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  • Chinatown Essay

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    Chinatown Before the 1960s, the era of the Civil Rights Movement and People of Color Movements, ethnic towns were formed due to the anti-ethnic legislation, which forced many people of color to live in certain areas of the city. After the relaxation of some anti-ethnic legislation, especially in residential segregation, these ethnic towns changed. No longer are these ethnic groups forced to live in segregated areas due to legislation, but rather because of economic and cultural survival due

  • Health Disparities Among Filipino Americans

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    Health Disparities: Focus on the Filipino-American Population in the USA As a Filipino-American nurse living in Los Angeles, California, this writer has been a witness and an active participant in the multifactorial influences/aspects that affect the Filipino-Americans, in health and illness. Being a grandmother of wonderful grandkids has brought me further exposure to the plight of elderly Filipino-Americans in the United States of America. The Institute of Medicine’s Report on Unequal Treatment:

  • Intramuros a Must See

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    consent that the country’s capital city is its heart. Therefore as it pulses with life, it also pups the same to other parts of the nation body and vice versa. This is especially true about Metro Manila which itself is made up of several smaller cities and a handful of municipalities. But this capital, Manila, also has a heart of its own: one entirely surrounded by stone walls, one that had once dictated the country’s destiny for a long time and city

  • The Trading Networks Of The 17th And The 18th Centuries

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    be paid in silver which China dispersed very little silver into the economy. It is a reliable document because elders of villages directly told Wang Xijue a court official of China about the first hand suffering of its people. Document 1 states how the introduction of silver to China created much greed and whoever has a lot can never have enough but whoever has little has enough. That is because of the suffering brought on by silver whoever had a little needed to worry

  • The Republic Of The Philippines

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    a place to go to live in crowded slums making homes out of any material scraps they can find. Most of these homes do not have stoves or basic cooking utensils, so families reside to eating inexpensive street foods or ready to eat noodles with what little money they do have, all at the cost of their health. Similar to other countries a lot of these families move to the urban region in pursuit of happiness and a better way of life. Instead, they end up moving into a deeper state of poverty and a world

  • Intercultural Interaction : My Family Friend Tiffany Ramseur From The Philippines

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    about my family friend Tiffany Ramseur from the Philippines. The Philippines is a Southeastern Country in the Western Pacific comprising more than 7,000 islands. Its capital, Manila, is famous for its waterfront promenade and centuries-old Chinatown, Binondo. Intramuros, a walled city in colonial times, is the heart of Old Manila. The Philippines population is 100,998,376. The Politics of the Philippines take place in an organized framework of a presidential, representative, and democratic republic

  • The Philippine Insurrection

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    The Philippine Insurrection of 1899-1902 was a little different than most insurgencies. Using Mao’s 3 phases of an insurgency, which I will break down below. The native demand for liberation from Spain had been building since the 1880s. In 1892 a poor warehouseman by the name of Andres Bonifacio organized a group called the Katiunan, hoping to drive the Spaniard’s out of the Philippines. As in other insurgencies, we are seeing groups coming together for the same objective, but not all insurgent

  • My Life During The Summer After I Walked A Mile Essay

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    During the summer after I turned thirteen, I went on a vacation that changed my entire perspective on life. “Americans are so spoiled.” I remember hearing my mother proclaim this numerous times growing up. I would shake my head or roll my eyes every time, since I never quite understood what it meant. Of course, I had nothing to compare it to. I grew up in the suburbs in a middle class family. I never wanted for anything. I heard the stories of my mother and her siblings growing up; they lived in

  • Tobacco Regulation Act Of 2003

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    I should like to reply in three different aspects: 1. Smoking in Philippine Setting, 2. Related Diseases to Smoking in the Philippines, and 3. Comparison between Philippines and Canada on Smoking 1. Smoking in Philippine Setting A joint collaborative effort of the Republic of the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) and National Statistics Office, through DOH’s100% Smoke-Free Philippines campaign backed by Philippine’s Republic Act 9211, The Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003, conducted two related

  • The War Of The American War

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    Spain in Cuba and the Philippines. Spain had been in control of the islands, but when they islands wanted their independence America volunteered to help. America promoted the islands fighting back, and were encouraging the revolution against Spain. Little did these nations know that once Spain had lost, America got signed over everything in the Treaty of Paris, and they did not plan to let these premiere locations go without another fight. We wanted the Philippines for three main reasons: missionaries