Essays Tagged: "Italians"

Are immigrants a burden to the U.S? Should we stop all immigration?

ployment for legal citizens.The work ethic of today's immigrants os as strong as that of the Irish, Italians, and Poles of early immigration. According to a 1990 census, forgien born males have a 77% ...

(1 pages) 140 0 3.6 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Pallas Athene versus Minerva. Speaks of the differences

c personality traits in both cultures.Rome acquired it's stories of mythology and religion from the Italians (whoderived their beliefs from the Greeks), and therefore most of the myths of deities were ... nd therefore most of the myths of deities were the same as the Greeks', but with a few changes. The Italians also gave the Romans stories of Diana, Hercules, Venus, and a few minor characters. The Gre ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Overview of Italy, with personal comment

Theodoric murdered Odoacer. Theodoric continued to rule Italy with a government comprised mostly of Italians and an army composed of Ostrogoths. During his rule, he brought peace to the country but af ... was especially common in southern Italy, in northern Italy the farmers usually lived on their land.Italians take great pride in the quality of their cooking. They traditionally eat their main meals a ...

(11 pages) 202 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sea Routes to Asia

o this caused some countries notto be able to trade with Asia. Since Marco Polo was an Italian, the Italians thought that they had amonopoly on the trading to the Far East. Genao and Venice were the t ... never left Italy, becauseMuslims from afar came to Italy with all of Asia's riches and traded with Italians, so Italians neverreally left Italy. The Italians persuaded the Muslims only to trade with ...

(9 pages) 92 1 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

3 elements that caused social problems during 1920s in America

hat the men's immigrant origins and political beliefs played a part in their convictions, since all Italians and anarchists were against all government. The case evoked protests from socialists, radic ...

(1 pages) 105 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Sacco and Vanzetti Case

e evening of May 5, 1920, a police trap that had been set for a suspect in the Braintree crime, two Italians, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, were obtained. Both originally were not under any su ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Corporate Society of Medieval Life. Question: Medieval people saw themselves as a part of corporate society. Explain how they differed from Renaissance men and women.

the feudal society was distributed defectively.The Renaissance was characterized by awareness among Italians that they were living in a new era. The Renaissance manifested itself in a new attitude tow ... Greece as well as the attempt to revive antique life styles and a new secular spirit. Subsequently, Italians were aware of their singularity and were unafraid to be unlike their neighbors."Individuali ...

(1 pages) 81 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The development of air warfare during WWI.

eating air forces and training pilots.The first bombing occurred in November,1911 and it was by the Italians. Shortly after, everyone was throwing bombs from airplanes. The next year, the first aerial ...

(1 pages) 45 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The essay is about Yossarian's (main character of J. Heller's book Catch 22) heroic features. The topic is: "Yossarian is not a typical hero" Discuss.

tified - Americans are emancipating the country, Germans enlightening and "setting world in order", Italians trying to found the means to survive. Variety of small problems to solve and abundance of a ...

(5 pages) 84 1 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

How the variety of chinese food is related to chinese culture.

evelopmental history, that symbolizes diverse cultural attitudes; specific foods, such as pasta for Italians, curry for Southeastern Asians, and pierogi for Poles, serve as a focus for ethnic identity ...

(5 pages) 186 1 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


s. These profits contributed to the cities economy.*The whole point of the renaissance was that the Italians living in the 14th and 15th century, were and knew that they were living in a new era.*The ... new golden age.*A new attitude was manifested which can be described as individualism.Individualism*Italians with unusual abilities were aware of their singularity and were unafraid to be unlike their ...

(11 pages) 581 5 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Out line of facist government and a famous leader, Out line of communism system of government and a famous leader.

in response formed an extremist political party. This soon led to a program of militarisation. The Italians ignored any "rumors" of police brutality as they were more focused on Mussolini's visible s ...

(4 pages) 75 1 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Summary of "Coming to Ameruca" and apply Berger, Marx and Durkheimian's point of view to make commentary on the summary.

English migrants to the later arrivals of Africans, Germans, and Irish, followed by Swedes, Poles, Italians, and Eastern European Jews in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, to the Latin Am ... of the British and Northern Europeans, while the cultures and cheap labor offered by Slavs, Greeks, Italians, and other Southern and Eastern Europeans seemed more threatening. The quotas remained in e ...

(9 pages) 127 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Piri Thomas' "Alien House".

e story, all Rocky saw was a Puerto Rican invading his Italian neighborhood. According to him, only Italians belonged in the neighborhood, and Puerto Ricans, like Piri and his family, should be ultima ... boys screamed to Piri from down the street, "You even buying from us paisans, you must wantta be an Italians." Usually, he would just run away from them, but this day was different. Piri, sticking up ...

(2 pages) 21 0 2.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Fascism in Germany and Italy (contrast and comparisons).

Germans were exasperated by the exorbitant reparation payments forced upon them by the Allies, the Italians felt betrayed by the peace settlements for denying them the territory and status they deser ... re disgruntled with the Weimar Republic for signing the humiliating Treat of Versailles, while many Italians were apprehensive of the chaos within their parliamentary regime. Lastly, widespread fear o ...

(3 pages) 112 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

An Essay Examining the Oriental Nature of the voyage in Rossellini's Journey to Italy (1953)

and volatile entity. In an orientalist manner, Rossellini creates an intricate contrast between the Italians, and their way of living--'dolce far niente'--, with the dysfunctional marriage of the ster ... ey look upon Italy as an "extraordinary" place, but their comments are steeped in a belief that the Italians are simple and childlike. Alex accuses the religious procession, a sacred event in the Ital ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

"Ortona: A Battle Forgotten" (Battle in which the allied forces free Italy)

endence, and their story will live on in history, whether it is as high respected as the others, in Italians hearts, it will always be number one."Ortona will be defended at all costs" was the slogan ... y of Rome, and that, was the Gustav Line.The Gustav Line attack started on September 3rd, 1943. The Italians had just left the war from Germanys side, and were prepared to attack Ortona when they reac ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Italian Immigrants and Sacco and Vanzetti Trial.

ringing with them, a bit of their cultures. One group of immigrants that settled in America was the Italians, bringing their food, dress, and dialect with them.In Italy, many Italians were locked into ... ly, many Italians were locked into a rigid class system that existed in much of Europe. Most of the Italians who came to America from Southern Italy came seeking the opportunity to own their own land ...

(12 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Complete Book Review for book Enemy at the Gates: "The Battle for Stalingrad" by William Craig. - Summary of Book - Thoughts and Feelings about it

e of the common soldier of the Russian and German sides, but also of the lives of the Rumanians and Italians who were included in the German attack on Russia.Although there are many moving parts of th ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Italy: Coming to a new world.

or the same thing: Freedom. I'm focusing on Italy. They wanted freedom as much as anyone else. Many Italians left their home country to come to America. Here are some facts and reasons why they immigr ... ountry to come to America. Here are some facts and reasons why they immigrated to our great country.Italians didn't leave their home for nothing. There are causes that someone would up and leave to a ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays