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  • Superficiality In America

    Superficiality in America In early American and European lands, lets say the 1600’s through 1800’s, life was very much different. Men were born to be strong, and reliable, in order to help the work force. Women were born to maintain the house and please the men of the house, whether they are fathers or husbands. The courting of these times was very simple, it was to better the living conditions of the families involved.

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Jack
  • Assimilation In America

    Assimilation In America Exactly how would you define an "American" now a days? There really isn't a specific way to actually do that, times have changed, and so has the variety of people in the United States. Going from one based religion to thousands; from English to Spanish, French, German, Italian, etc., and from having a narrow point of view to a diverse perspective in many eyes. The assimilation of different cultures has impacted and

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    Submitted: December 17, 2008 By: Max
  • Were The Alien And Sedition Acts In America's Best Interest?

    In 1798, four laws were enacted by the Federalist run U.S. Congress. The four laws were thought to be in response to the hostile actions of the French Revolutionary government on the seas and in the councils of diplomacy, also know as the XYZ affair. This was what people thought the four laws were for, when the real purpose for the passing of them was a plan designed to destroy Thomas Jefferson's Democratic-Republican Party. The

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • What Brought Our Ancestors To America?

    What was the dream that brought our ancestors to America? It was rebirth, the craving for men to be born again, the yearning for a second chance. With all of these ideas comes the true American dream-Freedom. This is the condition in which a man feels like a human being. It is the purpose and consequence of rebirth. Throughout the life of Langston Hughes he presented ideas in his writings that help to define his

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • De Tocqueville's "Democracy In America"

    Alexis De Tocqueville's Democracy in America delves deep into how the American States and the federal government would grow politically and socially under the umbrella of democracy. He sees the United States as a unique entity because of how and why it started as well as its geographical location. De Tocqueville explains that the foundations of the democratic process in America are completely different from anywhere else on the globe. The land was virginal

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Early 1900's In N. America

    Early 1900s in N. America Life in the 1900's was depressing and was an era filled with extremely hard and strenuous work that didn't offer any future for the average canadian in doing better. If you were an average wage earner you would be virtually stuck in the same job for the rest of your life, while rich maintained their wealth mainly caused by the low taxes. Living conditions were poor for average canadians and

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Jacksonian America

    In America durning the Jacksonian era, and egalitarian, democratic culture emerged. Male suffrage was extended to include ever larger portions of the public. The lines between Elites and the commoners began to disappear. A higher percentege of the eligiable voters voted than ever before, and they increasingly voted for men they perceived as their equals. Expanding across the Appalachian mountians, the nation bagan to change in profound ways. The young states of Kuntucky, and Tennasee,

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Segregation: The Scar Of America

    Segregation: The Scar of America "Know ye not why We created you all from the same dust? That no one should exalt himself over the other. Ponder at all times in your hearts how ye were created. Since we have created you all from the same substance it is incumbent on you to be even as one soul, to walk with the same feet, eat with the same mouth, and dwell in the same land…"

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Racism In America

    There is surely no nation in the world that holds "racism" in greater horror than does the United States. Compared to other kinds of offenses, it is thought to be somehow more reprehensible. The press and public have become so used to tales of murder, rape, robbery, and arson, that any but the most spectacular crimes are shrugged off as part of the inevitable texture of American life. "Racism" is never shrugged off. For example,

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Latin America

    Hisotry of Latin America History of the region from the pre-Columbian period and including colonization by the Spanish and Portuguese beginning in the 15th century, the 19th-century wars of independence, and developments to the end of World War II.Latin America is generally understood to consist of the entire continent of South America in addition to Mexico, Central America, and the islands of the Caribbean whose inhabitants speak a Romance language. The peoples of this large

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Racism On America

    Racism Racism is an evil that can destroy socitiy. America is a nation of immigrants and, as such it№s a diverse society where racism and prejudice have no place. Everyone came here from somewhere. Our country is based on the phrase, іAll men are created equal.І We are a diverse nation where racism and prejudice are unwarranted. Racism hurts people. Racism has been present in our world for more than 3,000 years. Take African-Americans, before

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Jackie Robinsn: A Man Who Changed America

    Jackie Robinson made one of the most daring moves by playing Major League baseball. The amount of pain and suffering this man went through was so harsh that I don't know how he was able to play. Carl Erskine said,"Maybe I see Jackie differently. You say he broke the color line. But I say he didn't break anything. Jackie was a healer. He came to rectify a wrong, to heal a sore in America"(Dorinson back

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Slavery In Latin America

     Slavery in the Americas was quite diverse. Mining operations in the tropics experienced different needs and suffered different challenges than did plantations in more temperate areas of Norther Brazil or costal city's serving as ports for the exporting of commodities produced on the backs of the enslaved peoples from the African continent. This essay will look at these different situations and explore the factors that determined the treatment of slaves, the consequences of that

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Slavery In Latin America

    Chile History Early History Before the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th cent., the Araucanians had long been in control of the land in the southern part of the region; in the north, the inhabitants were ruled by the Inca empire. Diego de Almagro, who was sent by Francisco Pizarro from Peru to explore the southern region, led a party of men through the Andes into the central lowlands of Chile but was unsuccessful

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Latin America: A Legacy Of Oppression

    Latin America: A Legacy of Oppression When the Europeans first arrived in Latin America, they didn't realize the immensity of their actions. As history has proven, the Europeans have imposed many things on the Latin American territory have had a long, devastating effect on the indigenous people. In the centuries after 1492, Europeans would control much of South America and impose a foreign culture upon the already established civilizations that existed before their arrival. These

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Colonial America BookNotes

    Colonial America BookNotes John Putnam Demos (1937-) A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony NY: Oxford UP, 1970. xvi + 201 p. Ill.: 15 photos (btw. 108-09). Appendix: demographic tables (191-94). Bibliographical footnotes, index (195-201). ISBN: 0195128907 (1999 ed.) Thesis: "A familie is a little Church, and a little commonwealth, at least a lively representation thereof, whereby triall may be made of such as are fit for any place of authoritie, or of subjection

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    Submitted: April 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • Anti-Japanese Propagnda Of Ww2 In America

    World War II Anti-Japanese Propaganda "The United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." (Declaration of War Against Japan) These words were said by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor marked the official entry of the United States involvement in World War II and sparked a barrage of anti-Japanese propaganda.

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    Submitted: April 14, 2009 By: Andrew
  • End Of The Vietnam War And Effects On America

    U.S. Withdrawal U.S. President Lyndon Johnson's decision not to seek reelection in 1968 prompted serious negotiations to end the war to began. Between 1968 and 1969, contacts in Paris between North Vietnam and the United States were expanded to include South Vietnam and the NLF. Under the leadership of President Richard M Nixon, the United States changed its tactics to combine U.S. troop withdrawals with intensified bombing and the invasion of Communist sanctuaries in Cambodia

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Development Of Slavery In America

    Slavery was the main resource used in the Chesapeake tobacco plantations. The conditions in the Chesapeake region were difficult, which lead to malnutrition, disease, and even death. Slaves were a cheap and an abundant resource, which could be easily replaced at any time. The Chesapeake region's tobacco industries grew and flourished on the intolerable and inhumane acts of slavery. Chesapeake colonies of Virginia and Maryland were settled in the early 17th century. It was a

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • Progression Of America

    Progress is a steady improvement, on advancement toward a better stage, America has made an enormous progression because of the charter issued by King James I of England; John Smith; and even though it was a small contribution, the Tobacco industry which was established by John Rolfe. May 24th was the first day for many settlers and they had no idea as to that day being the first day of the rest of their lives.

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Who Gets Into America And Why?

    Who gets into America and why? I as an immigrant think this is outrageous that now we pick and choose who gets in into the country. I anti illegal immigration. As for legal immigration I think everybody who qualifies should be let in to the country. Since when did we become better then anybody else? The people who come here are in hopes of better life for their children and themselves. We should let them

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Max
  • Why America Should Not Practice Offshore Outsourcing

    Outsourcing; what does this term mean? “Outsourcing is the practice in which companies move or contract some or all of their manufacturing or service operations to other companies that specialize in those operations of to companies in other countries…When outsourcing involves the movement or contracting of those operations to foreign countries, it is properly called offshoring or offshore outsourcing.” (Outsourcing, 2005). What does this mean to you? Many American jobs are now being sent

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Determination Of Man'S Role In Latin America

    Determination of Man’s Role in Latin America How society describes what is meant by a man’s role is an important definition in every culture. What is right or wrong for men to do in terms of behavior depends on each community, and on people’s own perceptions. Latin American culture has a strict set of values on sexual issues, reflecting a man’s role in society. For all of the communities in Latin America there exists a

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Jack
  • Crevecoeur Letters and the Poem Вђњlet America Be America Againвђќ

    From Crevecoeur Letters, we know that through a series of letters, Crevecoeur illustrates the idealized version of a free society, America . He is so positive about the new land because no landlord and slavery, no autocratic prince or lord, no "absurd ordinances”, and they can find more mild government also peaceable inhabitants than in their europe land that they can't get a real freedom. That situation is important for new imigrant from europe because

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Rise Of Corporate America

    Since the end of the Civil War, corporations have taken the United States by storm; but, at what cost? As with any revolution, there are positive and negative effects. While Capitalism surged into urban America, family businesses struggled to survive, immigrants searched for "the American Dream," and farmers toiled into debt. However, this rise of industry did not prove to only benefit an elite few; many beneficial programs were launched as a result of this

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Kevin

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