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  • Cubans In America

    Cubans In America

    Growing up I always looked at my self as an African American girl never really questioned why my mothers skin complexion was darker then mine and I was way lighter then her. Growing up my father was never in my life to teach me about my Cuban heritage neither. As I gotten older I became more interested in my Cuban background wanting to know more and more about this side I never knew. Over ten

    Essay Length: 409 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2010
  • Pre: America's Greatest Runner

    Pre: America's Greatest Runner

    America's Greatest Runner "For there is always a sanctuary more, a door that can never be forced, whatever the force, a last inviolable stronghold that can never be taken, whatever the attack; your vote can be taken, your name, your innards, even your life, but that last stronghold can only be surrendered. And to surrender it for any reason other than love is to surrender love." -Ken Kesey, Sometimes a Great Nation On January 25,

    Essay Length: 3,046 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: July 12, 2010
  • America


    Americanism America has always been the known as the "new "world" for millions of people who had a Dream. Their dream was not something exceptional but only to have a good life: to have enough expenses to survive, to have a house where children could be raised and what is more important to feel free and protected. America has become all of these for many people, who believe they are living out the American dream.

    Essay Length: 546 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 14, 2010
  • Segregation: The Scar Of America

    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..."

    Essay Length: 1,689 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: August 21, 2010
  • Latin America

    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

    Essay Length: 2,844 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: August 21, 2010
  • Racism On America

    Racism On America

    Racism Racism is an evil that can destroy socitiy. America is a nation of immigrants and, as such itâ„-s a diverse society where racism and prejudice have no place. Everyone came here from somewhere. Our country is based on the phrase, Ñ-All 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

    Essay Length: 522 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • Jackie Robinsn: A Man Who Changed America

    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

    Essay Length: 1,119 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: August 22, 2010
  • Anti-Japanese Propagnda Of Ww2 In America

    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

    Essay Length: 2,778 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: August 23, 2010
  • Energy Crisis: Is America In Trouble

    Energy Crisis: Is America In Trouble

    Global energy crisis threatens, scientist says CHICAGO (April 17, 1997) -- An impending global energy crisis with potentially massive impact on American industry and jobs can be avoided if America strives for a portfolio of energy systems, a distinguished scientist said here today. In advocating an end to name-calling between energy advocates and environmentalists, Alan Schriesheim said, "We cannot set effective energy policy in an environmental vacuum, nor can we set effective environmental policy in

    Essay Length: 2,200 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: August 29, 2010
  • John Rambo And Jack Ryan: Men America Can Count On?

    John Rambo And Jack Ryan: Men America Can Count On?

    John Rambo and Jack Ryan are two amazing men. They are honest, trustworthy, heroic, never crack under pressure, and stand for truth, justice, and the American way. Sylvester Stallone and Harrison Ford do their best attempting to make the audience believe that men such as Rambo and Ryan actually exist. Try as they might, not even Stallone or Ford can convince me that men of this caliber actually live. Rambo is able to not only

    Essay Length: 1,151 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: September 8, 2010
  • Media Portrayal Of Mental Illness In America

    Media Portrayal Of Mental Illness In America

    Media Portrayal of Mental Illness in America The media in American society has a major influential impact on the minds and beliefs of millions of people. Whether through the news, television shows, or film, the media acts as a huge database for knowledge and instruction. It is both an auditory and visual database that can press images and ideas into people's minds. Even if the individual has no prior exposure or knowledge to something, the

    Essay Length: 3,872 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: September 11, 2010
  • Imperialism In Latin America

    IMPERIALISM IN LATIN AMERICA Wars for Independence most gained independence in early 19th century leaders' political culture shaped by Enlightenment but, colonial heritage did not include participatory govt. class and regional interests divided nations wealth was unevenly distributed rise of industrial capitalism placed L A in a dependent economic position Old and New Problems shared Enlightenment political and economic ideals less agreement about role of Catholic Church as exclusive state religion some leaders had egalitarian

    Essay Length: 525 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 11, 2010
  • Vietnam Vs. America

    Vietnam Vs. America

    The official country name of Vietnam is the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The capital is Hanoi and the population of this country is 81,624,716 (July 2003). Ethnic groups include the Vietnamese (80-95%), Chinese, Hmong, Thai, Cham, and other mountainous groups. Languages used are Vietnamese (Official), English (second most favored), French, Chinese and Khmer. Some of the many religions practiced are Buddhist, Hoa Hao, Cao Dai, Christian (Roman Catholic, protestant) and Muslim. The life expectancy for

    Essay Length: 558 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 13, 2010
  • The Cuban Mile

    The Cuban Mile

    Latin American Societies Book report The Cuban Mile The Cuban Mile, written by Cuban native Alejandro Hernandez Diaz, is a story about two Cubans who set sea for Miami in hopes of finding more successful lives. The author writes as if he was one of the refugees, and we are reading his journal entries. The journey lasts seven days, with obviously many entries per day. The entries are categorized by how many miles these

    Essay Length: 1,590 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: September 14, 2010
  • Could America Not Have Fought The British

    Could America Not Have Fought The British

    Could America have gradually and peacefully developed independence within the British Common wealth, as Canada later did, rather than engaging in a violent revolt? Soon after England's victory in the Seven Years' War, England struggled with the financial costs of the war. England's Parliament tried to establish power in the New World by issuing a series of laws. England attempted to have the colonies help pay for the cost of the war that would later

    Essay Length: 1,695 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: September 14, 2010
  • America And Congress

    America And Congress

    In the past century, people continued to express an increasingly discontent view of Congress especially true when one looks back before the Clinton Impeachment debacle As the size of the nation and the number of congressman have grown, the congress has come under attack by both public influences and congressman themselves. Yet looking at one congressman's relationship with his or her constituents, it would be hard to believe that this is the branch of government

    Essay Length: 753 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 15, 2010
  • America's Antiterrorism Response: The Patriot Act. Right Or Wrong

    America's Antiterrorism Response: The Patriot Act. Right Or Wrong

    After the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 our country underwent a change that has drastically affected the fundamental values that our founding fathers instilled in this country. Since that tragic day in September the aftermath of the attacks has started to implicate our Civil Liberties that in this country we hold so dear. Just 45 days after the September 11 attacks, with virtually no debate, Congress passed the USA Patriot Act on October 5th,

    Essay Length: 1,692 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: September 22, 2010
  • A Fascist America: How Close Are We?

    A Fascist America: How Close Are We?

    The idea that America is turning fascist has been popular on the Left for as long as I can remember: in the 1960s, when antiwar radicals raged against the Machine, this kind of hyperbole dominated campus political discourse and even made its way into the mainstream. When the radical Weather Underground went into ultra-Left meltdown and began issuing incoherent "communiquйs" to an indifferent American public, they invariably signed off by declaring: "Death to the fascist

    Essay Length: 2,692 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: September 27, 2010
  • Walk Across America Response Paper

    Walk Across America Response Paper

    Walk Across America Response Paper In Walk Across America, Peter Jenkins takes a cross country walk to rediscover himself and the nation. In his journeys, he crosses through various states and meets many different kinds of people. From New York to New Orleans, Peter treks around this great country of ours and falls back in love with the place that he has called home for his entire life. After losing faith in the hypocrisy of

    Essay Length: 942 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 11, 2010
  • America, A Democracy?

    America, A Democracy?

    America, a Democracy? America. What's the first thought to come to your mind after hearing this? Democracy? Land of Rights? That would make sense. America, the land of the free. The land of opportunity. But is America really a democracy? A country for the people, by the people? To an extent, but not exactly. The people of this great country do not have unlimited rights and the freedom to do what they please. Many

    Essay Length: 955 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 14, 2010
  • Enlightenment In America

    Enlightenment In America

    The Enlightenment in America In the Ben Franklin selection reading I came upon a question on his public library beginning. Would today be different if there wasn't a public library or any library for that matter in our country? It all started back in 1730's when Mr. Franklin could not find any good books at the local stores. For those people interested in reading would have to send for their books from England. Mr. Franklin

    Essay Length: 281 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 14, 2010
  • Rebuilding America's Defenses

    Rebuilding America's Defenses

    Strategy, Forces and Resources For a New Century A Report of The Project for the New American Century September 2000 ABOUT THE PROJECT FOR THE NEW AMERICAN CENTURY Established in the spring of 1997, the Project for the New American Century is a nonprofit, educational organization whose goal is to promote American global leadership. The Project is an initiative of the New Citizenship Project. William Kristol is chairman of the Project, and Robert Kagan,

    Essay Length: 8,175 Words / 33 Pages
    Submitted: October 17, 2010
  • Safety Problems In America's Commercial Airline Industry

    Safety Problems In America's Commercial Airline Industry

    1989 has been a year in which both aviation experts and spokesmen. For the flying public have expressed intensified concern over what they perceive to be a substantial deterioration in the safety of America's passenger airline operations. In the first nine months of 1989 alone, there have been ten fatal air crashes involving large transport-category planes owned by U.S. based carriers (Ott p.28). This compares disfavorably to the first nine of months of 1988, when

    Essay Length: 2,345 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: October 22, 2010
  • America


    After gaining independence from Britain, America's main concern was on being successful in running their government. They believed that their central government must be kept weak in order to prevent the rise of tyranny. Because their strong belief of a weak central government, many restrictions and regulations were set on these government. The nations first effort at republican government was The Articles of Confederation. It brought the opportunity for each state to preserve their individual

    Essay Length: 600 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 24, 2010
  • Irish Campaign In America

    Irish Campaign In America

    Early Modern Scotland Darien Company: A Necessary Disaster? The 1690s were a time of much unrest in Scotland. The Glencoe massacre had served to discredit the monarch somewhat. Recent crop failures had led to a famine which was affecting much of the country. There was also a serious downturn in Scottish trade which greatly affected the economy. In the aftermath of this came the Darien Expedition. The Darien Scheme, as it is commonly referred to

    Essay Length: 1,832 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: October 26, 2010

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