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  • The State Of California And The United States

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    During the past decade, the state of California has been one of the fastest growing economies of the United States. The substantial growth has positioned California as the top one economy in the United States, with a gross domestic production of approximately 2.3 trillion dollars for the fiscal year 2014. The state of California has also ranked number eight in the largest world economies, passing countries like Italy and Russia (Young, 2014). Although many factors have led to this growth, the most

  • China and United States

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    functions alongside states and sets an important part of the context for state action.2 In the context of the rapid growth of China, Liberals and more specifically Neoliberals see the present circumstance as an instance in which China can grow to join the United States in a peaceful hegemonic fusion. I present that if China can adopt the neoliberal paradigm then it can easily progress to the strong hegemon it desires without cause of friction between themselves and the United States
 The adoption of

  • Security of the United States

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    Security of the United States Over the last several years the United States has suffered several losses and devastating events. Most of these could have and should have been at a minimal level if the government would have done its job correctly. Terrorist attacks on the United States have shown the rest of the world our weakness. In a recent newspaper article there was information that the governmental agencies that are supposed to provide the top security for the nation have failed. Several

  • United States Expansionism

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    To what extent was the late nineteenth-century and early twentieth century United States expansionism a continuation of past United States expansionism and to what extent was it a departure? For almost 100 years since it's birth, U.S. foreign policy was based on expanding westward, protecting U.S. interests, and limiting foreign influence in the Americas. However after the development of a huge industrial economy, U.S. started to focus on the rest of the world. This happened because it needed

  • Poverty in The United States

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    The 1920s, the economy in the United States was making a steady climb. Unfortunately poverty is now very common for farmers and immigrants. So far the United States had made many attempts to help provide care and relief for those living in such poverty, but despite their best efforts our county still is experiencing this Depression. Many Farmers have been thrown into debt and are unable to pay it back. Many Farmers have given up their farms and a large migration from rural lands to urban areas

  • Music In The United States

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    With the start of the 20th century music began to play a huge part in the rapidly maturing United States. The music of the 20th century was not only there to entertain the people but it was more. It was used now to influence and manipulate the listeners, the artists had a goal to entertain and to enlighten the listener so that they could get their messages heard. Music is one of the best ways to advertise and to expand ideas, and many artists knew this. Music rapidly influenced every Americans life

  • China and United States

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    The history of United States-China relations tells a story of distrust, exploitation, naivety, and conflicting viewpoints, but also one of a struggle to bypass those differences. In recent decades, the two nations have been increasingly reliant on one another, but America still cannot overcome many of the divisions established between the U.S. and Maoist China Michael Schaller argues. Though relations became hostile the era following the end of the Second World War, China's diplomatic view of the

  • Immigration into The United States

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    Immigration into The United States California and the Southwest. Except for the Mexican immigrants, most of the immigrants from the Caribbean and Latin American settled along the East Coast, primarily in Florida and New York. As in the past, the majority of these immigrants worked in low-paying service industry or agricultural jobs. A large wave of Cuban-American refugees seeking political asylum entered the country. Many settled in Miami and New York. During the 1960's the country saw a major

  • AIDS in the United States

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    AIDS in the United States Until the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, a rare, benign skin disease called Kaposi’s Sarcoma was almost exclusively diagnosed in older, dark-skinned men from Europe and Africa. Between 1979 and 1981, “Kaposi’s sarcoma had been diagnosed in twenty-six men, twenty in New York and six in California. Eight had died, all in less than two years. Only one was nonwhite. None was more than fifty-one years old; the mean age was thirty-nine. All were homosexual.” (Grmek, 6-7)

  • Bilingualism in the United States

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    Currently in the United States, about one in four, or twenty-six percent, of American adults can speak a language other than English (McComb). To be bilingual means to possess the ability to speak two languages, and a society that implements a bilingual approach is one that adapts means of everyday life, ranging from street signs to education, to the inevitabilities of more than one language. The United States is in debate on whether or not to adopt Spanish in conjunction with all English communication