Essays Tagged: "ethnic backgrounds"

Ethical Values

There are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living that are the cause of distinct values in a family. ...

(3 pages) 220 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Religious Intolerance as Policy During the Reformation

Ever since the biblical dispute of Ishmael and Isaac, persons of different ethnic backgrounds have fought - verbally and physically - over matters of religion and culture. How ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Albinism

races. Most children with albinism are born toparents who have normal hair and eye color for their ethnic backgrounds. Albinism isfound on the eleventh chromosome, section q, loci 14-21.Oculocutaneou ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Scotch Irish Influences on Appalachian Culture and American History

By the beginning of the 1800s, the residents of the Appalachian Mountains were of several different ethnic backgrounds; there were English, Germans, French Hugenots, Irish, and some Indians. Neverthel ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Living In A Multicultural Society

Today it is not unusual to see people of all different races, ethnic backgrounds or cultural groups living in one society. Our society is formed of a mix of diffe ... ects of society that make it hard to identify ones self include a persons sexual orientation, their ethnicity and their lifestyles.In society there are many labels that are put on people because of th ... s being exposed more and more in society.Another problematic area to identifying ones self is their ethnicity. Society sometimes does not make it easy to express yourself if you are not white. What I ...

(3 pages) 218 0 4.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Martin Luther King's speech "I have a Dream".

ustice. It is his forceful language that has laid a foundation to the black people and, people with ethnic backgrounds of that time and today. . As the world becomes much more of a 'global village' wi ... e color of their skin but by the content of their character". King's views concerning other colors, ethnic groups and other races have made him a leader among men and women throughout centuries.

(2 pages) 167 0 4.3 Apr/2003

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

Interracial Families in Family Relations: history, strengths & benefits, challenges.

s on the "interracial family".An interracial family consists of the two parents coming from diverse ethnic backgrounds. It can also include couples of the same race or of different races adopting chil ... e many stereotypes that the world portrays, and help them to avoid them. Moreover, parents in cross-ethnic families can model appropriate behaviour for their children on how to treat those that are di ...

(5 pages) 182 0 4.1 May/2003

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

The Challenges and Difficulties of Interracial families

races, there will always be "gaps"-- those flaws of conflict. A lot of times, people from different ethnic backgrounds and cultures get together to create what we call an interracial family. On the su ... 999). White families are usually less accepting of interracial relationships than families of other ethnic races (Majete, 1997). "Families threaten to withdraw love, approval, and assistance more ofte ...

(8 pages) 246 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Islamic World on a global level.

rld, because of the prevalence of Islam there. It is a complex region of sorts, which includes such ethnic backgrounds as Arabs, Africans, Turks, Kurds, Asians, and Caucasians as well. It started out ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The History of Gangs in America.

ouped together for the sake of socialisation and protection. They were of the same race or the same ethnic background. The first known gang specialized in crimes was called "The Five Points". They con ... plundered stores and private homes without being charged by the police.Gangs formed around similar ethnic backgrounds. After The Civil War there were Jewish, African American, Italian and Irish gangs ...

(9 pages) 14415 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Family Values" - discribes various family values.

Family ValuesThere are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living that are the cause of distinct values in a family. ...

(4 pages) 233 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

WW1 The reasons for involvement and it's key players.

gy toward national ventures and away from demands for increased democratization. People of the same ethnic backgrounds, language and ideals came to realize they had the right to self-determination, wh ... d did lead the formation of separate sovereignties. New states, especially in the Balkans and other ethnic groups, wanted national identity. It can be argued that the result of increased nationalism c ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay is about world war 2's many mistakes and how it effected Canada and the rest of the world. Will help anybody doing research or needing an essay on WWII

d to be made in Canada. If a wrong decision is made, the country may split between the two dominant ethnic backgrounds, the Francophone people and the Anglophone people. On one hand, they could help o ...

(4 pages) 64 2 3.8 Feb/2004

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

The way we really are

society filled with these single parent homes, gay and lesbian parents, and families from different ethnic backgrounds, today there is no such thing as the "traditional family.Americans are forced to ...

(5 pages) 88 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Disadvantages and advantages of home schooling. Situations in which home schooling would be better for a child and for an educational system. OPINION!!!

most public school and many private school situations you are going to have kids of many different ethnic backgrounds. When I first learned about homeschooling, while in a public middle school I was ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Predjudice and Liberty

ersuaded prejudices to occur within communities. These predispositions have been based primarily on ethnic backgrounds and to some extent on gender. The cause of such inequity can generally be found i ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

I'M NOT MISSS AMERICA, AND IT'S OKAY Explore your personal concept of beauty. What factors have influenced this concept? What elements of culture have had an impact?

erent cultures in my life. Throughout my life, my cultural background, based on each of my parent's ethnic backgrounds, the society I was raised in, as well as my own personality, has shaped my person ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Negative affects on Terrorism

trying to better their country. As well, much work must be accomplished to attend to all different ethnic backgrounds needs since there is no hierarchy culture. Consequently, multiculturalism has dep ... adian government still relates itself with multicultural ties with Quebec. Although Canada has many ethnic backgrounds, it is evident that ethnic relations don't always grow like the metaphor "cultura ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Urbanization in Toronto (can be applied to basically any city in north america)

d the social status each held. Also this essay will discuss about how the immigrants from different ethnic backgrounds lived as a whole, examples of ethnicity, housing, Victorian style buildings will ... ew immigrants kept on replacing the immigrants that lived there before, therefore much of the early ethnicity of the British was retained, but as times passed many other immigrants of different ethnic ...

(13 pages) 39 1 4.3 Jan/2005

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

Metaphors in I Have a Dream speech

ights Movement.To begin with, while the majority of the crowd was African-American there were other ethnic backgrounds present that day, for the message Dr. King gave was for all people. Dr. King addr ...

(2 pages) 52 1 4.8 Jan/2005

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