Essays Tagged: "Koreans"

why koreans came to usa

7,000 Korean immigrants arrived in Hawaii. (Thernstrom) From 1903 to 1905, 65 ships carrying 7,226 Koreans, set sail from Inchon for Honolulu. (Bandon 18) When each group arrived they settled on a su ... ts effectively ended almost all Korean immigration to Hawaii and the US for forty years.Many of the Koreans came because of the sugar industry in Hawaii. It was booming and plantations needed more wor ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Indepth anaylsis of the origin (including cultural, political) of Korea and its first settlers.

a semi-literal translation of Cho-Sun ("fresh morning"), the last Korean dynasty (1392-1910). When Koreans say the name 'Cho-Sun,' however, they do not conjure up an image of 'morning calm.' Although ... e up an image of 'morning calm.' Although Cho-Sun may mean that in Chinese, the name simply reminds Koreans of the things past, which are not always pleasant and often more tumultous than calm.The Her ...

(16 pages) 183 0 4.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Paraguay; facts about the country; I included photos,and a map.

of the population speak Spanish. Guaran and Spanish are the official languages. Germans, Japanese, Koreans, Chinese, Arabs, Brazilians and Argentines are some who have settled in Paraguay.About ninet ...

(1 pages) 39 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


ind this humorous, while others find it extremely offensive. Asians are stereotyped, especially the Koreans. In my lifetime, I've always heard "Koreans are this and Koreans are that." But of course, t ... people of the world only see the color of each other's skin, they will never be united.For example, Koreans are known to have bad tempers. A few years ago, ex-boyfriend and I got into a huge argument. ...

(4 pages) 204 5 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Pulling the Strings: A Look at Brainwashing Throughout History

ly subjecting them to view repeated violent images. Frank Sinatra stars as a man conditioned by the Koreans through the utilization of hypnosis and drugs to be an unwitting political assassin in class ...

(62 pages) 399 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ethnic Stereotyping

was afraid of North Korea more than Iraq because, and I quote, "Don't take this the wrong way, but Koreans are cruel ruthless killers." I was completely shocked and speechless. My Korean blood was bo ...

(3 pages) 161 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

This essay is about a hobby. I chose teakwondo. the essay discusses competition, history, and other aspects of the martial art. sources listed at bottom.

nant in 1945 after World War II when Korean power was restored to what was Japanese occupied Korea. Koreans did not want Japanese influences to remain in their martial arts, and began to form martial ... escribe the new Korean martial art. Taekwondo was brought to America shortly after this. Though the Koreans sought to remove all Japanese influence from their new martial art, many critics see Taekwon ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Koreans Facing Discrimination in America

In the early 19th century, Koreans came to the United States seeking freedom from Japanese rule and to maintain their Korean cu ... o experience discrimination today. The Alien Land Act of 1913 was passed to prevent non-naturalized Koreans from owning property and limited leases in California. They were often turned away by Caucas ... re attacked by American counterparts and were told to leave or they would be killed. This left many Koreans feeling intimidated and like they had nowhere to go. Koreans were not allowed to sit next to ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Korea Movies Reaction Paper - Movie1: Arirang; Movie2: Tae Guk Gi - Brotherhood of War. Mainly focused on personal reactions, such as why you like/dislike the movies.

film begins the story of how and why, in less than three years in the early 1900s, more than 7,000 Koreans left their strife-torn homeland for new lives on the sugar plantations of Hawaii. The film i ... over and annexed by Japan, which attempted to stamp out the Korean language and culture and reduce Koreans to second-class Japanese. In this strange circumstance, the migrant Koreans became settlers. ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Immigration is overall bad for america

he U.S. to be a "foreign country." As they travel, they find Chinese in Chinatown in San Francisco, Koreans in Korea Town in Los Angeles, Italians in Little Italy in Manhattan, and Cubans in Little Ha ...

(7 pages) 111 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

I Am Such A Gook

Asians, especially when used in contempt. Gook has a couple of origins, but it's used today towards Koreans, Vietnamese and Filipinos. The word gook is targeted towards those of Asian decent, especial ... ictionary"). The origin of the term "gook" was in Korea during the Korean-American War. Koreans would go up to American GI's and ask "Mi guk?" asking if they were Americans. But Amer ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


e eventually found that the "debt was buried under complicated scheme"¦.". Overall the Koreans were doing everything for their own convenience stead of doing it for their people. They wer ... 57;, and the other one was that it was also "common practice for a conglomerate to sell". The Koreans might be right and wrong from their bottom line of supply and demand. If they do things like ...

(1 pages) 324 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Korean Civilization And Mayans Civilizations

ons were very different. First of all, they are located in the opposite side of the world. Secondly Koreans belongs to Asian society and Mayans to Central and South Americans. They eat different kind ... uth Americans. They eat different kind of food, and live in different environment/government system.Koreans are the people who have long history. People say that ancient Korean originated from Mongoli ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Analyse how the choice and presentation of setting was used to develop the theme of Racism in the film "Crash" Directed by Paul Haggis

selves in ways both good and bad.The setting of Crash is racially diverse. From whites to blacks to Koreans, Latinos and Persians, major and minor racial groups are accounted for. The interaction betw ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Asian American Elders

ordinator of Korean Asian Outreach Program, I've seen and found many problems and difficulties that Koreans and other Asian American seniors are facing. I'm very concerned about these Asian American s ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

My Trip to Eastern of America

lly, I decided to make a trip and I started to make a plan.I found five people who study in ELI, Koreans, like me, and I asked them about traveling. They were feeling bored as much as I was, so we ...

(4 pages) 18 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ellen Moore Living and Working in Korea

that arose from the unique personalities involved.When the SCG accepted the challenge to assist the Koreans in creating system implementations and system design they were to do so between the months o ... he months of May and December of 1995, which was a relatively modest amount of time. Aware that the Koreans were lacking in the necessary knowledge to accomplish this themselves they put Ellen Moore i ...

(6 pages) 78 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce


orkers available, the company must look at other cultures in the province. Pakistanis, Indians, and Koreans are the foreign labor available for the facility. The new cultures raises the concern of cro ... and incentives might have to be revamped considering that other cultures now consist of Pakistanis, Koreans, Indians and Chinese. Not all the employees will have the same skill level therefore Riordan ...

(5 pages) 316 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Consumer Analysis: LG Corporation in South Korea. Paper is to show how LG effectively markets their plasma televisions within Korea.

ore makes most of the decisions. The family discusses, but the oldest male makes the final decision.Koreans take great pride in their ancestry and never forget the dead. From an early age the children ... deal for growing rice and many vegetables. These two food groups make up much of the food consumed. Koreans are quite proud of their food. It seems that much of their life involves food. The tradition ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Problem Solution: Riordan

se skilled labor; however, there is available foreign labor in the form of Pakistanis, Indians, and Koreans in Hangzhou and the nearby provinces" (University of Phoenix, 2009, para3). To compensate fo ... to service the facility in the Province of China; however, there are some Pakistanis, Indians, and Koreans who are skilled and available for work."This raises the concern of cross-cultural issues com ...

(17 pages) 389 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management