• Asian Student White Students People
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    "The white race is a race of devils created by their maker to do evil, and make evil appear as good; The white race is the natural unchangeable enemy of the black man, who is the original man, owner, maker, cream of the planet earth." This paragraph is taken from Soul on Ice written by Eldridge Cleaver. I think that the white race is not just the enemy of black men. It is even the enemy of immigrants. Although America is supposed to be a melting pot, immigrants seem like a problem in many peope'...
  • Melting Pot America Home People
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    Comparison of American Poems America is a melting pot of people and ideas that indirectly shape the youth of this country. Childhood proves to be the time in a person s life where they learn the most about themselves. Once they learn, they live and love by it. Aurora Levin's Morales s poem Child of the Americas displays unashamed diversity by showing how people proudly profess their ethnicity, how even some brought here by a harsh fate still claim America as their true home, and therefore in Ame...
  • Race And Ethnicity In America
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    Race and Ethnicity in America - The Melting Pot In 1492 Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue. Everyone knows the story of Christopher Columbus; they are taught it in grade school if not before then. When he landed in America by accident, he had no idea that he would be creating the world's largest Melting Pot. This "melting pot" provided means for a new country, made from a mixture of many cultures and beliefs, thus creating a new country with a new and ever-changing culture. One complication with a M...
  • John Proctor Play Crucible Salem
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    How is 'The Crucible' appropriately titled? The word 'crucible' is used by Arthur Miller in his play as a metaphor. The first definition of the word crucible is: a melting pot especially for metals. In the play this is first acknowledged during the first act, as we gradually piece together the information concerning the girls dancing. The 'kettle' viewed by Reverend Parris mirrors a crucible. We are told that the girls had made a brew which contained a little frog and blood is therefore viewed b...
  • Melting Pot Or Mosaic Which One
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    Melting Pot or Mosaic, which one? Culture is a behavior that consists of several critical elements, such as language, religion, race and ethnicity, clothing and politics. Culture is what one does in his / her daily life. In order to understand others, we must first keep in mind that every culture carries its own set of values and assumptions. Culture is an evolving, ever changing civilization, which includes several different groups people. For immigrants, America is a land of opportunity; for o...
  • The Canadian Mosaic Vs The U S Melting Pot
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    Canada is internationally recognized as a culturally diverse nation that emphasizes the concept of "The Mosaic." No other country in the world encompasses inhabitants from so many different backgrounds who exhibit strong loyalty towards Canada, while still preserving their cultural heritage. This is contrasted to the American ideal of the 'Melting Pot', which attempts to shape all of their citizens into a set mold. Canada's philosophy is believed to be more effective and respectful than that whi...
  • Multiculturalism In America Melting Pot
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    Multiculturalism In Corporate America: Who Benefits, And Why Should I Care We " ve reached the age in which global structures have become the key components of any viable corporation. Large or small, corporate America is now recognizing the importance of reaching out to other nations. No longer an issue of whether or not one will choose to become international, if you " re in business, it's almost a fact of life. The United States itself has blossomed into a nation of some 103 cultures from arou...
  • A Common Bond United States
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    Diversity of America has been affiliated by assimilation. This type of endeavor has been uniting the American people for many decades. Due to the general will of society, the common bond of being an American unites the cultural divergences. Although many cultures exist in society, the formation of a mutual purpose is shared. Many influences have contributed to the willingness to be part of the common culture shared by citizens of the United States. People want to be a part of the American cultu...
  • Standard English United States
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    Jessica Green 3-1-99 English 1 A-04 Essay #2 Final Draft I myself have never used my language to really shape my identity. I was born in the United States and English is the national language. Call me ignorant or selfish but I believe if you come here you should learn English. I do not care if you speak your language at home or with friends, but if you expect everyone to cater to you, you must be crazy. You knew the national language when you arrived. The United States provides bilingual classe...
  • Melting Pot American Dream Frontier
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    1. ) What was the American Dream in the past and what is it now? America is a nation of immigrants and all its citizens, apart from the Indians, are immigrants or descendants of immigrants. The motives for immigration are religious, political oppression in their homeland or economic reasons to emigrate. And they all had the dream of a new society. Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1776 in the Declaration of Independence of, , inalienable rights." These rights are the equality of opportunity, and also po...
  • Attempting To Understand American Culture
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    What is American culture? What is its significance? These two questions are extremely difficult to answer, let alone extremely difficult concepts to grasp. In fact, almost every human on this planet will derive different meanings of American culture and it will unquestionably hold different levels of significance to different people. American culture is an oxymoronic phrase because there is no such thing. It is made up of various subcultures from every country and ethnicity in the world. Ishmael...
  • What Is A True American
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    What is an American Is anyone a true American? Is it simply anyone who lives in the United States or is it those who salute the flag and patronize America? America has been given the term the great American melting pot. From that declaration not one race, one religion, or one heritage is truly American. To me an American is someone that loves their country so much that they would be keen to battle for their country. Until Christopher Columbus the only inhabitants of America was the native Americ...
  • Multiculturalism Varying Definitions Melting Pot
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    In today's society, there are many different terms and definitions used to describe multiculturalism. For example, "melting pot", "mosaic", and "assimilation" are the most commonly used terms today to describe multiculturalism. However, with societies different definitions of multiculturalism there will always be stereotyping, bias opinions, racism as well as problems associated with cultural references. Nevertheless, by raising awareness of the multicultural policy in future generations one cou...
  • Affirmative Action United States Caucasian
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    Affirmative Action In Education Affirmative Action In Education Essay, Research Paper The policy of affirmative action in education will no longer be needed in the near future. In the past, however, legislators determined that in order to prevent racial discrimination affirmative action would be needed. Recent demographic studies indicate that the Caucasian race will steadily decrease as the present populations of minorities increase. Factors such as fewer white births, an influx of immigrants, ...
  • American Culture The United
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    The United States, The Melting Pot The United States has Changed from a Melting Pot to a Vast Culture with Varying Racial Backgrounds. The United States, created by blending or melting? many cultures together into one common man, known as an American. ? Modern communication and transportation accelerate mass migrations from one continent... to the United States (Schlesinger 21). Ethnic and racial diversity was bound to happen in the American society. As immigration began to explode, ... a cult ...
  • American Identity Melting Pot
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    For American Identity American Identity For hundreds of years, people have been immigrating to the United States in search of freedom, better living and the fulfillment of the American dream. Being an American means to uphold values of independence, responsibility and freedom. Patriotism and unity are main agents for a nation s identity. These values have been forged by our forefathers, and still remain vibrant in the American culture from east through west. As we will see, the existing American...