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    American Black Bear

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    The American Black Bear is the smallest, yet most common species of Bear in North America. People have a propensity to think that Bears are very dangerous, especially to humans. In reality, Bears are harmless creatures, and have a very friendly demeanor. Compared to all other types of bears, the American Black Bear is in the middle when it comes to size. It is smaller than a Polar Bear, but larger than a Sloth Bear. Black Bears vary in size depending on their location in the world, sex, how

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    Black Americans

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    Black Americans Black Americans are those persons in the United States who trace their ancestry to members of the Negroid race in Africa. They have at various times in United States history been referred to as African, coloured, Negro, Afro-American, and African-American, as well as black. The black population of the United States has grown from three-quarters of a million in 1790 to nearly 30 million in 1990. As a percentage of the total population, blacks declined from 19.3 in 1790 to 9.7 in

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    The Great North American Black Bear

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    The Great North American Black Bear The North American black bear, scientifically known as Ursus americanus, is a type of bear that is indigenous to Northern America. Subspecies such as the Ursus americanus luteolu (Louisiana black bear) and the Ursus americanus floridanus (Florida black bear), have small populations and are found in Louisiana and Florida respectively. However, the North American black bear, which has an overall population of approximately 600,000 is distributed across Canada and

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    In the present day, people view America as a land where everyone can be seen equal to one another, but this was not always the case. In the 1800s black and Chinese Americans went through a ruthless period of discrimination, due to the white man’s ignorance. Even though the Chinese and blacks were singled out they both were treated differently but also had many similarities. Harsh treatment, long hours, and extremely low wages were only a small part of the brutal-ness both races faced. The Chinese

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    Since arriving in America, African Americans have experienced racial discrimination in virtually every single area of their lives. America has come a long way since the 1800’s when slavery was common, but that road certainly hasn’t been easy or short for Black American. Not long after the Civil War ended, African Americans experienced a form of racial segregation called Jim Crow. The name "Jim Crow" originated from a character in an early nineteenth-century minstrel show song. A white minstrel

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    The Impact of the Great Depression on Black Americans The stock market crash of October 1929 was the prelude to the Great Depression. It was a time of hardship and sorrow for many people. American morale was low, and money and food were scarce. Poverty and despair, however, were not foreign to the Black Americans; poverty had been common to them since their days of captivity. To many Black Americans who lived in the south, it was the return of old times. Sharecroppers and farm workers always

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    Disadvantages of Black Americans in 1950's Black Americans faced many disadvantages during the 1950's. In short they were discriminated; from public services, to cafés and restaurants. After the American Civil War in 1865, black people in the American south were no longer slaves. But they had never gained equality with whites. Blacks had remained second classed citizens throughout their movement to America, with the worst paid unskilled jobs in farms and factories. The schools that

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    Black American Women Writers

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    Discuss the circumstances in which writing by black American women gained literary and cultural prominence in the last two decades and a half of the 20th century.What are the most dominant themes in their writings?Comment also on the stylistic innovations present in the writings of some of these writers. The year 1970 proved to be a watershed moment in the history of black women's writing and their struggle for emancipation.Many black women had distanced/were distancing themselves

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    Black Americans / African Americans An overview Black Americans or African American trace their ancestry to slaves from sub-Saharan Africa. Apart from white Americans, they constitute the second largest racial and ethnic minority group in America after the Hispanics. According to the US Census Bureau in 2012, there are estimated 44,456,009 African Americans in the United States. That is about 14.1% out of the total American population of 313.9 Million. About 50% of the African American population

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    The Situation of Black Americans Today

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    percentage of black Americans lived in poverty and were enslaved in the past. A slaves past, present, and future was determined by someone else. Many years have past since then and today the situation is not very different. Although today there is less resentment of black Americans and more opportunities for them, they still fight for social justice. We may see some changes, and some black Americans may be happy with what they have, some are still fighting to win the war. In todays generation black Americans

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