Essays Tagged: "assimilation"

The Forced Assimilation of Native Americans

The Forced Assimilation of Native AmericansOne of the more horrible and lesser known aspects of the Europeans c ...

(4 pages) 322 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

should blacks separate or assimilate w/whites ?

rsuit of happiness through solidarity of human kind. In Bernard R. Boxill's article, 'Separation or Assimilation,' he fundamentally poses the Hamletesque question: to assimilate or not to assimilate. ... assimilate. Subsequent to the dilemma of some black cultural nationalists, whom not only argue for assimilation of the black American populace, but also believe that this assimilation into white cult ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.3 Aug/1996

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

Critical Analysis Of "Identity risis" by Minabrere Ibelema , and "Oppositional Dress"by Elisabeth Wilson

her essay 'OppositionalDress' that sub cultures do exist in society and are strongenough to resist assimilation into the mainstream, and stillexist on their own terms. Wilson proves her point by givi ... tures do get lost in the mainstream, but arenot forgotten, however most oppositional cultures resistassimilation into the main steam and continue to definethemselves on their own terms.In Ibelema's es ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The need for an anglo American lifestyle

have successfully assimilated into Anglo-American society, there are other cultures whom have found assimilation either impossible or ho have chosen not to fully assimilate, yet retain their own cultu ...     The fact that Anglo Americans excluded both cultures, Anglos simply did not understand the assimilation process, nor the desire for a better life; a life that was considered a doubtful goal a ...

(4 pages) 89 0 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fanons three stages related to the indigenious people of chiapas

a better lifestyle for the campesinos of Chiapas. Frantz Fanon's three stages to national culture; assimilation, self discovery, and revolution, relate to the struggle of the campesinos of Chiapas. I ... when the first Europeans came in contact with the Mayan Indians, the first stage of Fanon's theory, assimilation, began formalizing. Throughout history the colonizers of Mexico were more technological ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

this essay is about a biography of a popular greek artist and scientist

Venice, where he stayed until 1570. Here, Tintoretto inspired him. He showed this by the use of his assimilation of Titianesque color and of Tintoretto's figural compositions and use of deep spatial r ...

(1 pages) 57 1 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

The Symbolism of The House on Mango Street

se on Mango StreetIn The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros addresses and develops thethemes of assimilation of the Chicano into American society, stereotypes, and thetreatment of the Chicana with ... ilate because of the negative attitudes towardshim and his culture. There are several problems with assimilation for the Chicano basedon cultural differences. The main difference is that Latin culture ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

El Greco and his style of art

nting. Such early Venetian paintings as his Christ Healing the Blind Man (figure 1) demonstrate his assimilation of Titianesque color and of Tintoretto's figural compositions and use of deep spatial r ...

(4 pages) 96 1 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

In American society today, Muslims and teenagers are demonized. Describes the stereotypes and why it should stop.

ing to do with it - Americans can't stand anyone else doing anything but what they do; look at the "assimilation" era in which the government gave money to Native American children so that they'd go t ...

(1 pages) 60 1 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Assimilating America.

an Indian Girl" and Lorraine Hansberry's, "A Raisin in the Sun" both illustrate various aspects of assimilation in America's past and present.In "The School Days of an Indian Girl," Bonnin gives firs ... phy (Daniels). The result was terrible. Bonnin became isolated from her fellow Sioux because of her assimilation. But she still faced racism from the people she was taught to be like, making her such ...

(4 pages) 152 0 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Being an American between first and second generation immigrants.

impact over social views, Yezierska's writing certainly included their ideals of the New Woman and assimilation. The book demonstrated the struggle of immigrants, especially women, to survive in Amer ... r improvement by exposing the gruesome living conditions of many immigrants. However, psychological assimilation left to be resolved by the immigrant. Taking into consideration the time period in whic ...

(9 pages) 138 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The "stolen generation" issue in australia.

ll Aboriginal children were forcibly removed from their families in an effort to 'civilize' them by assimilation into European society and culture.As most Australians now know, successive Government a ... orkers from taking their children. The overwhelming majority of the children forcibly removed under assimilation legislation and policies were separated from their Indigenous family, community and cul ...

(5 pages) 168 2 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


Memories of my homeland are nothing more than a blur as I try to journey back into my childhood. My assimilation into the American culture took place in 1984 when I was only four years old. Nine famil ...

(5 pages) 75 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Piaget vs. Gardner on Childhood Intelligence.

stimuli trigger an instinctive response. He also discusses how we adapt to certain situations using assimilation and accommodation. Assimilation occurs when new information is introduced to a person. ... this on-going relationship with the environment the child exhibits certain organizations based upon assimilation- the taking in process of experience, accepting new encounters and fitting them into ex ...

(5 pages) 244 0 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Amerindian Resistance.

their lands, people and culture.At first, Amerindians attempted many times to passively resist the assimilation of their culture. They sincerely believed that through kindness and meekness the Europe ...

(3 pages) 32 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Koru and kowhaiwhai in New Zealand painting.

New Zealand has a long history of Eurocentric appropriation and assimilation that has led koru and kowhaiwhai to become signifiers both of New Zealand Art and more ... th cite McCahon's work as homage rather than appropriation . Sidney Moko Mead even agrees that this assimilation of cultures is a positive sign remarking, "Art can be the best mediator between Maori a ...

(10 pages) 61 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Transfer of Technology in Developing Country.

which are best suited to its natural conditions and to its development objective, its capacity for assimilation and its pattern of living". But what has been happening in most developing countries. I ...

(4 pages) 147 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

A Jewish immigrant family.

eThe Smolinski family in Bread Givers was a typical immigrant family who faced struggles during the assimilation process. By looking at Sara and her father's perspectives that there is a gap of cultur ... As she always said " I had made my choice. And now I had to pay the Price."By seeing Sara's typical assimilation process she had struggled cultural and generational differences between her and her fat ...

(2 pages) 50 0 0.0 Oct/2003

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

Australian assimilation policies of the 1930's.

Australian assimilation policies of the 1930's.The following statement, "The assimilation policies of the 1930' ... tually aimed at wiping out the Aboriginal race", is incorrect and unsupported.It was not the actual assimilation policies that caused the devastating effects on the Aboriginal communities but the infl ... ials, date unknown)Many claim that the effects of the "stolen generation", which is a result of the assimilation policies is what is actually still being felt today in most aboriginal communities. The ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Maori Pride, the Language

nd Court. Maori in politics have competed to preserve their land, assert their treaty rights, fight assimilation, and above all assert their "Maoritanga," the identity of their language, culture, and ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers