue of slavery, but President Lincoln was able to reunite it under the Emancipation Proclamation. However, even after Reconstruction was well under way and amendments to reconcile slavery were in the process of being ratified, “[f]ormer Confederates almost universally rejected the principle of black suffrage, and few accepted the constitutional legitimacy of Reconstruction.”¹ Many white southerners, knowing that black Americans held the majority in the South, sought ways to control and manipulate them once again in order to...   [tags: United States, American Civil War, Race]

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The Society Of Chinese Students And Scholars

- Discourse communities (DC) are not a new in this world; they began at when society existed in the world. Gee, “a member of the National Academy of Education” proposed a definition of DCs that is a group of people who have similar interests, symbol, acting or beliefs (“James Gee”). The definition of DC is varied, any kinds of group or a few people who have some similar characters could be a DC(Gee). For example, OU is a big DC because most members in OU are going to study; they get the same belief and symbols, the “sooner citizens.” In the OU DC, there could also be some sub-DCs because the students who have some similar interests can be put into different groups, and the OU Society of Chines...   [tags: Culture of China, China, Han Chinese]

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Inflation, Unemployment, And The Federal Reserve System

- Inflation, Unemployment, and the Federal Reserve System An economy is a robust set of inter-related production and consumption activities that assist in the determination of the scarcity and surplus of goods and services. For instance, when there is an overproduction and the demand for the goods is low, economist refers this to as a surplus in the goods. However, if the need for the same products is higher than the production, then this is termed as a scarcity of the goods. In some cases the supply and demand of goods and service may be the same; this is referred to as the state of equilibrium....   [tags: Inflation, Monetary policy, Great Depression]

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Mao Zedong And Its Impact On China

- After Mao Zedong’s failed Cultural Revolution, the country was in a state of disarray. Political isolation had caused the economy to falter, while citizens struggled everyday to adhere to communist ideals. Collectivization and municipalization ran the nation, meaning the government had total control over the country which left citizens without a chance of earning their own money or providing for themselves. In turn, the quality of life in China decreased and riots began to break out. Deng Xiaoping was the leader that succeeded Mao after his death in 1976, and his reforms helped turn around the country’s economic and social situation....   [tags: People's Republic of China, Mao Zedong]

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Human Trafficking Is The Modern Day Slavery

- “Stolen people, stolen dream” is the brutality faced by numerous, vulnerable, gullible children in the black market around the world even in the admirable United States. Trafficking of children is the modern day slavery, the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. More than ever, it has become a lucrative method that is trending in the underground economy. A pimp can profit up to $150,000 per children from age 4-12 every year, as reported by the UNICEF....   [tags: United States, Human trafficking, U.S. state]

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The Ideologies of Racism and Nativism

- The ideologies of racism and nativism and the structural causes of politics and laws create and sustain the social injustices associated with immigration. An ideology is a type of belief system based on societal values and norms. Ideologies are shared by a group of people and are passed down through generations. The attitudes of racism and nativism, as harsh and unfair as they may be, have existed in this country for hundreds of years. Nativists years ago feared loosing cultural, political, economic, and social control of America to immigrants just as the American people do today....   [tags: ideology, racism, nativism, immigatrion system]

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The Harvey Company and Its History

- The Harvey Company and its history Fred Harvey company is named after Fred Harvey a British immigrant to south west America. Harvey arrived in the America, in 1875, Harvey conceived an idea that was to change the landscape of the south west more rapidly than the ongoing railway construction would ever achieve. His idea was to open eating points for travelers along the railway lines and especially at the depots where the travelers would alight. The idea was embraced by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway, which were then struggling to finance the construction of the railway (Southern Methodist University)....   [tags: Fred Harvey, Landscape, Construction]

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We Must Stop Violence Against Women

- As life continue to grow with outstanding achievements, there are also dark sides in this society. The more this community get developed, the more complicated it would be. Each year passed by, we have to face with many issues. Some of them are small, but some are not. Some problems caused the whole world to think and still not yet fixed. And violence against women is among them. Many women have to suffer from pain, both in physical and mental, without knowing how to stop or getting help from the others....   [tags: Domestic Violence]

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Human Influnce on The United States

