Essays Tagged: "American"

The American Dream This essay is about the American Dream throughout the years of American history.

1.In general, the American Dream is John Winthrop's theory of "A City upon A Hill." John Winthrop was a Puritan and ha ... rior to the world and that our flag is a symbol of freedom and liberty. In the 1830s and 1860s, the American Dream is to own your own property and not be under the cynical eye of others. You have to s ... s. The dream is to have respect for others and others to respect you.2.In this time period, African Americans view the American Dream as going back to their own country where they will not be under th ...

(4 pages) 407 2 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

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 ... ed to his distinction as America's father. His success in inventing hints to us that perhaps, early Americans did not invent and discover for profit like today, yet did for discovery, adventure and a ...

(3 pages) 133 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

American Revolution by Nathan Belisle did america have the right to revolt according to Thomas Paine's "Common Sense"

In the late eighteenth century the American colonies started a revolution and broke ties from the English Monarchy. It is argued that A ... lish Monarchy. It is argued that America at that time did not have the right to revolt and that the Americans were a group of complainers. However, a official historical document shows that given the ... rical document shows that given the circumstances at the time and the views of monarchy itself, the Americans did have the right to revolt and they were in their prime to accomplish that task.During t ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What is an american?

If a person looked up the word "American" in the dictionary the explanation they would acquire would either be: a.) A native or inha ... ) A citizen of the United States. These two definitions represent two different opinions on what an American is. To many people an American is just that definition, a person living in a certain area. ... l not die a tenacity to live and the courage to be brave. People must know that to be considered an American is an honor. It is a privilege to be a person who is able to make their dreams come true, a ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How the 1920's were a decade of change.

g into large corporations. Industry was drawing customers to 'get into the new age', by hypnotizing Americans into buying more of their goods, mostly kitchen appliances and cars. But, what really capt ... an. Of course, others preferred sports. 'Babe' Ruth was the most famous baseball player of the age. Americans wanted even more entertainment, so they ran to music, especially jazz. Yet, there were som ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"American Health Care Reform" The essay is about what can be done to improve the American Health Care System.

The current American health care system is believed the world over as the most modern and technological advanced ... he most affordable prices. Unfortunately rising health, insurance, and drug prices have caused many Americans to feel good health is beyond their economic ability.Other countries have fallen into vari ... facilities would not be necessary, but only a duel umbrella system that would incorporate uninsured Americans into the current health care system under new federal guidelines and regulations. This umb ...

(1 pages) 203 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

1999 DBQ: Colonial Pre-Revolutionary Unity

On the eve of the revolution, Americans were not completely united. As always, there were the dissenters, in this case the Tories, ... many people just didn't want to get involved. Even so, there were evidently enough people that the Americans could win the war (with the help of the French, of course). Before the war, practical peop ... the help of the French, of course). Before the war, practical people like Ben Franklin saw that the American people needed to come together as one in order to triumph over the evil British Empire.Ben ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The American Revolution : things about :

INTRODUCTION1.Welcome to the American Revolution. Frustrations of colonial Americans in the early and mid part of the 18th centur ... e greatest flair are: Stamp Act, The Boston Massacrepic (http://www.mce.k12tn.net/revolutionary_war/american_revolution.htmSTAMP ACT2. In March 1765 the English Parliament imposing the first direct ta ... revolution.htmSTAMP ACT2. In March 1765 the English Parliament imposing the first direct tax on the American colonies, to offset the high costs of the British military organization in America, passes ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The American Dream

Today the American dream is the story of rags to riches, that you can do anything. The first person to live th ... . The first person to live the America dream was Benjamin Franklin; he became the embodiment of the American dream. He started poor and errand so much money he became a multi-millionaire. Thomas Jeffe ... ch money he became a multi-millionaire. Thomas Jefferson was another person that contributed to the American Dream by writing the Declaration of Independence separating the U.S. from Great Britain by ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Metaphors Of Freedom In Walt Whitman’s “When I Heard The Learn’d Astronomer”

f slavery. In Whitman's time, slavery was a huge issue. It had always been assumed that the African American people were not of the same status as Caucasians. People had been taught what they had thou ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

1812

is easy to see that the fight for neutral rights was the cause of the War of 1812. The seizures of American ships and impressments of the American people violated international law. The Indian attack ... pressments of the American people violated international law. The Indian attack on America gave the American people reason to believe that the British had been a part of breaking the United States Neu ...

(3 pages) 326 1 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American dream 3

AMERICAN DREAM Government & Economy The American dream, it has been said, means different things ... Its meaning has also changed repeatedly over time. The reason that they have changed is because the American Dream is regulated by the government and the economy. An eighteenth century, white, male pl ... economy. An eighteenth century, white, male plantation owners' answer to the question, "What is the American Dream?" would probably be different from that of a modern, black, buisness-type female. A c ...

(4 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American Dream

AMERICAN DREAM Government & Economy The American dream, it has been said, means different things ... Its meaning has also changed repeatedly over time. The reason that they have changed is because the American Dream is regulated by the government and the economy. An eighteenth century, white, male pl ... economy. An eighteenth century, white, male plantation owners' answer to the question, "What is the American Dream?" would probably be different from that of a modern, black, buisness-type female. A c ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American Revolutionary War

American Revolutionary War Compare the strength and weaknesses of the American and British sides in ... and weaknesses of the American and British sides in the American Revolutionary War. Explain why the Americans were successful in winning.In comparing the British and the American strength and weakness ... essful in winning.In comparing the British and the American strength and weaknesses, the reason the American were successful in winning the war was due to non-military factors and some geographic reas ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American Lit.

change in America the stories seem to shape with the times.The first major literary period noted in American history is that of the Colonial Period. It was a time of exploration and colonization in Am ... eches, and designed pamphlets to convey their message on life. Artists, like Trumbul, hit home with Americans by painting battle scenes. In works by men such as Patrick Henry, ?Give Me Liberty or Give ...

(4 pages) 68 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

In accordance with your own research what key reasons for Britain's defeat in the "American War of Independence" are not explained by the movie "The Patriot?" Explain citing examples.

“The Patriot” is a film based on the American War of Independence, which is set in 1776 with intense fighting and heavy recruiting betwee ... h. Throughout the movie, there are many events and moments which do not clarify the reasons why the American colonists won the War of Independence against the British and include British debt and taxe ... and include British debt and taxes, Britain’s limited communications and the importance of the American colonists’ foreign aid.Early in the movie, “The Patriot” failed to mention t ...

(2 pages) 16 1 4.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

America's Vision

sires a life where riches, glory, or freedom surround them. Numerous people consider this dream the American dream, however, is it truly possible to achieve? Even those various immigrants who travel a ... eve? Even those various immigrants who travel a great distance to come to America to live their own American dream shortly become intemperate people. The idea of the American dream is not attainable b ...

(3 pages) 1206 1 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Allegory of the Cave

this mistreatment, and are reminded of past Iraqi problems. This was a tactic used to persuade the American people that going to war with Iraq would be a good idea. Based on the information given, th ... e that going to war with Iraq would be a good idea. Based on the information given, the majority of Americans felt that it was imperative to go to war. However, months after the final battle in Iraq w ...

(5 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

ADA and Affirmative Action Paper

University of Phoenix/BSHS 422This paper will Critique of American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Affirmative Action and the effects on people in America t ... criticisms of the ADA and Affirmative Action, and the future of the ADA and Affirmative Action.The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides federal civil rights protections to people with disab ... ve a complete program to empower people with disabilities in order to balance opportunities for all Americans. The future is to do away with discrimination and endorse the same opportunity by restorin ...

(5 pages) 166 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

The American Revolution (The Revolutionary War)

eaty of Paris, signed in 1763. The French and Indian war was one of the biggest eye openers for the Americans. Although it seemed the British took our side with the struggle against French and Indian ... a tax on everything from sugar, of course, to coffee. It was enforced however, on just about every American necessity. This act was so heavily enforced that they placed armed soldiers on the streets. ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars