Essays Tagged: "assimilate"

The Forced Assimilation of Native Americans

hat Native Americans were on "their" land, the United States tried to force the Native Americans to assimilate to white people in the United States. Native Americans were forced into becoming new citi ... white society; destroying American Indian culture, language, and society so that the Indians could assimilate into society. Government officials were opposed to all manifestations of Indianness and w ...

(4 pages) 322 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

should blacks separate or assimilate w/whites ?

Boxill's article, 'Separation or Assimilation,' he fundamentally poses the Hamletesque question: to assimilate or not to assimilate. Subsequent to the dilemma of some black cultural nationalists, whom ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.3 Aug/1996

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

this essay is about how america suppreses minorities and how its evident in the Amy Tan story "Two Kinds" and the story "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fishfight in Heaven"

them and the live mediocre lives.In Tan's Two Kinds the story is a about an Asian family trying to assimilate to an American lifestyle. The mother, who was originally from china, wants to turn her da ...

(5 pages) 160 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ce many humiliations on everyday basis and often are objects of bullying. They find it difficult to assimilate owing to many reasons and the society is not helping them at all. However, in accordance ... wo cultures- the native and the target one. Owing to their susceptibility, it is easier for them to assimilate than for their parents who have a strong feeling of identity and are often nostalgic abou ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Vision Of Emma Blau, by Ursula Hegi

king it uninteresting."The Vision of Emma Blau" is an epic story of German immigrants attempting to assimilate while still preserving traces of home in their language and rituals. In 1894 Stefan Blau ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The need for an anglo American lifestyle

        While many cultures have successfully assimilated into Anglo-American society, there are other cultures whom have found assimilation eithe ... re are other cultures whom have found assimilation either impossible or ho have chosen not to fully assimilate, yet retain their own culture, while reaping the benefits of the American lifestyle. Ame ... g of are all in search of a better life for tomorrow in America.        The Cubans assimilated into the American culture by opening businesses, restaurants, night clubs, and by holdin ...

(4 pages) 89 0 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Symbolism of The House on Mango Street

its culture and make him follow its way of doing things. TheChicano has also 'voluntarily' tried to assimilate because of the negative attitudes towardshim and his culture. There are several problems ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Impact of Jewish Immigration.

ablishing the community in the United States most foreign communities are forced to accommodate and assimilate to the American society. These conflicts were met when the Jewish immigrants made more th ...

(4 pages) 111 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Notes are about hanukkah, it's history and it's traditions.

e.Almost two and a half millennia ago, Judea was ruled by Antiochus, a Syrian king. He attempted to assimilate the Jews into Greek culture, commanding them to worship Greek gods while oppressing Jewis ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This essay explores the proccess of assimilating into the American society after a famiy moves to the USA from China in "In The American Society", by Gish Jen. It also explores the irony in the title of the piece.

claiming her pride in the opportunities accessible in her new home. Though, as the family begins to assimilate into the "American society", they find that while success brings them respect and affluen ... is story, you follow the Asian-American family as they encounter struggles as well as luck, as they assimilate into the "American Society". You meet the same turmoil that the family stumbles upon as t ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How and Why Were Aboriginal Children Removed From Their Families?

ral and State Government policy for the removal of Aboriginal children from their families, was to 'assimilate' Aboriginal children into European society over one or two generations. The policy presum ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Close reading and analysis of Sherman Alexie's "On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City."

e Amtrak from Boston to New York City" by Sherman Alexie. Many Native Americans today are forced to assimilate into the American culture leaving behind their traditions and values in order to be succe ...

(3 pages) 131 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Assimilating America.

ent.In "The School Days of an Indian Girl," Bonnin gives first-hand accounts of the methods used to assimilate Native Americans into the white American culture. In the beginning, missionaries visit a ... tion through the use of different characters. The Young family illustrates how different people can assimilate the same culture to different degrees. For instance, Walter Lee and Bennie are siblings w ...

(4 pages) 152 0 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Plant Physiology Mineral Nutrition Laboratory Report.

IntroductionThe study of how plants absorb and assimilate inorganic ions is called mineral nutrition. This area of research is central to modern ag ...

(13 pages) 96 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Native american songs and poems.

d worldview. Native American songs and poems represent poetry, which is difficult to understand and assimilate by people living outside the tribal culture.Since there is such great diversity among ...

(4 pages) 117 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Sonny's Blues," by James Baldwin.

s of African-American's experience with much of racism. The narrator, Sonny's brother, has tried to assimilate to the white society, but still feel the pain and the limits on his opportunity. On the o ... still feel the pain and the limits on his opportunity. On the other hand, Sonny has never tried to assimilate and has to find the way out for his pain through drugs. Analyzing the plot of "Sonny's Bl ...

(3 pages) 252 0 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Jewish immigrant family.

Assimilate the New CultureThe Smolinski family in Bread Givers was a typical immigrant family who fa ... ture, but she unlike her other sisters took the courage and effort by abandoning her own culture to assimilate the dominant American culture. She also have sacrificed her family separation, her youth ... s her other three sisters.Finally, Sara took the courage and effort by deserting her own culture to assimilate the new culture. Sara knows the only way for her to assimilate the American culture is to ...

(2 pages) 50 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Essay is about the Character Pauline and her many perversions of life in Louise Erdrich's "Tracks".

from her struggling culture. With this development Pauline makes it well apparent of her intent to assimilate into the white culture and to disperse from her Indian ways.As Pauline is developed as a ...

(6 pages) 57 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Parents exert the most significant influence on children's views of gender roles

als are socialized into many of their core beliefs through their parents, namely, chidren typically assimilate their parents' religious beliefs, values, and culture. Similarly, the home is where child ...

(5 pages) 165 1 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This essay compares Ken Kesey and Harriot Jacobs' use of fear and control in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

d for being different from the general public. Society has often forced these unique individuals to assimilate or be constrained because of the public's fear and anxiety of the unknown. Such insecurit ... e. Kesey used the patients as an example of a mistreated subculture of unique individuals forced to assimilate or face institutionalization. He wanted to force the public to see the sin of integrating ...

(5 pages) 59 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American