American immigrants

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  • Native-American Immigrants

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    Since the founding of our country, most immigrants have experienced ascribed discrimination before achieving integration and dynamically constructed group identities while integrating. Before uncovering group identities, though, we must define so-called social construction. Upon arrival, native-born Americans, especially an intolerant group that calls itself nativist, characterize immigrants as admirable or inferior based on observed national, physiognomic, economic, religious, and linguistic traits

  • Immigrants And The American Dream

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    Immigrants and the American Dream In the article “The American Dream”, by James Truslow Adams in The Sundance Reader book, he stated that the American dream is "that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement. It is a difficult dream for the European upper classes to interpret adequately, and too many of us ourselves have grown weary and mistrustful of it. It is not a dream of motor cars and high

  • The American Dream For Immigrants

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    What is the American dream? According to the balance, "The American Dream is the idea that the government should protect each person's opportunity to pursue their own idea of happiness. (Amadeo)” also they say that to U.S. citizens usually relate the American dream to the idea of wealth, financially security, freedom, and family. But that is to Americans, so what about people in other countries? According to classroom, “Immigrants in the U.S., however, are more likely to define the American dream as

  • African American Immigrants

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    African Immigrants: Breast Cancer Awareness and Mammogram Use Nature and scope of the project: Despite the advances in medical technology, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and is the second cause of mortality in African-American and Caucasian women in the United States. Mammography has shown to be one of the best method to reduce late detection of breast cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends monthly self-breast examination (SBE), clinical breast examination every three

  • Immigrants Adjust To American Culture

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    people from other countries to adjust to living in the United States. There are also things that immigrants think they have to do to fit in. In this essay I will include the best ways for immigrants to adjust to American culture. I will also include challenges immigrants face to fit in in America. Finally, I will include what immigrants do to adapt to America. There are many ideas that can help immigrants adjust to America. There are some that we can argue that are the best. I am going to tell you

  • Immigrants Shape American Identity

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    or Brown you are an American” If your color of skin, your race, or where you came from do not matter can you be an American and how can you shape America? Immigrants have helped shape American identity by rethinking race and creating a new image of what it means to be American. In the article, “Blaxicans and Other Reinvented Americans” Richard Rodriguez illustrates, “...-black over white, for example. But this girl said that her mother was Mexican and her father was American. This girl said “‘Blaxicans

  • Immigrants and the American Dream Essay

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    all had a dream, that dream was the "American Dream". In the present day the desire to achieve the dream hasn't changed. However, the idea of the American Dream, brings up a lot of questions. What is the American Dream? Who defines it? Can it be achieved? Lastly, should everyone have a chance to achieve it? What is the American Dream? When this question was asked on the first day of class, there were many different answers as to what makes up the American Dream. Some people said having a good

  • American Immigration Policy And Immigrants

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    American Immigration Policy and Immigrants since 1882 Years after years, flows of people immigrating to the United States have been raising up steadily, with the aim of pursuing the American dream, the dream of seeking prosperity and success in an equal society. Before 1882, the U.S had no immigration policy, in which the new comers could settle permanent inhabitants within America. After that period of time, the formidable numbers of arrivals had turned the attitudes of native government

  • Asian Immigrants And The American Dream

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    The American Dream, a belief that draws immigrants to the US with the hope being able to work hard for a better life. One of the groups that believe in this dream are Asian Immigrants. Children of these Asian immigrants have a unique expectation to live up to. Their parents came to America in search of a better life, so they are pushed to achieve this desired life. Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan exposes this expectation through the stories of the character’s childhoods. But in the real world, these standard

  • Native American Immigrants

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    1800’s The United States had endless opportunities and was appealing to many immigrants who wanted what freedoms the United States had to offer, but the change in cultures and search for new opportunities brought on massacres and death among The Native Americans. There were several cultural and spiritual differences between The Native Americans tribes and the European immigrants, but they were willing to live with the immigrants and try to adapt the new culture until the relationships were strained