American Youth

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  • The Problems of American Youth

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    The Problems of American Youth 1. Introduction This report briefly presents the problems of American youth. It consists of six parts. The first one deals with the general understanding of the teenagers in general. The second part conveys some facts about historic events and socio – historical context. The third one describes youths and their families and briefly shows the problems. The fourth part describes students and their schools. It conveys some details of educational system. The fifth

  • Aids in American Youth

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    Aids in American Youth There are more than 40 million people in the world with the disease known as AIDS(Bender 6). There are about 1 million people in America recorded to have the disease(Carasso). While anybody can get AIDS the people who are at the highest risk are youth between under the age of 20 years old(Carasso). This epidemic which came about in the early 80’s has become a deadly problem in our world today. When AIDS came about it is understood that it was only a gay disease in the

  • The Big Impact of American Youth

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    The American youth can have a big social, economic, or political impact. A current example of their impact is the youth voter turnout during the 2008 election. According to Tufts University, two million more Americans under the age of 30 voted compared to the 2004 election. What is also impressive is that young African Americans had the highest turnout rate of any racial or ethnic group since 1972. This is a current example of young black Americans on politics, but the black youth have played a vital

  • Media Influence on American Youth

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    Media Influence on American Youth The United States of America has endured many massacres throughout the countries existents leaving scars in Americans hearts that will never cease to exist. One of these scars was left on Americans during a massacre in Littleton, Colorado leaving fifteen people dead including two shooters and twenty one injured. Many Americans wonder who and why anyone would do such massacres, especially on their own country. Although social media, video games, and television can

  • The Violence of Youth in American Society

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    The Violence of Youth in American Society Times are changing. In a world where there really is no safe haven from the violence of the cold and harsh world. As an American citizen one might believe that they could send their children to an institute of learning and their children would be safe from harm and far from losing their lives. But now that idea is not reverently supported. The American children have been attacked. This should not be tolerated by America and America should do whatever

  • The American Media's Impact On Our Youth

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    movies are all considered media, and teenagers spend a lot of their time with it. While there are shows, ads, and movies with good morals and ideas, many convince the youth of today’s culture to do iniquitous actions. Hundreds of studies have proven the link between media and violence and increased sexuality. American media is giving youth subliminal messages and causing them to perform violent actions and forcing them to take drastic measures to stay with society’s idea of perfection. Teenagers spend

  • Exposing Muslim Youth to American Culture

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    Every second of every day, the Muslim American youth is exposed to fashion, music, and entertainment. The American culture glorifies Hollywood and all of this special kingdom’s “stars”; immersed in this environment, Muslim Americans intuitively start to follow these trends as they yearn for popularity and acceptance. When one walks toward Hollywood, Hollywood runs toward this individual, sucking him or her into the utopian paradise through magazines, reality shows, and celebrity news like a high-powered

  • Effects of The Colbert Report On American Youth

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    be like any other talk show: a well-groomed host, a very modern set, a big desk, and a studio audience to clap and laugh at the jokes. However, Colbert begins his show with a very patriotic introduction involving a bald eagle, Colbert planting the American flag into the ground, a plethora of patriotic and strong willed terms flashing behind him, and of course, a very rock-n-roll theme song. As the show begins his audience chants his name over and over, “Stephen, Stephen, Stephen,” and although Colbert

  • Violence In American Media Influencing Australian Youth

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    American music, films and video games have had a great impact on Australian citizens, particularly on young people. These American media products have got negative messages that have been invited to the audiences to engage in. Violent crimes is one of them. As American media continues to take the minds of the innocent and vulnerable, it becomes over powering and Australians are being flooded with negative violent messages. This is influencing Australians to believe that to be a tough, rough criminal

  • American History X and the Epidemic of Youth Violence

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    American History X and the Epidemic of Youth Violence Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, But now am found, Was blind but now I see. --Shaker hymn James Garbarino (1999) discusses the boys who are lost and ways that they can learn to see again in his book Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them. He takes an in depth look at what he calls the "epidemic of youth violence" in America in order to determine its causes and