Essays Tagged: "economic opportunities"

Gender Roles. From point of view of American of Vietnamese origin.

concern of my parents when they came to the States. They set out to work and take advantage of the economic opportunities of their new homeland. They also felt the need for a two-income household, as ...

(8 pages) 136 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

People's Republic of China - brief class debate

. China is an essential U.S. trade partner1. Decreasing trade with China could result in lower U.S. economicopportunitiesa. "Taking away MFN would hurt both the Chinese and the U.S. economies because ... tment of the PRC is more practical - to insureU.S. firms are able to participate more in the rising economicopportunities in that area."1. Weidenbaum, Murray. "The Rise of Greater China, A New Economi ...

(4 pages) 77 1 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Document based essay reporting the westward migration across America in the mid 1800's. Deals with "Manifest Destiny" and the California Gold Rush.

pant migration began that swept across America. People were migrating in search of fertile land and economic opportunities beyond the pre-existing border of the nation. There were many other more spec ... the nation. There were many other more specific reasons for the expansion as well. One of the main economic attractions of the west was the discovery of gold ion California in 1848. People went west ...

(2 pages) 111 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The history, construction, rise ,and fall of the Berlin Wall.

The wall was originally built in response to the flood of emigrants to the West in search of better economic opportunities. Completion of the wall served as a visible symbol of The Cold War and the be ... erved as a visible symbol of The Cold War and the beginning of a period of continuous political and economic separation. Prior to the destruction of The Berlin Wall, emigration laws were the main conc ...

(5 pages) 127 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Describe the creation of the United States.

here were many reasons why England wanted to establish colonies. Gold and silver were prominent, so economic opportunities lured them the most. English sailors hoped to finally find a water passage th ... nd less independent to England. They wanted to preserve their right to self-government, they wanted economic freedom, and they wanted the right to migrate to the west. These are all reasons why the re ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jacksonian Democrats DBQ

asionally violate the United States Constitution and the ideals of political democracy, equality of economic opportunity, and individual liberty they did so in order to protect the interests of the co ... ion crisis in South Carolina. Finally, the common man was given a feeling of equality in regards to economic opportunities due to the actions of the Jacksonian Democrats. Through all of the actions of ...

(6 pages) 67 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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


because they come here for the same reasons why were here. Many immigrants come to America to gain economic opportunities, to escape religious persecution, and to avoid poverty.Economic opportunity i ... o escape the troubles of harsh labor. They need better jobs so they can have an equal status in the economic system. Lastly, they want a better life for themselves. In the United States, you are free ...

(3 pages) 100 4 2.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Colonization of the New World between the English and the Spanish. Which groups ( Plymoth or Jamestown) more closely resembled the Spanish model of conlonization.

The most important reasons for English colonization were religious freedom, to seek refuge, and new economic opportunities. The Spanish, on the other hand, exploited the New World in search of gold an ... on law replaced martial law and appealed favorable to the emigrants now. Tobacco ensured Virginia's economic success, since it quickly grew in popularity and demand. Although the colonies way of life ...

(5 pages) 120 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The American Dream in Death of a Salesman

n Dream originated in the early twentieth century when many immigrants came to America in search of economic opportunities and a better life. The protagonist, Willy thinks that to achieve the American ...

(1 pages) 77 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Value of a College Education

nitely worth it.College Education 3The Value of aCollege EducationHigher education unlocks doors to economic and educational opportunities. I think most people in today's society go to college because ... ity. More jobs today require an education beyond high school.Higher education also unlocks doors to economic opportunities and provides an improved quality of life for you and your family. It makes se ...

(8 pages) 522 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Value of a College Education

involved in pursuing the dream of a better future. There are several personal advantages as well as economic opportunities that can result from a college education.There are countless personal benefit ... o be a valuable asset in the world of business. Degree seeking individuals will also find there are economic benefits to completing their college education.If a person today is in search of work, she ...

(5 pages) 139 1 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Explain why indentured servants and other poor whites were given more rights than slaves or free blacks during the early 1800's

reated as slaves even before the establishment of slavery in America, it is easy to conjecture that economic opportunities were made available to white settlers by oppressing the black minority. Howev ... e accurate to say that the elite whites of colonial society did not deny blacks the opportunity for economic advancement so much as they made it easier for formerly-indentured whites to establish them ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Global and Local consequences of deforestation

In some cases, deforestation can be beneficial. Given the right mix of social needs, economic opportunities, and environmental conditions, it can be a rational conversion from one type ... olitical decision-makers knowingly permit deforestation to continue because it acts as a social and economic safety valve. By giving people free access to forested lands, the pressure is taken off pol ... puts communities' health at risk for a variety of communicable diseases.In global, local, human and economic terms, the tropical forests destroyed each year represent a loss in forest capital valued a ...

(7 pages) 83 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Value of Education (Outline of Powerpoint Presentation).

is one of the most important investments that parents can provide to their children.Provides better economic opportunitiesA higher education will provide more educational and economic opportunities fo ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The History of the Berlin Wall, Part 1.

ginally built to counter act the mass migration of emigrants moving to the West in search of better economic opportunities. The greatest factor to the walls existance is the self determination of the ...

(1 pages) 55 2 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Reflection Paper on the economic roles in the United States.

In the subject matter of economics, there are several types of roles that the United States government can assume for the U.S ... types of roles that the United States government can assume for the U.S. economy. Those roles are: Economic Liberalism, Government Intervention, and Deregulation/ Privatization. To decide which role ... d Deregulation/ Privatization. To decide which role is most appropriate when talking about American economics, we must first define each of them.Economic Liberalism is an economic theory, in which fre ...

(3 pages) 107 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Isolation, Exploitation, and Discrimination of Border Crossing

rs. The Spaniards explored the New World in the 15th and 16th centuries and they saw a land full of economic opportunities. The native residents had no idea of what the European's intentions were with ... conquistador Fernando Cortés's invasion in 1521. Both of these explorers wanted to reap the economic benefits that awaited them in the New World. "We may be scandalized to learn that the Spani ...

(7 pages) 77 0 4.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

DBQ on Industrial Leaders: "Robber barons" vs. "Industrial Statesmen"

ribed the latter half of the nineteenth century as the "Gilded Age," meaning golden, because of the economic opportunities that America had to offer during these times. However, there were some people ... l leaders were sometimes the shining examples of industrial statesmen. The greatest example was the economic revolution that occurred. America was, and is, made up of immigrants because it is widely k ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Opportunities and threats that wal-mart offer

Wal-Mart provides economic opportunities to many of our families. These opportunities are demonstrated in the affordab ... al-Mart also provides job opportunities to the area they are expanding in. "In 2005, an independent economic impact study by Global Insight, Inc. revealed just how profound an impact Wal-Mart has on j ... January 28, 2007 from Facts. (2006). Economic Benefits. Retrieved on January 28, 2007 from

(2 pages) 48 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Small Cities Development Program Grants

Small Cities Development Program Grants The Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development administer the Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) as part of the federal C ... lopment of communities "by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate income".Any general-purpos ... more than 18 months. Comprehensive project address multiple needs in public facilities, housing and economic development. The needs must be interrelated and carried out in a co-ordinate manner. Compre ...

(10 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers