Essays Tagged: "american lifestyle"

Baseball and Japan

The Old Ball GameAn American dream can be defined through an examination of the American lifestyle, and by picking out t ... nation of the American lifestyle, and by picking out the most common themes. The most common themes Americans associate with are the basics: graduating at the top of the class, finding a high-paying j ... the dog and of course apple pie and baseball.Yes, baseball is considered by many to be part of the American dream. It is through baseball that many can relive their childhood. It has been the one dai ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.7 Dec/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

this essay is about how america suppreses minorities and how its evident in the Amy Tan story "Two Kinds" and the story "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fishfight in Heaven"

e mediocre lives.In Tan's Two Kinds the story is a about an Asian family trying to assimilate to an American lifestyle. The mother, who was originally from china, wants to turn her daughter into a "pr ... up and have a successful career; one in which they can live a happy and comfortable life. Live the "American" lifestyle. But sometimes, many parents go to great extremes and force their children to do ...

(5 pages) 160 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The need for an anglo American lifestyle

        While many cultures have successfully assimilated into Anglo-American society, there are other cultures whom have found assimilation either impossible or ho have ... ave chosen not to fully assimilate, yet retain their own culture, while reaping the benefits of the American lifestyle. America is perceived as the great melting pot; the land of endless opportunity. ... h of a better life for tomorrow in America.        The Cubans assimilated into the American culture by opening businesses, restaurants, night clubs, and by holding prominent political ...

(4 pages) 89 0 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The 1920s as a New Age.

an be argued as a period of anxiety, intolerance, hedonism, and liberation. While one aspect of the American lifestyle burgeoned with new culture and technology the other spiraled towards isolationism ... ther spiraled towards isolationism and nativism. The fear of communism and foreign encroachment on American government and values led to much anxiety and intolerance. The red scare, for example, 'red ...

(1 pages) 95 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The impact of the fast food movement on the slow food movement.

k fast, walk fast, write fast and eat fast. "Fast food has become such an integral part of the busy American lifestyle that there are more than 300,000 restaurants offering it throughout the United St ...

(3 pages) 113 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay is about the success of fast food in American lifestyle

als. Fast-food restaurants have succeeded because they provide inexpensive fast food catered to the American lifestyle despite negative health aspects.Fast Food is easy and cheap, especially when comp ... the McDonald's dollar menu, which is filled with unbelievably low prices, appealing to the average American. Imagine feeding a whole family for fewer than ten dollars. This is possible because of the ...

(3 pages) 187 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Impact Of Technology On America in The Late 1800's

unions too were affected by this new technological growth. There was a big impact on all aspects of American lifestyle as a result of the inventions of this time.Thomas Edison was one of the most impo ... entions in his lifetime, such as the phonograph. However, the invention that had the most impact on American growth at this time was the light bulb. The light bulb revolutionized daily life in America ...

(2 pages) 78 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Historical reading of Peter Weir's film 'Dead Poets Society'.

provides a significant context for understanding the behaviour of its characters.Post-World War II American lifestyle differed greatly from the previous decades. The war was far behind, the economy w ... Rights movement was gathering momentum, at the same time as the McCarthy era of persecution for "un-American activities" was, mercifully, coming to an end. In most respects American society was, nonet ...

(1 pages) 31 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Essay of Short Fiction story by Native American author Tom Whitecloud. This essay describes the setting for "Blue Winds Dancing" using MLA format and quotes from the story.

itecloud is the main character. Written in first person, he brings us on his journey from civilized American lifestyle back to his homeland at an Indian Reservation near Woodruff, Wisconsin. On his tr ... t an Indian Reservation near Woodruff, Wisconsin. On his trip back to his homeland, he compares his American ways of life to his heritage. He writes of how happy he is to be returning to his heritage. ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How Carlos Gutierrez used operations management to reduce costs and build Kellogg's competitive advantage?