- Humans are a very intelligent being. It has been proven since the beginning of time. Since the early days, humans have learned how to use resources to survive and make a better living. Egyptians learned how to make better use of the Nile River’s annual flood. The Andean Farmer’s used edible plants to survive. They found ways to make the potato last longer and how to replicate it. Eventually the potato came a long way from being a primary source of food to being commonly used for payment in debts....   [tags: gold rush, trade, transportation]

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Taking a Closer Look at Poliomielitis

- A disease that inhabits your entire body, and causes you to lose control of your mobility; claimed the lives of countless young boys and Americans across the nation. What’s that disease you may ask. Polio, the single handed most terrifying disease, of the early 1900s. Although polio, was unknown and under developed people still feared it for the worse. Just as America began to change, the polio epidemic followed right behind. There was a war going on in America’s backyard and the enemies are Americans versus a disease....   [tags: disease affecting your mobility]

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We Need and Immigration Policy Reformation

- America’s growth has been postponed by around 2%. The federal budget deficit has exceeded $1 trillion for four years in a row, and the public debt stands at around $16 trillion. The economy has 3 million scarcer jobs now than it had in December 2007, which was the start of the recession. The most important task before the 113th Congress is to increase the economic growth of the U.S. and according to the different findings as to what can help in the economic growth, Immigration reform has sought to be part of the growth agenda making it an instant and authoritative way to do that....   [tags: immigrant workforce laws in the US]

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The Qing Dynasty And Its Success

- The argument of this essay poses the question, was the Qing dynasty to be considered Chinese. The “New Qing History” scholars argue that the Manchu rulers maintained their ethnic identities and thus the Manchu-centered Qing was fundamentally different from the proceeding chinese dynasties. However, I support the argument that the Qing dynasty was a real Chinese dynasty and their success through sinicization. The Qing dynasty rulers were legitimate Chinese dynasties because, like the Han previously adopted, they also claimed to be the “Son of Heaven”....   [tags: Qing Dynasty, China, Han Chinese, Ming Dynasty]

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Things Fall Apart By Chinua Achebe

- Things Fall Apart Things Fall Apart written by Chinua Achebe takes readers through the lives of how the Igbo civilization grew and developed and then how it fell. Within the book the main focus was on the Igbo’s civilization rituals and traditions that had been changed due to the travel of new foreigners. These foreigners clashed with the Igbo tribes causing many differences within the traditions set by their ancestors, ultimately causing everything to fall apart. A scene in the book shows Okonkwo, one of the main characters within the Igbo tribe, had died....   [tags: Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe, Igbo people]

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Discrimination Based On Ethnicity And Race

- To settlers, colonial America was seen as an opportunity to acquire economic liberty and be able to be an independent person. For many settlers this perception turned out to be true, but discrimination based on ethnicity and race created either a difficult or an impossible environment to obtain economic liberty for multiple different groups. Colonial America created a great environment for economic success for new settlers who were looking to obtain personal economic freedom. This environment was created by a combination of job opportunities, land, and resources that were present at the time....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States, Caribbean]

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The Media And Asian American Culture

- Media is something that is essential in a person 's life today. It can be in forms such as books, film, music, and others. The media can play an important role in where it can show society how they should view certain images and it changes over time. Previously before, the Asian image created by the media had been different from what it is today. Many media scholars had argued that the Asian and Asian American image in popular culture were often negative and demeaning. Ever since the beginning, when Asians first started to migrate to the United States, the mainstream media had symbolically destroyed the image of Asians and Asian Americans....   [tags: Asian American, United States, White American]

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John Merton 's Modes Of Adaptation

- Almost 100 years ago, Chicago saw its population double in a short span of time - the majority of the newcomers being foreign-born. There were also many Americans that were migrating into the city at this time. With large amounts of foreigners bringing with them their own set of beliefs and norms, ideological clashes and a lack of conformity was inevitable. Merton’s Modes of Adaptation comes into play here with foreigners coming to a new land and having to re-adapt. This can lead to increased rates of ritualism, retreatism, rebellion and innovation and this means an increase in crime rates....   [tags: Sociology, Crime, Criminology, Violent crime]

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Predicting the Future of the United States Economy

- It is to my belief that no one can possibly predict the future of the economy. Because of this we are faced with many questions that cannot be easily answered. Will the economy recover drastically or simply continue to increase moderately. Or could the economy in turn go into a recession. “There's been plenty of good news about the U.S. economy… employment is expanding (2.4 million new payroll jobs in the last year); inflation remains low (less than a 2 percent rate in the past quarter); the stock market is higher (up 11 percent on the Dow from its November low), and business investment is impressive (rising at a 14 percent rate in late 2004).” (1) It is my opinion that unless something dra...   [tags: economics business united states america]

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The Effects of Scandinavian Immigration on Culture and Economy in Washington

- Through research this document will examine how Scandinavians have affected the economy and culture of Washington. Exploration will explain why Scandinavian immigrants sought out life in the Northwest, particularly Washington. This paper will take in hand integration of the Scandinavian culture into the existing one. Research will show how the government and especially the railroad worked to endorse the influx of Scandinavian immigrants. They did this by using newspapers, promoters, and even return passage....   [tags: Immigration, Scandinavia]

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Racial Discrimination : Chinese Students At Paris Metro Stirs Concerns

- In some countries, racial discrimination is acute, violence and so on that are some ways to solve different problems, it is not even questioned. In today 's society often happen racial discrimination problems, such behavior destroy the people to go abroad. Even harm to other people 's life safety. This is making a lot of foreigners to protect their own security, and give up their studies and works, they want not to go outside. 'Attacks on Chinese student at Paris metro stirs concerns ' French women attacked Chinese students, event alerted the important leaders of the two countries....   [tags: United States, Discrimination, Racism, Race]

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The Pros and Cons of Illegal Immigration in America

- Most of the time, I would complain about all the illegal immigration there is in the United States. Researching this topic has pretty much changed my mind on illegal immigration. Although there is much controversy over illegal immigration, it has many positive benefits. We Americans are never happy, always finding something to complain about. The more we complain and take it nowhere, the more time we waste. Illegal immigrants are usually, overall intelligent and hard workers. They bring their skills to America....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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Pros and Cons of Immigration to American Society

- Ever since the 1800s, America has been undergoing a gradual change that would change the lives of Americans further on. Americans has been constantly debating whether immigration is or is not beneficial to the country and its inhabitants. Such is why immigrants have difficult times assimilating, more importantly joining, into the American culture. While some would argue that immigrants have been cultural benefactors to the American society, others would argue that they are rather a threat to everything American....   [tags: prejudice, discrimination, laws and policies]

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Intercultural Communication Stumbling Blocks By Laray M. Barna

- Many people who go to visit or work in another country suffer some misunderstanding from the local people, because they have a different culture. Different culture will cause disparity points of view about almost everything. In the article, Intercultural Communication Stumbling Blocks by Laray M. Barna, there are five stumbling blocks mentioned that are seen in a cross-culture communication. These blocks are: language, nonverbal signs and symbols, preconceptions and stereotypes, the tendency to evaluate and high anxiety....   [tags: Culture, Cross-cultural communication]

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Foreign Buyers Are Looking For Selling Properties Internationally

- Key Takeaways: • Foreign buyers are looking for condos and homes as investments, for kids to go to schools abroad, for retirement, business, medical and prestige reasons • Foreign buyers are interested in vacation and rental properties, commercial real estate, and sometimes in residency rights • Knowing your foreign buyer’s portrait will definitely help you achieve the highest marketing effect, and thus sell your property quicker and more profitable A vital key to your success in marketing and eventually selling properties internationally is defining upfront: Who might be your potential foreign buyer, what is he looking for and thus how to address his needs with the best return-on-invest...   [tags: Real estate, Property, Renting, Investment]

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The Effects Of Prostitution On The Philippines

- On February 25, 2013, an American Arthur Benjamin was arrested for running underage prostitution “Crow Bar” in Subic Bay in the western Philippines. Many of the bars, established in that area, are packed with older foreign men, looking to engage in sexual affairs with younger Filipinas. Arthur has been known for pulling girls from high school and forcing them into the prostitution. He has denied it publicly, but reporters with hidden cameras caught him admitting to all allegations. Although, prostitution is illegal in the Philippines, it thrives in parts of capital Manila filled with the tourists, suggesting that perhaps most of the tourists visit the Philippines for sex tourism....   [tags: Sexually transmitted disease, Syphilis]

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Modern Democracy And The Ancient Greek Democracy

- Go through the history, it’s not hard to find out the political systems in ancient Greece and Rome is democracy and republic. Parallel Comparing the modern democracy to ancient Greek democracy and modern republic to Roman republic, although they are almost different in the level of superficial, digging the root, the modern democracy and republic are derivate from ancient one. This article will briefly discuss the original in modern democracy form the ancient Greek democracy in two aspects: 1....   [tags: Democracy, Law, Ancient Rome, Roman Republic]

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The American Of The Mexican American War

- One of the most little known stories of the Mexican-American war is one of the group of American traitors known as the St. Patrick’s Battalion. This group of soldiers, known by many names, including the San Patricios, St. Patrick’s Brigade/Battalion, among others, deserted the American side of the war and joined the Mexican army. The Saint Patrick’s Battalion, although highly regarded as traitors for abandoning the United States and joining Mexico in the Mexican-American War, had just cause to separate, and consequently played a major role in the outcome of the war....   [tags: United States, United States Army, Mexico]

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Spanish Colonialism and Puerto Rican Identity

- Spanish Colonialism and Puerto Rican Identity In order to understand the current situation of Puerto Ricans one must look at their history and retrace the sequence of events that led to the current formation of the Puerto Rican people. An important component of this history is the time Puerto Rico spent under Spanish rule. Studying this portion of Puerto Rican history forces us to acknowledge the contribution the Spaniards, European immigrants, and African slaves had on Puerto Rican identity as we consider it today....   [tags: Latin America American History]

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The Personality of a Caring God

- ... God explains to his people that "the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns (Exodus 20:10). God does not want anyone to work on the Sabbath for He has made it is a day of rest. It is not just His people that Yahweh cares about, it is all people. The Sabbath represents the 7th day in Genesis when the earth was being formed....   [tags: Yaweh, Old Testament]

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The Failure of the Cuban Revolution

- In the early hours of 1959, President Fulgencio Batista left Cuba and by doing so he set in motion the end of the democratic era for Cuba. Mainly due to social unrest and the political pressures from the country’s allies, the president had no other choice but to resign his post and leave. It is well known that he used repression to keep people from protesting against the widespread corruption existing in the country. Additionally, during his time in office, Cuba became the playground of many of the bosses of the organized crime....   [tags: economy, discrimination, government]

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Buying A Residential Or Commercial Property

- Do you want to sell a residential or commercial property. Foreign buyers are looking for residential and commercial properties abroad (quite possible - right in your country) and also for residential properties with a commercial angle - homes and condos for renting out while they do not use properties for themselves, for getting some income. To prepare a good marketing plan for a particular type of property that you want to offer to foreign buyers, the first thing to do is defining their possible motivation and then trying to meet their goals in your promotion....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Real property, Law]

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Human Trafficking Is A Serious Crime

- Many people, particularly woman had become victims of human trafficking and experienced horrific events. There are many forms of human trafficking, typically it’s an illegal trade of human beings to exploit them for the purpose of sexual slavery or forced labor. This billion dollar business has affected millions of human lives across the globe. Human trafficking is a serious crime that is involved kidnapping, sexual violence, and coercion. In addition, it is a modern-day form of slavery that violate the basics of human rights and can be sentenced up 20 years in prison....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Sexual slavery, Rape]

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The Depravity of Child Prostitution

- Child prostitution is a long-standing issue around the entire globe; the World Congress has gone so far as to label it a "contemporary form of slavery" (World Congress against the Sexual Exploitation of Children, 1996). While many felt that it was being contained in some manner, with today’s emerging platforms, the issue of child prostitution is growing at an unprecedented rate. Prostitution through webcams and child sex tourism are recent phenomena, whose evolution has brought the diffusion of child prostitution into an independent culture....   [tags: Social Issues, Sexual Exploitation]

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The Agency by Y.S Lee

- Historical fiction shapes a plot and characters on real events, settings, and people that happened in the past. Y.S. Lee’s The Agency, is an example of historical fiction which is based in the Victorian era. In the text, a female detective agency exists whose goal is to expose the scandalous secrets of some of the wealthiest in Britain. The plot is created through combining historical facts with fiction which makes it believable for the reader. Beginning with examining the narrator is crucial for beginning the analysis of this novel....   [tags: Historical Fiction, Historical Details, Analysis]

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The Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis

- THE MOSCOW THEATER HOSTAGE CRISIS On 23rd of October 2002, around 9.15 PM a group of men and women arrived at the Dubrovka Theather in Moscow. These new arrivers were extremely well trained armed fighters who took 979 hostages during the popular Nord-Ost musical. They had the potential to kill all and were ready to sacrifice themselves to give Russia and the whole world a message with almost impossible demands. This paper will be analysing the events that took place from the negotiations perspective, and also the negotiability of the situation....   [tags: chechens, negotiations, russia]

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How Can We Stop Isis?

- How Can We Stop ISIS. Extremism in the Middle East has become the major problem. This has caused a lot of problems for the residents of the region. Most people have lost their lives which include foreigners who were offering aid to the affected. ISIS is such an example of extreme individual that has terrorized people in the Middle East (Kristof, 2014). It is a Sunni, extremist and at the same time a Jihadist group that claims to have a state in Iraq and Syria. The group obtained a lot of support in Iraq because of the perceived economic and political discrimination against Iraq....   [tags: Saudi Arabia, United States, Islam, Middle East]

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The Jungle By Upton Sinclair

- Author Upton Sinclair published the novel The Jungle in 1906. In his novel, Sinclair wrote of a Lithuanian immigrant family who moved to Chicago in the early twentieth century, who was struggling to make ends meet. The author explained how immigrants in this time era experienced difficulties adapting to the new society of America, and its conditions. Sinclair’s novel described how immigrants’ lives, experiences, and choices were effected by social class, racism, and sexism. He produced very strong examples, some more significant than others, which illustrated how immigrants were effected....   [tags: Social class, Working class, Upper class, Meat]

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The Klux Klan And Kkk

- The Ku Klux Klan or KKK was a terrorist group at large in the 1920s attempting to disembowel many minority groups such as People of Color or groups that they felt were in disalignment with their views politically and/ or socially. With a following of nearly 6 million people, the KKK was truly a microcosm for American culture at this point in time and their ideals stemmed from actual beliefs of many American citizens in the 1920s. Despite them taking to the extremes theirs views surrounding the 'American Dream ', nativism, and groups in society they saw as below them, their views were sadly rooted in ideas upheld by many Americans....   [tags: Ku Klux Klan, Racism]

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Foreign Languages And Translation Providers

- Foreign Languages and Translation Providers We start with the assumption that you have already decided which foreign country buyers to entice to purchase your property or properties (based on your local news about such international investors in the area or you have researched the markets thoroughly and found out the best direction to market your particular type of a property) and thus you know exactly what language you should use to be successful in the chosen buying market. It can happen that nationals of several different countries might be your best targets simultaneously, but for simplicity we will talk about just one foreign nation here and then you can apply your knowledge to other na...   [tags: Translation, Language, Second language]

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The Decline Of College Tuition

- It has been an inevitable development in which a college education costs continue to rise over the course of the decades. The sudden increment of college tuition occurred around the 1970’s, which at the time took a spike “With [a] double-digit inflation”, “College tuitions and fees climbed as much or more than the inflation rate”(Sanchez, 2014). The rise in tuition caused family incomes to drop. Additionally, the contribution they made in sending their kids to college lowered. While these lowered, there was a growth in obtaining loans and borrowing money elsewhere in order to pay for a higher education....   [tags: Higher education, Education, College, Gymnasium]

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The American Health Care System

- Michael Moore depicts the American health care system as one that contains many flaws. He goes on to show different people who have not been able to afford the ridiculous sum of money to perform certain procedures. While scrutinizing the American health care system Michael ventures to Canada, France, Cuba and Great Britain in an attempt to compare health insurance and pharmaceuticals. The audience is invited to believe that America has the worst health care out of all five countries. Through this documentary film Moore suggests the causes for this predicament blaming the government for accepting bribes....   [tags: Health economics, Medicine, Cuba, Health care]

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