Essays Tagged: "land of opportunity"

Australian literature: What images and constructions of 'Australian-ness' are represented in early Australian literature?

construction from before the English even reached Australia. Then as now Australia was seen as the land of opportunity. A new land with no history or system (Aboriginal society didn't exist to the Br ... d n.d., p1-2, in Schaffer 1988, p19)The image of 'Australian-ness' began developing from before the landing of the First Fleet. The English had a romanticised idea of Australia as somewhere rich, warm ...

(6 pages) 154 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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"

The Land of Opportunity?"My mother believed you could be anything you wanted to be in America. You could ... is the one that is going to become a professional, a doctor even something big. America is only the land of opportunity for some and does not guarantee a wealthy lifestyle. For some it is just a chanc ...

(5 pages) 160 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American Education system VS Asian education system

l system is better than the U.S system, should we adopt their educational system or not?America the land of opportunity, which is famous for its democratic society and unique culture. People in Americ ... there are so many ways to achieve one's dream.Because of this belief in natural born ability in the land of opportunity, students receive very little pressure in school, so whatever they do in school ...

(3 pages) 294 3 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Immigration of Germans How did germans migrate to the US in the 1900's? What were their stuggles as a immigrant? Where did they go in the US? How did they influence the current US?

Next Stop: The Land of OpportunityImagine that you and your family move to a whole new country. For whatever reason ... willing to leave their culture, family and friends, lifestyle, and even their language all for the "land of opportunity." Your family is ready to leave their home and all but few possessions behind fo ... with this tough question. They were to change either their life drastically by moving overseas to a land unknown, or maintain their poverty stricken life, leaving them with no opportunities whatsoever ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The attitude for success...This is a real good essay for a teacher who always says"don't tell me what happend tell me why and how" Its basically his life before he helped make the US free

He is proof that with hard work, perseverance and a little bit of luck anything is possible in the land of opportunity. As the son of a soap maker and having seventeen siblings, Ben knew from an earl ... an illustration of what a man, with hard work ethic and determination to succeed can become in this land. Franklin is a man who was never given anything and worked his whole life for everything he own ...

(3 pages) 133 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is about some ideas portrayed in "The Crusible". It tells of different prejudices that are apparent in society of the past, present, and future. Mainly race, gender, and religion.

t in the present, but hopefully this way of thinking will cease to continue in the future.America: "Land of Opportunity." That is how many describe it today, but such was not always the case. Years ag ... color of one's skin played a tremendous role in the life they would live and the opportunities this land would provide for them. Millions of men and women suffered the labors and torments of slavery, ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The the denial of the 'american dream' that was set upon slaves.

from the Pilgrim Fathers and has remained in American society. It is the belief that America is the land of opportunity where everyone can be "great." The word "dream" is in fact probably the best way ... hat something is only a dream, something that is impossible to achieve.In 1492 Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas. Along with him he brought slaves from Africa to serve as the lower class shi ...

(3 pages) 52 2 5.0 Aug/2003

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

A look at how American society muddles through its claim of "morality".

As a country, we define America as a land of opportunity where men and women are created equally: a just society in which oppression and ... hink of law as just a way of giving effect to people's rights. If we subscribe to the mythology of "land of the free, home of the brave," then we automatically concede that America was in fact founded ...

(4 pages) 111 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

American Education system versus Asian Education System.

system is better than the U.S system, should we adopt their educational system or not? America, the land of opportunity, which is famous for its democratic society and unique culture. People in Americ ... here are so many ways to achieve one's dream. Because of this belief in natural born ability in the land of opportunity, students receive very little pressure in school, so whatever they do in school ...

(3 pages) 89 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The idea of a Transcontinental Railroad perhaps this could be used as a biggining to a longer paper on the Trans. Railroad.

ations of massive western expansion while millions of European immigrants sought a new life in this land of opportunity. Ever since the 1830's the dream of a transcontinental railroad existed. In 1832 ... key to government backing needed for creation of the railroad was held by congress. Huge amounts of land and money were needed for the task. To build a transcontinental railroad required grants of ove ...

(4 pages) 94 2 2.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Being an American.

country in this world. It's the most powerful country in the world today and many regard it as the land of opportunity. No other country can offer the benefits that America offers. That is one of the ... y that we have today.It is for these many reasons that I am proud to be an American. America is the land of opportunity. As long as you have a will to succeed no one can take that away. Not September ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Grace Abbott vs. Prescott Hall Differing views on immigration from Grace Abbott and Prescott Hall.

"America: the land of opportunity." Many immigrants find America so appealing because of the numerous freedoms and ... or it. As far as his view on limiting immigration, I agree that it is necessary to do so because of land limitations and overcrowding issues. We can only support so many people. There are only so many ... nt society, but our door should always be open to those longing to work toward a better future in a land of freedom.

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Classism: The Unspoken Ism upper class vs lower classes current state in America and how it effects the people who live under these conditions and possibly, what we could do about it.

in America today for a number of reasons all of which hinge on the simple question, "If we are the land of opportunity, then why don't the poor get opportunities?" This is a question of education, fa ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Why I am Grateful to American Veterans. Note: very emotional and mushy towards end.

mocracy." These renowned words were spoken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940. America is a land known by many names, the arsenal of democracy, the land of opportunity, and as President George ... freedom and opportunity in the world...." These names all center on one fact - America is truly the land of the free. We give people fundamental rights such as liberty, equality, justice and the pursu ...

(2 pages) 52 3 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The essay talks about immirgation being a political issue in Europe and how the UK and Germany deal with it

ca, The Indian subcontinent, and other parts of the world. People moved out in search of wealth and land. The Age of Empires drew to a close and now it is mostly the highly skilled that leave Europe t ... ope to other developed nations. People all over the world look at the developed nations as either a land of opportunity or safety from persecution & oppression.In the last fifty years the pattern ...

(8 pages) 84 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

We were to solve a problem in American society with unreasonalbe terms, much like the essay "A Modest Proposal" by Swift. Title: Sanitation and Health Security of the Homeland

America is seen throughout the world as the land of opportunity. People who live here expect to be free and secure from fear. Life, liberty, and ... Control's AIDS Case Definition. AIDS is one example of an incurable plague that is spreading in our lands. This virus could however be contained if, for example, the entirety of the population tested ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Equal Opportunity in the Workplace - Define affirmative action as it applies to the current workplace environment. What are the various ways organizations can support and develop equal opportunity?

he above events had tremendous impacts on America. Their importance lies in America moving from the land of opportunity to the land of equal opportunity for all. These first efforts are based on the i ...

(6 pages) 655 1 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

In The Significance of the Frontier in American History Frederick Jackson Turner says that there are certain traits of the west that influenced in the past and still do.

ontier that allowed the settlers to form such characteristics. America, despite being viewed as the land of opportunity by foreigners was at times viewed as the land of the lacking by its' own America ... settlers is found in the ones who were determined enough to to break the barriers presented by the land. Despite, the hard and tough soil people such as John Deere who produced the steel plow in 1837 ...

(5 pages) 105 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

America, the land of oppurtunity

America is said to be the land of opportunity and choice, but in the past instances have inferred that at one point in time, e ... ch person, not for their skin color but for who they are. They all wanted the opportunities of this land to be exalted to the fullest of its capabilities.In contrast, each of these issues was a separa ...

(4 pages) 63 1 4.4 Mar/2004

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

American Business in China

As Americans we have come to believe that our country is the home of the free and the brave and the land of opportunity. However, the truth is that even though we are the most modern of nations and th ... more. In fact the large number are assembled in China. There are several reasons for this. Firstly, land for plants in the small area of Japan is just too expensive. China has large areas where there ...

(5 pages) 266 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers