Essays Tagged: "White Anglo-Saxon Protestant"


Negroes, Indians, Asians or any other ethnic minority whose skin color is darker than that of WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestants) are referred to as black. For these people the term "equality of oppo ... assault just minutesafter the first one. When police searched their van they founda swastika flag, white supremascist literature as well as machete,axe, knives and a CS cannister." ('Asian Weekly' 12 ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Native Canadians in Literature

sh literature, since at least the sixteenth century, has a firm grounding in Canadian history. As a white Anglo Saxon Protestant, we can see where we came from, who we are, what we are and, maybe most ... s world has ever known. Almost every facet of Canadian life, past or present, is manifest with it. White Anglo Saxon Protestants came to this country with adventure in their hearts and spreading the ...

(18 pages) 197 0 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The American Dream

nd that people like gays, blacks, Jews, and women aren't given the same opportunities as the normal white Anglo Saxon protestantIn today's America.There are times when justice works perfectly for "all ...

(5 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How Important Was the Role of African Americans Themselves in Achieving Political and Civil Equality for African Americans in the USA Between 1945 and 1965?

es to all, there has always been racial prejudice and discrimination to people who are not of WASP (White, Anglo-Saxon, protestant) origin. Whether it has been discrimination by de jure of de facto no ... and 1965 for a number of reasons. Among these were the black civil rights movement, the support of white liberals, the decisions of the Supreme Court, congress and different Presidents, also the impa ...

(14 pages) 113 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


y at all, was made in the early stages of the war. As Neil Wynn stresses 'This fear of jeopardizing white morale and of creating a white backlash during the war was often a greater force against chang ... ng black involvement in the war were incorporated and in its final form the statement issued by the White House had numerous reservations. In general segregation was to be maintained. With the advent ...

(14 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This book report on "The modern Temper: The American Culture and Society in the 1920s" by Lynn Dumenil summarizes the content of the book and praises Dumenil on her unique insight of this period.

prosperity of the twenties, sparking the migration of the rural population of African Americans and whites into urban areas, and by increasing opportunities for women in the work force.Furthermore, Du ... ain beneficiaries of the capitalistic, industrial growth in America were the middle and upper class White Anglo-Saxon Protestants, or WASP's, who lived in ever expanding urbanized areas. It was these ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Racial Discrimination in America during the 1920's

e minorities suffered the most at the hands of those concerned with preserving the long established White Anglo-Saxon Protestant (W.A.S.P.) values that were an integral part of American life. Prejudic ... hern blacks. One historian even claimed that Harding had been inducted into the Ku Klux Klan in the White House during his presidency. Moreover the various administrations throughout the twenties seem ...

(9 pages) 87 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Race and Ethnicity: Canadians are not "colour-blind"

e Europeans, as Macionis, Jansson, and Benoit define, are British Canadians which are also known as White Anglo-Saxon Protestants (WASPs) (2004, p.272). The Europeans became the one to dominate Canada ...

(8 pages) 73 0 4.0 Aug/2007

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


ing to the other ethnic groups, but with accepting America's Puritan Ethic. It was based upon WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestant), therefore the accumulation of wealth being seen as proof of God's fav ... utes. Auctions would then be held, the girls being sold to the highest bidder, making them known as white slaves. Since such a large number of women were needed to satisfy all the men, the organizatio ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Equality in the U.S.

minority groups, who to this day, still suffer some form of racial discrimination from the founding White Anglo Saxon Protestant group and those white, non-WASP groups who were able to fully assimilat ... , non-WASP groups who were able to fully assimilate into their culture. This country was created by whites for whites and the other non white ethnic groups were to be the laborers for them. Native Ame ...

(12 pages) 72 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Multiplying inequalities

of the country because of their race. Fredrickson states:Today we think of the differences between white Anglo-Saxon Protestants and Irish, Italian, Polish, and Jewish Americans as purely cultural or ... iewed by most nineteenth-century missionaries and humanitarians as potentially equal and similar to whites. Their status as noncitizens was not attributed to skin color; or physical appearance; it was ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American