Essays Tagged: "america today"

Differences in Education

ducationThere are many differences and similarities in education in Greece and The United States of America today. The differences, which there are many of, are focused on the different ideas of what ... hool they would train in the city to be a soldier.The schools in Greece and in The United States of America both have a great impact on the success of the country's. Even though they both are very dif ...

(2 pages) 176 3 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Child Abuse

Child abuse is one of the saddest and most tragic problems in America today. Each year an estimated one to two million American children are being beaten, neglect ... physical neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse. Child abuse is a serious problem that plagues America's youth and should be stopped. Physical abuse is a form of child abuse that should be ... ion by abusing other children, animals, or belongings.Child abuse is a serious problem that plagues America's youth and must be stopped. Physical abuse and physical neglect can hurt someone to the poi ...

(4 pages) 376 0 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Report about the hero in American movies

Willis plays the character John McClain in the trilogy Die Hard, he is a good example of a hero in America today.In the third movie, McClain takes on a partner to help him fight a mad bomber. This is ... me post modern aspects of Hollywood. Both of these facts help sell movies and help define a hero in America today.Another aspect that makes McClain a post modern hero in America is the fact that he to ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


Sexual morality has declined in America today. The immoral life can be seen allaround us. We see it in drugs, alcohol, movies, magaz ... gazines cannot be sold to anyoneunder the age of eighteen, showing some morality is still intact in America today, if notentirely.The Church's stand on pornography is clear and obvious. The Catholic C ...

(5 pages) 161 1 2.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Causes and Effects of The Great Depression in America

Few Americans in the first months of 1929 saw any reason to question the strengthand stability of the na ... d not only continue but increase, and thatdramatic social progress would follow in its wake. 'We in America today,' HerbertHoover had proclaimed in August 1928, 'are nearer to the final triumph over p ... any land. The poorhouse is vanishing from among us.'1In mid-October, 1929, the average middle-class American saw ahead of him anillimitable vista of prosperity. I newly inaugurated president, Herbert ...

(15 pages) 1094 13 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Acronyms, Idioms, and Slang, the Evolution of the English Language.

s old, it has evolvedat an incredible rate: so much so, that, at first glance, the average personin America today would find most Shakespearean literature confusing withoutthe aid of an Old-English di ... pelling of certain English words:colour was changed to color, theatre to theater, etc. In addition, Americanshave, over time, given new names for certain things: what we call a trunk(of a car), the En ...

(4 pages) 167 0 4.4 Sep/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Transracial Adoption

Transracial Adoption Many adoptions are being taken place in America today. These adoptions are not always of the same race, transracial adoption is very popular ... acial adoption and are helping with adoptions whether they are transracial or not. One organization Americans for African Adoption was started and is also run by Cheryl Shott. She herself is a mother ... e positive role models, but also to help her be open to all cultures(St. John 152). A study done by American University concluded after analyzing 240 white families who adopted black children that it ...

(10 pages) 176 1 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Ethnic America" by Thomas Sowell

Today, America is made up of many different kinds of people. There are so manycultures that make America un ... ives an excellentexample about why these different groups immigrated from there homelands to come toAmerica. Sowell also mention's the economic and cultural contributions made by thesedifferent cultur ... m thier homeland to thier economic standing in today's society.Most of the people that immigrate to America today are fleeing poverty orpersecution in thier own countries. This is not only true today, ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How african americans and native americans are oppressed in america today.

African Americans and American Indians or Native Americans are two of the major subordinate groups in Americ ... ession they face: stigmatization, segregation, ethnocentrism, prejudice, and discrimination.African Americans are facing stigmatization far less these days, but if one looks back a half-century, they ... h exaggerated features and portraits of the characters Sambo and Mammy still exist today.For Native Americans, stigmatization is far worse. Countless sports teams have a Native American as their masco ...

(3 pages) 176 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Native American Ritualism vs. Modern Rituals This essay compares elements of the native american Sweat Lodge ritual to the modern American ritual of the court trial.

Native American Ritualism vs. Modern RitualsRitualism is present in many aspects of all types of religi ... s, most often religious in nature, but not always so, and are always meaningful in some way. Native American tribes are the origin of several traditional rituals, including widely used by many tribes ... ritualism is by no means strictly limited to religious contexts. There exist many rituals in modern American society which are not so obvious, which share some symbolism with the Sweat Lodge. One exam ...

(5 pages) 102 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This essay is about the threat from weapons of mass destruction to the United States.

The most significant threat facing America today is the risk of being attacked with Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Although the Sov ... he atomic bomb used on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki would only equal one ten-thousandths of America's smallest nuclear missile today.The closest any nation has come to launching a nuclear atta ... g installed, run, and defended by Soviet troops. After only two weeks the missiles were removed and America became calm once again. The Soviets' reason for installing that site in Cuba was to create w ...

(6 pages) 225 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Similarities and Differences between the English Parliament and the French Monarchy

t bureaucratic government that mirrors the Democratic-Republic system that is currently employed in America today. Resulting from no direct taxation, in exchange for the increase in price of royal ser ...

(2 pages) 60 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

a short essay on why the lottery should remain legal as a response to Michael Sandel's essay, "Bad Bet"

Of all the issues facing America today such as September 11, racism, corporate scandals, state lotteries are most definitely ... ptember 11, racism, corporate scandals, state lotteries are most definitely not one of the problems America must deal with. State lottery games are by no means a form of "civic corruption" (as stated ...

(3 pages) 74 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is a reaction paper for psycology.

e Better With a Foot Massage." Time, 155SUMMARYThe article concerns the lack of dentistry visits in America today. Dr. Lorin Berland's, a dentist in Dallas, believes he may have found a solution to th ... more to enjoy a DVD or body massage? This article is clearly directed to the upper class people in America. Did it ever occur to the doctors that perhaps the reason less people are visiting the offic ...

(2 pages) 173 3 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Brave New world

t 451, a futuristic look at a man and his role in society.Bradbury utilizes the luxuries of life in America today, in additionto various occupations and technological advances, to show what lifecould ...

(4 pages) 124 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The attitude for success...This is a real good essay for a teacher who always says"don't tell me what happend tell me why and how" Its basically his life before he helped make the US free

The Attitude For SuccessBenjamin Franklin is America's poster child for how to make it big in the United States. He is proof that with hard work, ... anything he would want. Franklins' rise to success is still used as an example on how to succeed in America today. Amoung all of his great quality's his attitude stands out. His attitude of how to suc ... confidence in his decision-making. His attitudes of succeeding reflect how many the sucessful early Americans made it. He was indeed, an example for others to follow.Franklin's attitude toward inventi ...

(3 pages) 133 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Road rage

hting, or even killing each other. Road rage is extremely dangerous and is a progressing problem in America today. To stop road rage people must have more respect for others and police must start givi ... progressively get worse and along with the traffic comes the road rage. Over the past 50 years, the American culture has changed significantly. Technology has created more jobs and more competition. W ...

(5 pages) 92 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Campaign 2000.

ection, but failed because of a weak campaign. Al Gore's political experience and vast knowledge of America's economy should have given him a commanding lead in the election. Gore's campaign did not s ... ing lead in the election. Gore's campaign did not show his positive qualities to the public causing American voters to favor Bush during the election.Gore is a consistent man, yet his campaign focused ...

(1 pages) 56 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Fighting Irish.

The Fighting IrishThe Irish have come a long way in American society from the struggles they once faced, during the immigration wave of the late 1800's. ... ffliction thrown upon them, which was their struggle to overcome the prejudices surrounding them in America. But they overcame all of these odds, and proved themselves to be the strong race which we a ... ese odds, and proved themselves to be the strong race which we assosiate with the Irish heritage in America today.The first struggle facing the Irish people was the great potatoe famine. This is the w ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American freedom.

Conscription and the NationIn America today we feel, more than ever, detached from our political institutions and our military. Mo ... g of even the most basic facts about the countries with which we share our world, and although most Americans support our troops - even if only in word - the result of having a small, professional mil ... sumed all the weight of the mantle of citizenship. This feeling of a shared equality, that although Americans may differ in occupation or wealth, we are still all Americans, is oft lacking in contempo ...

(6 pages) 129 0 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science