Essays Tagged: "immigrant workers"

The Influence of September 11.

y the suicide attackers were many low-paid cleaners, shop and office workers, and also undocumented immigrant workers laboring under the tyranny of neo-liberal economic laws. At the same time, the bom ...

(12 pages) 320 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay discusses the impact of technological advances and immigration during the industrial age. This was an exercise used to prepare for the U.S. History A.P. exam.

of Technology and Immigration on Industrial WorkersThe technological innovations and the influx of immigrants in the nineteenth century affected industrial workers' work conditions and their lifestyl ... s' work conditions and their lifestyles. Job security changed for the Americans. With the influx of immigrants, high-paying jobs became scarce and resentment twoards immigrants grew. Technology also t ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Impact of Minorities on the United States Economy

to another. Several factors contribute to this occurrence. Everyday new businesses open and close, immigrant workers enter the U.S., and taxes are reassessed. These are just a few examples of constan ... ell. There are both positive and negative effects of immigration. Employers save money by employing immigrants who work for less money than the average American. However, by doing this many Americans ...

(7 pages) 289 1 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Chinese Facing Discrimination in the United States

y arrived and started working in the United States. I can imagine how horrible life was for Chinese immigrant workers at the time. As a group, they made up a large proportion of the Railroad workers. ... s that they could do something to make it better. Their experiences help me understand that Chinese immigrants are some of the strongest, most resilient and proudest people in the world.I believe that ...

(4 pages) 101 1 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Chicano History

ely difficult for migrant workers to fight for their right because a lot of the workers are illegal immigrants. In the past, employers were able to exploit migrant workers. This would make them afraid ... . An article from the San Francisco Chronicle states that, "in past decades, labor unions often saw immigrant workers as the enemy, accusing them of depressing wages and breaking strikes" (Greenhouse ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Immigration: A Proposal to Solve Its Problems

pilgrims sought economic, political, and religious refuge through the saving grace of immigration. Immigrants such as John Fisher wrote home saying "is not this a land in which one may be proud to be ... ted the paperwork, hence illegal immigration. Competition for jobs became fierce between native and immigrant workers. Population soared, prejudice brewed, and inevitably led to the question of who de ...

(4 pages) 101 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay is an analysis of the story the "Life in the Iron Mills" by Rebecca Harding Davis.

h the novella, Davis illustrates the distinct differences between upper and lower class lifestyles. Immigrant workers, Debora (lovingly called Deb) and Hugh, take the reader to a time when people were ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Map of Glass by Urquhart vs In the Skin of a Lion by Ondaatje.

by Diallo DjerryThe life of immigrant workers and the question of identityCanadian society is divided into two categories of cit ... ivided into two categories of citizens: the native people also called first nations people, and the immigrant population who after their settlement worked as laborers and businessmen. In the 19th cent ... ir businesses that attracted many other ordinary workers. And at the beginning of the 20th century, immigrants flowed in from several European countries, such as Italy, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Poland ...

(21 pages) 1117 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Chicago politics

ery of the politics of Chicago's ethnic ghettos. He opposed the Prohibition that was unpopular with immigrant workers, and carefully balanced Democratic slates and platforms among the many ethnic, lab ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Upton Sinclair-a Progressor In History

socialist journal Appeal to Reason, Fred Warren, commissioned Sinclair to write a novel concerning immigrant workers in Chicago meat packinghouses. Julius Wayland, the owner of the journal provided S ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Upton Sinclair

preach socialism and to attack the capitalist greed, the book explored the hardships experienced by immigrant workers in the Chicago meat packing factories (Food Safety). However, seventeen pages of t ... to come. In 1904, Fred Warren, editor of the journal, commissioned Sinclair to write a novel about immigrant workers in the Chicago meat packing houses. Julius Wayland, owner of Appeal to Reason gave ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Working Poor Summary

poor public transportation, lack of childcare, and personal illness. He discusses the struggles of immigrant workers who are ineligible to receive public aid and forced to work in sub par conditions. ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Illegal Immigration into America

l problem. It is not only unfair but a burden to both Americans and the home country of the illegal immigrant. People coming to the United States illegally cost the American tax payer, harms the Ameri ... United States illegally cost the American tax payer, harms the American workforce, undermines legal immigrants, and affects every citizen in the United States. Illegal Immigration into America is not ...

(9 pages) 173 0 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Immigrant Workers Who Help

Immigrant Workers Who HelpMany Americans believe that the flow of immigrants into the United States ... elieve that the flow of immigrants into the United States is detrimental to the economy. Since many immigrants are willing to work for lower wages than American citizens, it stirs concerns in many nat ... itizens, it stirs concerns in many natives that their jobs are being taken away. On the other hand, immigrants, illegal or not, usually pay taxes that help the economy prosper. In addition, they tend ...

(2 pages) 461 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues