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    Before the second world war had begun, it was expected that the men of the families in Australia had the jobs and worked to feed and care for their families’ needs, while the women stayed at their family homes and looked after the children and the house keeping. Though when the war had begun taking men from the country and taking them off to fight overseas, this expectation could no longer stand. Women were forced to take jobs that had previously been proclaimed as too physically challenging for

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    injustice surrounds us. Australia is a country that has been plagued by injustice since the day our British ancestors first set foot on Australian soil and claimed the land as theirs. We’ve killed off many of the Indigenous Aboriginal people, and also took Aboriginal children away from their families; this is known as the stolen generation. On the day Australia became a federation in 1901, the first Prime Minister of Australia, Edmund Barton, created the White Australia Policy. This only let people

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    Indigenous Australians

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    the indigenous occupants of Australia. The Australian High Court appreciated them to share a common as well as biological ancestry as Australia's original occupants (de Plevitz, & Croft, 2003). There has however been a lot of ignorance with reference to this group of people more so from the Australians. This has mostly been due to ignorance of these people with most arguments and opinions based on myths (Morphy, & Morphy, 1984, p.459-478). Australia has enjoyed over a century

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    Introduction Despite Australia’s ever-growing multiculturalism, it has been found that ‘monolingualism is extraordinarily common in Australia throughout the general population and all occupational levels (Bostock, 1973).’ With such an array of cultures present, one would assume that Australian education systems would have endless bilingual programs in place. However, this is not the case. Despite the successes of bilingual education on a global scale, little effort has been made to preserve any

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    From Ireland to America

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    America is the world’s melting pot. American heritage stems from all over the world. The Irish are the second largest group to immigrate to the United States, and they have left their mark on the American culture (Gavin 7). Kevin Kenny argues that “The Irish immigrants of the famine era were the most disadvantaged the United States had ever seen.” The Irish potato famine was caused by a fungus that caused the potato to rot in the ground. Between the years 1845 and 1850 over one million Irish died

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    Studies of Change: an Asian Narrative

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    Becoming a Teacher: Knowledge, Skills and Issues. NSW: Pearson Education Australia Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (2008). The Melbourne Declaration on Educational goals for young Australians. MCEECDYA: Melbourne. Queensland Studies Authority (2004). Modern History Senior Syllabus 2004. Queensland Studies Authority: Brisbane. Windschuttle, K. (2004). The White Australia Policy. Macleay Press: Sydney. Youth Learn Initiative. (2009). A Guide

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    women took on roles such as factory workers, train conductors, bus drivers, taxi drivers and mail deliverers. The government continuously encouraged women to join the work force by displaying recruitment posters. They were used to great effect in Australia just like ‘Rosie the Riveter’, a character used in America to entice women to work in factories. Women were keen to experience a change and as a result, historians have stated that women made up forty per cent of the work force in war-related industries

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    Introduction Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis is filled with a variety of cuisines, as it is called ‘Eat Street’. It is filled with a variety of migrants as well; a majority of whom are from Southeast Asia. Why are there so many migrants from Southeast Asia today? Why are there so many restaurants on Nicollet Avenue? To answer these questions, it is necessary to examine both the history of the migrants and the process of the formulation of Nicollet Avenue. In this paper, the migration history of Southeast

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    canada stuff

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    Nation-State as defined by Cultural Anthropology: a problem based approach is “a Political community that has clearly defined territorial boarders and centralized authority” (Cummings et all: 2007:205) Canada is a nation state because it has a defined boarder and a democratic system in place. The article “Canada’s immigration system lacks heart, critics say” by Debra Black discusses the critiques Canada’s Immigration and Refugee programs. This article also brings up many topics, like what it means

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    Slovenia

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    prosperous life. One of articles in HASA (Historical Archives of Slovenians in Australia) website also explained that during the Communist regime, people lacked of freedom of speech and there was a mass killing. Hence, Slovene people fled to neighboring countries. Birsa (1994) also explained that high unemployment rate becomes another dominant factor which led Slovene to flee. Slovene people started to immigrate to Australia after America had implemented the Immigration Act in 1924. This Immigration

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