k from its main competitor General Mills by not having a wide range of products that suited the new American lifestyle. Kellogg flowered in many aspects on what it is stated on how the customer's choi ... ajor draw back was a lack of product diversity that was engaged by General Mills in response to new American eating habits. Kellogg's would not have had the financial flow to start to introduce new pr ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Talking-Story in Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston

oday's most outspoken contemporary feminist writers. However, when she was initially thrown into an American lifestyle by her parents, she faced enormous difficulties in cultural divergence, leaving h ... or, celebrate this victorious journey from a once silenced Chinese immigrant to a liberated Chinese-American young woman. The most integral part of this coming of age is the constant storytelling or t ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The fertility decline in Latin

Fertility decline among young Latinas are largely due to the assimilation into American lifestyle, values and attitudes concerning cost of childbearing, which become the means tha ... that illustrate the general theory of fertility transition among young Latinas. Research shows that American-born Latinas have a much lower fertility rate than that of immigrant Latinas in the state o ... as, because women's participation in the labor force has increased significantly in younger Latinas Americans and immigrants Latinas, this participation forces women get out of home, spending time at ...

(1 pages) 635 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Examining the rise of the Civil Rights Movement from 1940- 1965; Causes, consequences, and cachet.

Black Civil Rights MovementThe Rise of the Civil Rights Movement1940-1965The History of the African American Civil Rights Movement can be traced back to the arrival of the first Africans onto our soil ... in 1940, and picking up steam after WWII, this movement gained power and became the concern of the American people and government. Many changes were occurring in the social and economic structure of ...

(4 pages) 99 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Alphonse Capone - a short history

Organized crime was not so organized up until the 1920s. When the 1920s arrived, the American lifestyle changed dramatically. People started investing money in home appliances and autom ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Western Civilization is the Bane of Society in Maxine Hong Kingston's "Woman Warrior"

", western civilization is shown to be the bane of society. It is as if the book is a satire of the American lifestyle and culture. Despite the title, "At the Western Palace," which makes America seem ... em grand and beautiful, every other description of America seems to be negative. For instance, the "American children could not sit for very long. They did not understand sitting (113)." "Immigrants n ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Deceptive TV Advertisements and Childhood Obesity

often been used to address the problem of childhood obesity. With the hectic schedule of a typical American lifestyle, one tends to neglect the most important aspect of life- self-nourishment. One mu ... lettuce, juicy red tomatoes, and crunchy nutritious onions in its advertisements to lure the hungry American off their couch and into fast-food restaurants. This alluring view of such images coupled w ...

(4 pages) 133 0 4.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Sept 11th

On September 11th, 2001, life as an American was forever changed. It's said that there will not be a single person in the United States ... "why us?" and "why now?". It's so very hard to understand what kind of people would be against the American lifestyle; especially when you recognize that our culture is a blend of so many others.It i ... patriotic our nation has become. The number one item bought in stores in the last two weeks was the American flag. On doorways, trucks, and baseball fields we can see our colors hung proudly. Also eve ...

(2 pages) 397 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Levi's Advertising Campaign

ed a whole new era of fashion in Europe. The advertising campaign during 1984-1985 was to encourage American lifestyle deep in the heart of Europe. The commercials use ideas and images linked with Ame ... were wore by tough and working class men. The commercials were used to persuade Europeans into the American community. To convince Europeans that America was the "perfect nation", the advertise ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Amtrak Post-disaster Analysis

of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States are visible in all aspects of life. The American lifestyle has been uprooted. The American sense of homeland security has challenged. One of ... American sense of homeland security has challenged. One of the most drastic changes has been in the American consumer's faith in the airline industry. The attacks of September 11 have changed ...

(3 pages) 566 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Controversail Constitution

y's constitution contains many laws and freedoms that people do not believe should be a part of the American Lifestyle. Some examples of these would be; drug prohibition, capital punishment, women's r ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays