American people of Polish descent

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  • Ted Kaczynski : The Oldest Child Of A Polish- American Couple

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    use of bombs, and also murder of 3 people, Kaczynski was also added another 30 years after his life sentences, no parole, and barely missed the death penalty. No one ever saw this coming in Kaczynski’s life. From an early age, his parents pushed him for academic success. At the age of 16, he was accepted to Harvard with a scholarship. Even though Kaczynski did seem socially awkward, no one thought that he could be diagnosed with Paranoid Schizophrenia. Mainly people thought he didn’t know how to express

  • Robert H. Clancy's Un-American Bill

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    An “Un-American Bill”: A Congressman Denounces Immigration Quotes Robert H. Clancy, an American congressman, gave a speech on April 8th, 1924 against the Johnson-Reed Act after World War 1. He presents his speech with a compelling and passionate tone to Congress. He emphasized the harsh, discriminative atmosphere people with a line of foreigners lived with in America. Clancy establishes an argument of extreme and unjust racial discrimination against foreigners in America with touching anecdotes

  • Blitzkrieg Significance

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    “lightning war”. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, blitzkrieg is a term used to describe a “war conducted with great speed and force” or “...a violent surprise offensive by massed air forces and mechanized ground forces in close coordination”. The Polish were unable to defend themselves due to the lack of an under equipped and an unprepared military. The Germans continued to maintain and seize the country of Poland under the

  • Descriptive Essay On Elmwood Park

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    Italian-American population. I explored this village in early September, and stayed for a few hours visiting the downtown area and some small neighborhoods. Downtown Elmwood Park consisted of many restaurants, majority of them were Italian cuisine and Italian pizzerias. I saw a lot of people outside as it was a nice warm day, there was a park that was filled with young children and some elders, there was also some other adults walking/running with their dogs. About eighty percent of the people there

  • The Opposition to Polish Immigrants in the US

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    Event: Immigrants in the United States from Polish ethnicity have not been warmly received in many instances, and in fact immigrants from Poland often struggle with issues like language and legal status. While much of the focus of the news media zeros in on the issues and problems related to immigrants crossing the border from Mexico, there are other immigrants like those from Poland that also have their problems and issues. As a result of the problems many Polish immigrants experience, there seems to

  • World War II's Value

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    second world war, ten people were convicted of spying for the Japanese, none of them Japanese-Americans, but all Caucasian. After Word War II, by the end of 1945, all the internment camps were closed and prisoners were released. In 1943, Bill Clinton sent an apology letter to all Japanese-Americans asking to forgive the U.S. government for imprisoning them. The Japanese were said to be imprisoned because it was a “military precaution”. However, ruthlessly placing innocent people in prison is unforgivable

  • Elizabeth, By Elizabeth Hebel

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    family is majority filled with Polish descent, there are additional cultural roots stemming from Russia, Portugal, and Italy. Through this interview, it is concluded Elizabeth’s family background does not differentiate vastly from the current traditional American family. The traditions, values, and celebrations of Elizabeth’s family is nearly homologous to many American born families. All-inclusive, the family background of the interviewee Elizabeth is filled with rich Polish heritage with only slight

  • Essay on Multicultural Matrix

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    some attitudes and customs people of this group may practice? What is something you admire about this group’s people, lifestyle, or society? 1. The German Americans are the largest singles source of ancestry of individuals that are in the United States today. The German Americans settled in the United States in the late 1700’s, they came

  • Asian-American Maggie Q Analysis

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    TOP 5 ASIAN-AMERICAN ACTORS Narrator: It is undeniable that Asian-American Actors are very competitive in the movie industry around the world. They take part in any entertainment industry and they are much loved anywhere. In this video, I will share Top 5 Asian-American Actors that you may know and idolize. No 5. Maggie Q An Asian-American Maggie Q or Margaret Denise Quigley was a fashion model and TV personality before she became a movie actress. Her father is an American born with Irish and

  • K Naan Immigrants

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    What do we Americans know about immigrants and their place in the United States? When I think about this subject, I remember these lines from K’naan’s feature song titled, “Immigrants, (We Get the Job Done)” from the Hamilton Mix Tape: “You can be an immigrant without risking your lives or crossing a border with thrifty supplies. All you got to do is see the world with new eyes.” The Somali-Canadian poet K’naan, sends a message signaling to American people that despite multi-cultural influences