Americans Essays

Gathering Information from Tips

Recommendations Gathering information from tips is another gray area that should be reviewed cautiously. Limitations and restrictions concerning tips vary from state to state, but if they are entered into а multijurisdictional criminal intelligence database as enumerated above, they are subject to many of the same guidelines. Tips are vital sources of information. They can come from а variety of sources, internal and external, such as informants, anonymous letters, tip lines such as Crime Stoppers, and online e-mails and forms,…

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War on Terrorism and the Effect on Muslim Americans

The American led war on terrorism has brought numerous concerns among human rights activists across the globe. This is because the war has been perceived as a tool for victimizing and discriminating individuals of the Islamic religion and nationality. Such have been closely attributed to the fact that the American nation blames Al-Qaeda and other Islamic terrorist groups of responsibility in many terror attacks in the world. Due to this reason, members of the Muslim American community are living in…

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The More Factor

In the essay “The More Factor,” author Laurence Shames honestly presents the backstory of America in desperate need of more. Shames begins with an illustration from the 1880s, in which large amounts of land in Texas would be developed into towns with unnecessary accessories. After building the towns, most residents would move on, but some would stay to appear as current residents for a census to determine the variety of a city. Afterwards civilians who stayed would too move on;…

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Either Way_ White People in America Are Funny

Either way you look at it, white people are fun to make fun of.  Blue collar or white collar, educated or uneducated, white people just don’t have a clue, collectively.  In the United States, there is no shortage of white Americans to laugh at.  Take for instance, the blue collar “redneck” subset of whites and you have parents and their kids alike, who, you can come to understand somewhat, unless of course they have a mouth full of chewing tobacco,…

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The Black Americans in the United States of America

The black Americans in the United States of America have a long history. Much of their history depicts a lot of injustice that existed in the United States of America. The black Americans in the United States of America have their history from the time of slavery where many slaves were taken from the western parts of Africa to America where they acted as slaves. In America, the black Americans were treated as slaves in their homeland. The distinction that…

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What We Really Miss About 1950’s

In the article,” What We Really Miss About 1950’s,” Stephanie Coontz states that “In a poll by the Knight-Ridder news agency, more Americans chose the 1950’s than any single decade as the best time for children to grow up. ” However, Coontz has her own view of the 1950s. Using strong and logical facts, she informs the audience of her own opinions about this decade. Although the nostalgia of the 1950s is vastly strong in some people, some fail to…

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Robert W. Sweet

To ponder the legal and judicial problems that arise from the drug war we turned to Robert Sweet, a District Judge in New York City. He has served as an Assistant U. S. Attorney and as Deputy Mayor of New York City under John Lindsay. He is a graduate of Yale and of Yale Law School. WHY does a sitting judge, constitutionally charged with enforcing the laws of the United States, seek the abolition of the criminal penalties attached to…

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Safeguarding the Security of Americans

The FDA is responsible for safeguarding the security of Americans by ensuring that all types of Pharmaceutical and biological products, cosmetics, medical equipment and the nation’s food supplies are inspected and meet the standards expected. However, this has been compromised because the organization faces severe under funding. Hence, the nation is experiencing increased cases of health problems like poisoning, illnesses and even deaths resulting from consuming infected food. To prevent more fatal outcomes in future, boosting FDA funding is mandatory…

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The American Image of Thanksgiving

The American image of Thanksgiving is much different from the historical facts. The American vision is a big happy celebration with many people sitting around a long, wooden table. This, sadly, is not historically accurate at all. In this essay I will explain the current American’s Thanksgiving story as well as the historically accurate version. Today, Thanksgiving in America consists of big family gatherings, plentiful food, and giving thanks. One of the more obvious differences between the current Thanksgiving and…

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African Americans

In the beginning of 20-th century African Americans were already free from slavery, but their rights differed significantly with the rights of “white” people. Politics of segregation was still in place, and African Americans, especially in Southern states, were forced to live in separate parts of cities. Special institutions like schools, churches, cemeteries, even special transport units existed for the African American part of the population to separate “blacks” and “whites”. Needless to say, these special organizations and units for…

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Father Le Jeune and the Native Americans

The Jesuits were known for their zeal in spreading Catholicism in the New World. Father Le Jeune, a French missionary, was not an exception. He spent years traveling and teaching the essentials of the Christian religion in New France. In his commentary, he noted that the Indians, contrary to popular opinion, were eager to learn the Christian faith. According to him, the Native Americans were ‘but learners of faith, simple, and condescending to the Christian religion and its priests. ‘…

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Asian Americans

There are two concepts one should talk about when approaching the subject of immigration and how it applies to a minority: integration and assimilation. Integration is the acceptance of a country’s laws and basic principles while keeping a distinct cultural identity. By contrast, assimilation requires adopting the majority’s customs, values and way of life. Because of the so-called “melting pot”, integration is almost always promoted as the shining beacon of America, but most often successful minorities are actually portrayed as…

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Is Social Security Going Bankrupt_

Background of Research When the US Social Security retirement system was instituted in 1937, one major objective was to provide incentives for older workers to retire so that more jobs would be available for younger workers. At that time, life expectancies were considerably lower, and there were far more working-age adults than elderly. Now, however, continuation of current benefit levels has been presented as a major funding problem. 2 In order to increase the ratio of workers who pay Social…

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Korean Americans

Korean-Americans are increasingly rising in number and have established their own communities in the different parts of the country (Lee, p. 21). They usually settle in the country as entrepreneurs and prosper in this endeavor. The highest concentration of Korean-Americans can be found in California, in the 1990’s census the Korean population in the state was 32. 5% (Min Pyong, p. 33). The increase in number of Korean-Americans in California can be attributed to the fact that it is geographically…

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Passage

Passage: “As I have endeavored to show you how Europeans become Americans; it may not be disagreeable to show you likewise how the various Christian sects introduced, wear out, and how religious indifference becomes prevalent. When any considerable number of a particular sect happens to dwell contiguous to each other, they immediately erect a temple, and there worship the Divinity agreeably to their own peculiar ideas. Nobody disturbs them. If any new sect springs up in Europe it may happen…

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