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  • Foundations for Disparities in America - the Great American Melting Pot

    Foundations for Disparities in America - the Great American Melting Pot

    Foundations for Disparities in America When I was in fifth grade I was in a play about American history and the equal opportunities that America provides. Growing up I truly believed the lesson the play had taught me. One song that really stuck in my head was “ The Great American Melting Pot.” It was a song about how people with different backgrounds from all over the world, came to America where they could be

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    Submitted: August 21, 2013 Autor: Kappa2014
  • American Society - Melting Pot or Salad Bowl

    American Society - Melting Pot or Salad Bowl

    MELTING POT OR SALAD BOWL Some people describe American society as a salad bowl while others see it as a melting pot. In a sense both are correct depending upon one’s point of view. This ethnic multiplicity is a result of the history of immigration. Until the Immigration Law of 1924 the country was a "melting pot" of nations. The original settlers of the Atlantic colonies were chiefly from the British Isles. In addition numerous

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    Submitted: December 24, 2012 Autor: johanna
  • Americas Melting Pot

    Americas Melting Pot

    Hallinan Brandon Hallinan ENC 1101 Professor Jones October 10, 2007 America’s Melting Pot It is the city that never sleeps. It is the Big Apple. It is what makes the Empire State, the Empire State. It is The City of New York. One of the leaders in business, finance, and culture, as well as a strong influence in politics, education, entertainment, fashion, and arts make New York City a major global city. The most populous

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    Submitted: April 9, 2015 Autor: mizzdorite67
  • German Americans

    German Americans

    GERMAN AMERICANS German Americans Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Date ________________ The German-Americans form the biggest ethnic group in the United States. The German-Americans who immigrated to the United States of America are close to twelve million; this is established according to statistics of the U.S. Census Bureau. Currently there are almost 60 million German-Americans. German-Americans represent the section of the population that is of German descent, but this whole part of the population does not

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    Submitted: June 8, 2015 Autor: Kris Raymond
  • Is America the Melting Pot or the Salad Bowl?

    Is America the Melting Pot or the Salad Bowl?

    Aleona Lund English 122 Sandra Muegge March 20, 2017 Is America the Melting Pot or the Salad Bowl? The United States is sometimes referred to as “melting pot”, “land of opportunity” and “The land of Free”. Not only is America referred to as melting pot for freedom, but also through time, generations have melted together and blended as one. We do act as a salad bowl however because sometime other cultures don’t mix and immigrants

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    Submitted: March 9, 2017 Autor: MaddisonGrimaldi
  • Vicious Circle in American Culture

    Vicious Circle in American Culture

    Vicious Circle Many different aspects shape American culture. Television, diet and drugs exceptionally represent this society. The following gives a description of how these three factors directly influence American culture. Statistics say that the average American household contains more televisions than people. The media feeds Americans through television. The shows and advertisements people see affect daily decisions and public opinion. For example, when a person watches a reality show, he or she gets hooked and

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    Submitted: March 8, 2011 Autor: Antonio
  • The German Influence on American English

    The German Influence on American English

    As early as 1683, immigrants from the southwestern part of Germany had begun to settle in Pennsylvania. According to Glenn Gilbert's article "French and German: A Comparative Study," in Language in the USA, in the year 1790 there were already 176,400 persons with German surnames in the United States. This represented 5.6 percent of the total population. The Germans were most highly concentrated then in southeastern Pennsylvania, where they made up 26.1 percent of the

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    Submitted: November 21, 2011 Autor: talne
  • Native American Culture

    Native American Culture

    In Native American culture, the red is the color of faith, and represents communication. The short story The Red Convertible by Louise Erdrich is more than an emotional story about the lives of two Chippewa brothers who grew up together on an Indian reservation in North Dakota. Erdrich uses metaphor, symbol, vivid imagery and a simple writing style to allow the reader to understand the text while also providing the opportunity to read a lot

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    Submitted: November 23, 2011 Autor: viki
  • A Clash of Cultures in the Workplace: German Auto Manufacturer in South Africa

    A Clash of Cultures in the Workplace: German Auto Manufacturer in South Africa

    Introduction German Auto Manufacturer, Inc (GAM) was a company from Germany that wanted to settle certain prevailing disruptions in their business in South Africa. GAM had its branches at a number of places and had been successful. Due to the cultural differences between Germany and South Africa, GAM was finding difficulty in setting up their business at South Africa. The problem of cultural difference increased so much in the organization that the employees of both

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    Submitted: October 23, 2012 Autor: mycookie
  • Transmission of Culture: A Cross-Cultural Comparison Between American and Japanese Preschools

    Transmission of Culture: A Cross-Cultural Comparison Between American and Japanese Preschools

    Since the beginning of the Fall Semester in Social Science Research Methods in Education, we have covered a range of topics in the lectures, from an overview of the Japanese school system and its organization, to an on-going exploration of the four functions of education: i. socialization, ii. transmission of culture, iii. social control and personal development, and iv. selection and allocation, each considered within a cross-cultural context. Although I found the focus on each

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    Submitted: December 11, 2012 Autor: JohannaWi
  • Culturally Competent Nursing for the Native Americans

    Culturally Competent Nursing for the Native Americans

    Culturally Competent Nursing for the Native Americans Cultural Competence has many different definitions in the literature. However, in essence, it is a compilation of the clinical skills and professional behaviors of a healthcare provider focused on the cultural values, beliefs, and perceptions of the consumer while both are engaged in the therapeutic relationship (Barker, 2009, p. 496). Native Americans have many different cultural factors that influence their perspectives of traditional professional healthcare practices. The purpose

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    Submitted: February 13, 2013 Autor: dlantz1214
  • American Popular Culture - McDonalds

    American Popular Culture - McDonalds

    In American Popular Culture, one of the elements that have been very successful internationally is McDonalds. McDonald’s restaurants can be found in Saudi Arabia; which cover the following regions: Jordan, Oman, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait. McDonalds is a very famous and successful chain of restaurants. There are various elements that make this restaurant successful in Saudi Arabia; incorporation to Islamic Traditions and law, different names on their burgers, delivery and the transportation

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    Submitted: August 17, 2013 Autor: beast99
  • American Culture Analysis Based on Hofstede

    American Culture Analysis Based on Hofstede

    1. CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS UNITED STATES To be able to enable a good negotiation is crucial to know the main cultural aspects of people from countries involves in negotiation, in this case United States, to have a better choice to understand their behavior, and thus can establish closer links between the parts, what will make the negotiation easier. American society is very individualistic, what means that the interests and rights of each person are more important

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    Submitted: October 17, 2013 Autor: JuliaR
  • The Socio-Cultural Conflict Between New and Traditional Asian-American

    The Socio-Cultural Conflict Between New and Traditional Asian-American

    I have been living in America for almost a year; the top socio-culture conflict relevant to me lies between new Chinese-American and traditional Chinese-American cultures. Many Chinese friends often complain that it is difficult to live in a traditional Chinese family because there are too many invisible rites and ethical standards to follow after. “Tiger Mother” illustrates well-known common examples of such conflicts in US, which display the typical life styles of traditional Chinese families.

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    Submitted: November 12, 2013 Autor: glm911221
  • Latin American Culture

    Latin American Culture

    Coiffard Sarah Latin American Culture ABSTRACT: Despite what the general populous, that wasn’t involved with the occurrences in Chile, would think, lower and middle class Chileans not part of the social elites were happy with the new government and the Popular Unity Project put in place by Allende. I want to examine how the 11th of September 1973 changed the life of thousands and thousands of people in Chile. The U.S was scared about Chile

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    Submitted: April 17, 2015 Autor: sarahchip
  • Professional Communication: Cultural Sensitivity of Mexican-American Women

    Professional Communication: Cultural Sensitivity of Mexican-American Women

    Professional Communication: Cultural Sensitivity of Mexican-American Women Penny Lopez Grand Canyon University Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Roles and Practice NUR-502 Cynthia Aaron December 09, 2015 ________________ Professional Communication: Cultural Sensitivity of Mexican-American Women Introduction The purpose of this paper is to provide better understanding of the Mexican-American woman, her culture, thinking patterns, possible beliefs regarding healthcare. It will assist the nurse in competence in nursing care with this culture. Mexican-American women are commonly seen as

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    Submitted: December 22, 2015 Autor: pennylopez
  • Cultural Change and Shifting View of American

    Cultural Change and Shifting View of American

    World’s fairs and expositions that were held in the United States in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries celebrated the past while introducing visions of the future. These fairs and expositions helped by showing America was a land of innovation and success ready to partake with the larger world. The Chicago World’s Fair was a truly epoch–making event as it marketed and shaped an imaginary of the city and of urban everyday life adequate to

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    Submitted: April 16, 2016 Autor: kbowles34
  • Book Review. Irish American a History

    Book Review. Irish American a History

    Page | In this paper I will identify three claims and evidence the author uses to support his claims. Once finding the authors’ claims and evidence I will decide if the author had empirical evidence to support his claim. Jay P. Dolan, the author of The Irish Americans a History, illustrates and outline the history and experience Irish Americans had in the United States. Dolan goes in to detail about the arrival of the Irish

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    Submitted: October 22, 2016 Autor: miggy87
  • Hum 186: Media Influences on American Culture

    Hum 186: Media Influences on American Culture

    Social Media Paper Tammara Owens Professor: Sabrina Young HUM/186: Media Influences on American Culture Week 2 Assignment: Social Media Paper September 26, 2016 Introduction In today world, technology has become very intricate part of people lives. The technology possessed world, networking and social media has an obscure part of everyone periodic life. The personal profiles created by social networks, phone apps, and the business industry. The creations of a personal profile are uploading pictures, sharing

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    Submitted: November 18, 2016 Autor: Tammara Owens
  • Music in American Culture

    Music in American Culture

    In September 2014, the Umbrella Movement started in Hong Kong, as many protestors gathered together in the government district of “Admiralty”. These protestors made up a total gathering of about tens of thousands of people occupying the streets. The reason it was called the Umbrella Movement was because of the umbrellas used as a way to shield and protect the attacks of tear gas used by the police. The umbrella became a symbol of the

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    Submitted: November 29, 2016 Autor: tlwn
  • Cultural Relativism: Examining Fiji Adolescents and American Families

    Cultural Relativism: Examining Fiji Adolescents and American Families

    Cultural Relativism: Examining Fiji Adolescents and American Families Intro to Cultural Anthropology-Ant 101 Instructor Teri Myers Feb 1, 2016 Cultural relativism is about accepting and understanding a culture without inserting our own biases, opinions or preconceptions. I understand it to be somewhat like peering through a crystal clear looking lens, not rose-tinted or sunlit-yellow. It is invalid to evaluate someone else’s culture, based on moral and values of one’s own (Crapo, 2013). It is a

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    Submitted: April 16, 2017 Autor: Stephanie Kl
  • Culture Analysis Trompenaars / Hofstede on the Example of Mexico and Spain

    Culture Analysis Trompenaars / Hofstede on the Example of Mexico and Spain

    Culture Analysis Trompenaars / Hofstede on the example of Mexico and Spain By increasing influence of today's internationalisation of markets, business activities and business portfolios of companies have change over the last decades. Therefore more and more enterprises operate worldwide and expand to foreign countries to stay competitive in the long term. It is not sufficient for an executive just to settle in a foreign country and force collaboration. A behaviour which is common in

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    Submitted: February 25, 2011 Autor: Antonio
  • Great American Knitting Mills: Gold Toe Socks

    Great American Knitting Mills: Gold Toe Socks

    Great American Knitting Mills: Gold Toe Socks Introduction, Case Analysis & Core Problem: Great American Knitting Mills is a producer of men's dress and socks. Since from 1930s, the sock's brand, Gold Toe, is originated and nearly 90% of its market mix is in dress and casual use (table 1). The 1981 revenue was close to $20 Million. Now Gold Toe is facing the problem of the market sales shift to fast growth products -

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    Submitted: February 28, 2011 Autor: jon
  • Japan - Yayoi Culture

    Japan - Yayoi Culture

    Yayoi Culture - Beginning of the fourth century B.C., Jomon was gradually replaced by the more advanced Yayoi culture, which takes its name from the site in Tokyo where pottery of this era was first discovered. This era is categorized by three major characteristics. First is wet-rice cultivation which is thought to have been introduced to Japan from Korea and southeastern China. This led to the growth of an agrarian society in Japan. The pottery

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    Submitted: February 28, 2011 Autor: simba
  • Review Sustainability Report 2008 of British American Tobacco

    Review Sustainability Report 2008 of British American Tobacco

    Review Sustainability Report 2008 British American Tobacco Table of Content Part I: Review Program of Biodiversity Partnership (Environment) 1 Part II: Review Overall Report 10 Part III: Business Ethics Principles 14 Sources / References 15 Part I: Review Program of Biodiversity Partnership (Environment) BAT's sustainability agenda comprises five key goals that cover all areas which is an integral part of delivering this strategy: harm reduction, marketplace, supply chain, environment, people and culture. In this review,

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    Submitted: March 8, 2011 Autor: jon

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