Essays Tagged: "american families"

How Has Aids Affected Our Society?

Health Paper Very GoodHow has AIDS affected our Society? Today more Americans are infected with STD's than at any other time in history. The most serious of these disea ... first cases were identified in the United States in 1981, AIDS has touched the lives of millions of American families. This deadly disease is unlike any other in modern history. Changes in social beha ... ph node of a man at risk for having AIDS. At the same time, scientists working in the laboratory of American research, scientist Robert Gallo at the National Cancer Institute, one of the National Inst ...

(5 pages) 282 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hispanics, an observation of the religious community

I am a member of the Puerto Rican American Families research team. I myself grew up in a Puerto Rican American, or 'New Yorican', fami ... apprehension, however, as I stated before, this probably is a result of I myself being Puerto Rican American. There were some striking differences between the English mass and the Spanish mass.The fir ... ents like maracas, for example.What does this suggest about the religious community of Puerto Rican Americans? I think that it is a balance between assimilation and preserving the culture. I think it ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Alzheimer's, a progressive and irreversible brain disease

adult death in the United States. Alzheimer's creates emotional and financial catastrophe for many American families every year. Fortunately, a large amount of progress is being made to combat Alzhei ... w. According to dissenting Justice Kennedy, it is now a felony in Michigan for the Sierra Club, the American Civil Liberties Union, or the Chamber of Commerce to advise the public how a candidate vote ...

(19 pages) 256 1 3.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Birth of American Football. The Ivy League sets the rules

American Football wasn't always pretty like todays version, back then,Football was Ugly!!Football, a ... back then,Football was Ugly!!Football, ahh the great sport of football!! A sport which huddles manyAmerican families around the television on quiet Sunday afternoons. Sure it'sa violent game but many ... ntil 1871 when Harvard first handled the ball and added English Rugby rulesto the game. The game of American football was beginning to take shape.In the year 1880 a man by the name of Walter Chauncy C ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Why has abortion become such a political issue? Who should have the final say?

rself, free from government interference, whether or not to have an abortion. Today more than ever, American families do not want the government to trample on their right to privacy by mandating how t ... o with your body, energy, time, mind and soul. That right includes, the decision to end a pregnancy.Americans believe in individual rights and personal responsibility. Those important values are under ...

(3 pages) 640 11 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The SImpsons.

0YOU ARE WHAT YOU WATCHFor over ten years the animated suburban satire The Simpson's has captivated American families of all races, ages, and ethnicity. Viewers are attracted to The Simpson's because ...

(4 pages) 237 6 4.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Imagine that you have just been diagnosed as HIV positive.

The unique, deadly disease AIDS has invaded the lives of millions of American families. It apparently has caused dynamics changes in society. AIDS has caused many infect ... ing, from social behavior changes to a "side-effect" in art and music. AIDS is a challenge that all Americans need to confront to see how fragile life is. Whether a person is infected with HIV, a medi ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Information About Alzheimer's Disease.

seases among elderly people today. Alzheimer's creates emotional and financial catastrophe for many American families every year. It affects nearly 4 million people in the United States. Alzheimer's d ... dramatically as the baby boomers age, and by 2050 it is believed that there will be over 14 million Americans with AD. Some scientists believe that Alzheimer's disease may be caused by a mutation of a ...

(4 pages) 105 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

J.p Morgan.

nts helped revolutionizefinancial crises into a dominant world financial leader. Morgan impacted theAmerican culture by introducing a new method of managing business. Many businessmen took his guidanc ... deration and established corporations that helped thecountry to become prosperous today.Unlike most American families, Morgan was born into a wealthy family.The wealthy family his father established m ...

(8 pages) 82 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Poverty in the US.

is means that 12.1 percent of our population lived in poverty in 2002. Also in 2002, 9.6 percent of American families are lived in poverty, which also increased by from 2001. Although these statistics ...

(1 pages) 127 2 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The rising costs of tuition in New York Universities.

2002Rising Cost of TuitionThe high price of a college education is an issue of growing concern for American families. Over the past twenty years, tuition has more than doubled at both public and priv ... e survey 71% percent of CMSV believe that "a four-year college education is not affordable for most Americans," while about 65 % list cost of a college education as a top concern. Between 49 to 51% of ...

(5 pages) 108 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Encouraging the Voting Way of Life

American families today are busy. They have to attend to their long hours at work, children's' schoo ... n at the University of Maryland that promotes the research on the civic and political engagement of Americans between the ages of fifteen and twenty-five. Nationally, only sixty-eight percent of even ... here are many ways that we could improve on the convenience of the election process for the average American. We need to provide more education about the candidates and the voting process in general. ...

(5 pages) 102 1 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Encourage Peace in Society

example would be domestic violence. A national random sample of households showed that almost 4% of American families experienced severe physical violence of a degree that had the statistical probabil ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Teenage Drug Addictions

These reasons can be classified into three categories: parents, friends, and social pressures.Many American families are single-parent families. These parents must work very long hours to support the ... ts.Moreover, the numbers of people who drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes are increasing because of American culture. On some festive occasions in America, people can be accepted by drinking and smoki ...

(6 pages) 133 0 4.1 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Conflicts in the Godfather

to Corleone. As a turn-of-the-century Silician immigrant, he is the head of one of the five Italian-American "families" that operates a crime syndicate. The 'honorable' crime "family," working outside ... due to exclusion by social prejudice, serves as a metaphor for the way business (the pursuit of the American dream) is conducted in capitalistic, profit-making corporations and governmental circles.Al ...

(2 pages) 103 2 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams

rity Family The play "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams shows the reality that most American families are not perfect. There are two main themes throughout the story. The themes are th ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This describes the changes that took place in the 1930's regarding the role of the federal government to helping people in economic hardship.

The Depression was blamed for destroying the American families, but in many cases the Depression actually caused families to pull together. In 19 ... depicted in The Grapes of Wrath.The Great Depression was widespread throughout the entire country. American factories remained producing goods, but they stood silent because no one could afford to bu ... ed the White House in 1929 as the great humanitarian but when year later he was the torturer of the American people.As President, the suffering of the American people moved him, so much that he gave a ...

(6 pages) 39 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Family Nursing

be. It's the job of the family to turn out contributing human beings.There have been changes within American families that are striking at the heart of society's notions about life and the way it shou ... Ozzie and Harriet are quickly becoming extinct. Today, there are many variations in the traditional American family. Below are examples of how American families have departed from tradition: Nu ...

(3 pages) 97 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Homosexual Families

n has been given to understanding the growing population of gay adolescents. Twenty-five percent of American families are likely to have a gay child (Hidalgo 24); In the United States, three million a ... (Hidalgo 24); In the United States, three million adolescents are estimated to be homosexual. Yet, American society still ignores gay adolescents. Majority of children are raised in heterosexual fami ...

(11 pages) 93 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Problem Analysis Final Project: Implementation and Evaluation Plan.

years in Nogales Sonora Mexico. Probably, most of Mexico Curios Corporation's customers are retired Americans looking for colorful decorations items for their homes. Indeed, the first eight years Mexi ... stionably, the U. S. and world economy are responsible for a situation in which the majority of the American families suffer from work insecurity and lack of money. In addition, globalization of world ...

(7 pages) 291 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics