Essays Tagged: "immigrants"

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

rtunities of their new homeland. They also felt the need for a two-income household, as a family of immigrants.My family now consists of my father, my mother, my three older brothers, who are currentl ... 7) describes two different studies done on the division of household labor in families of Taiwanese immigrants and Chicanos. In the study done on Taiwanese immigrants, it was found that the husbands' ...

(8 pages) 136 0 4.6 Mar/2002

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

CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT

Between the years of 1860 and 1960, there was a massive income of immigrants to the United States. These immigrants we a huge chunk of the labor population and there ... labor supply. We surely owe them many thanks because they helped to build the U.S. we are in today. Immigrants come to America to get every kind of freedom and have a job so they can make more money t ... loyment mounted on the West coast and native-born workers found it necessary to limit the number of immigrants to create available job positions at wages that allow them continue to feed their family. ...

(4 pages) 159 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

THE PROGRESSIVE ERA

THE PROGRESSIVE ERATo many, it seemed as if America's development was too good to be true. Immigrants flooded in hoping for a better life and a new start. Politicians ran for office all with ...

(3 pages) 197 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

California As an English Only State

would be split up because there is no communication between each other. Thefact that California has immigrants from different countries, makes differentlanguages to be used in our society. This causes ... speak English fluently, there is no big difference for them. However,those who don't know English, immigrants from other countries, will find their lives evenharder than before. To get a job will be ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"U.S. Immigration - 1875-1910" On Immigration into the U.S. and the Measures the U.S. took to limit immigration. One main focus is Chinese Immigration to the U.S.

immigrated here for religious freedom. From those small settlements came towns and cities, built by immigrants. But not all migrated here for religious freedom. Many came on wishes for a better life o ... ed immigration laws following the Civil War, the Supreme Court ruled in 1875 that the regulation of immigrants is a federal responsibility. As the number of immigrants rose in the 1880s and economic c ...

(4 pages) 401 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Immigration to the United Statea

attain their desires in this unfamiliar land.The US of A came to be what it is today because of the immigrants who came here. From the Dinosaurs to the Indians to Columbus and then the Pilgrims and la ... those who came between the Pilgrims and those who are standing in this great land today. We are all immigrants; everyone came from various parts of the world eventually settling down away from what on ...

(12 pages) 634 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Defining of a Nation

America is the people that populate its vast lands. From the beginning of America's young history, immigrants fleeing persecution, famine, tyranny, or looking for a fresh start at a new life flocked ... king for a fresh start at a new life flocked to the shores of this nation. Even today, thousands of immigrants pour into the land of freedom and opportunity so that they might have a better life that ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Evaluation of Sir Wilfrid Laurier

a multicultural country. He had also made Canada a great place for the freedom for almost anything. Immigrants had the freedom to practice their own religion, speak their own language. There was also ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The need for an anglo American lifestyle

as the great melting pot; the land of endless opportunity. Fixed as they were on this image, many immigrants fled a disruptive revolution to find a place in America (139). Be it a revolution in the ... erica (139). Be it a revolution in their home land or being detained behind barbwired fences, the immigrants I'm speaking of are all in search of a better life for tomorrow in America.   ...

(4 pages) 89 0 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Was South Australia a Paradise of Dissent?

t'. When South Australia was first settled in the 1830's, one of the largest factors that attracted immigrants was the absence of a State Church. Immigrants could migrate to South Australia, without h ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

On native Americans and blacks in America

ity, and reward for achievement wouldprosper.'(2) So goes the 'American Myth' that attractedimmigrants from around the globe to settle in this youngnation, in search of a better life than t ... rticipate in public life, and the freedom todiffer in religious and individual life. Europeanimmigrants could become members of the polity on a basis ofequal rights with native born citizens ...

(3 pages) 130 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Illegal Immigration

l ImmigrationImmigration, legal or otherwise, is a huge issue right now.Debates rage about how many immigrants should be allowed into thecountry and how zealously we should guard out border from illeg ... ion deservethe massive amount of attention it receives? No, it does not.By looking at the respected immigrants of the past and thinkingabout the issues in a clear and objective way, it becomesapparent ...

(2 pages) 308 1 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

America as a "nation of immigrants"

America is sometimes referred to as a 'nation of immigrants' because of our largely open-door policy toward acceptingforeigners pursuing their vision ... ticians and citizenstoward creating a predominantly closed-door policy on immigration, arguing that immigrants 'threaten' American life bycreating unemployment by taking jobs from American workers, us ... verwhelmingly false, and more thanlikely confused with the subject of illegal immigration. In fact, immigrants actually enhance American life by creating, nottaking jobs, bolster social service funds ...

(3 pages) 291 1 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

"Ethnic America" by Thomas Sowell

countries. This is not only true today, but the same reasons peoplecame to America in the past. The immigrants from Europe demonstrate the largestquantity of immigrant looking for freedom. The Irish a ... wentieth century Jews have been seeking religious freedom in countries other than thierown. Italian immigrants came for reasons varying from poverty to the varying languagesand cultures of Italy. Cult ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sinclair's Purpose in Writing "The Jungle"

le of reasons. Firstand foremost, he tries to awaken the reader to the terribleliving conditions of immigrants in the cities around the turn ofthe century. Chicago has the most potent examples of thes ... language barrier encountered by these people is amajor factor in allowing them to be swindled. The immigrants ofthis period tend to trust anyone who is fluent in their nativelanguage.This fact is put ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Immigration to the US

The first immigrants to the territory now the United States were from Western Europe. The first great migratio ... to three periods of immigration to the U.S. During the first period, from 1820 to 1860, most of the immigrants came from Great Britain, Ireland, and western Germany. In the second period, from 1860 to ... any. In the second period, from 1860 to 1890, those countries continued to supply a majority of the immigrants; the Scandinavian nations provided a substantial minority. Afterwards the proportion of i ...

(6 pages) 529 0 2.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Coppares Canada and Austria. Shows political and cultural similarities and contrasts between two essentially non-connected countries.

e American forces at bay. Ironically enough, most of the volunteer militia consisted of recent U.S. immigrants, who chose to fight their so-called liberators.In the end, with both parties weary of war ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The obstacle to live. Clarifies a lot of issues that the international students face and Americans do not notice. Refers to the language problem

e opportunities in frontof everyone, no matter what nationality and culture youbelong to. For young immigrants, American Education meansthe achievement of the very stair where they can stand as anequa ... country they have chosen to be their homeand that gives them such incredible opportunities.Although immigrants to the U.S. come from diversebackgrounds and cultures, almost all of them face similarcha ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Prohibition of alcohol in the States. A Noble Experiment?

as the staple drink in many homes. This was mainly because of thecustoms brought from Europe by the immigrants and settlers who formed our population.Most people would think nothing of having a strong ... w Nothing Party of the 1850's favored temperancemainly because of it's distrust of German and Irish immigrants and their customs. In 1869,the National Prohibition Party formed as an offshoot of the Kn ...

(11 pages) 176 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

this essay will talk about the conscription crisis that happened in 1917.

r. Moreover, The religious people did not go to war, because they were against violence. Of course, immigrants did not go because they had come from countries that were in war.Besides, French Canadian ...

(2 pages) 77 1 3.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays