To be American Essay To me too be American is too always Improve life for for one’s self and one’s family. My mom has helped me and my siblings through life by working job at her job, making sure we go to school, keeping food in the fridge and keeping us out of trouble. From her guidance, I plan on going to college and getting a job to make life even better for me and my family in the future. To be American means to work hard for things you want and need. To me this means nothing is guaranteed in life. Just because someone you were picked or accepted into something, doesn’t mean other people want the same thing. An example of this is being on a varsity basketball team. Just because someone made the team doesn’t mean that they will play. Working hard and earning ones spot is the only way to contribute to the team. American people are born with the opportunity to choose their future. Even if someone is born in a rough setting, The American system has found a way to help, for example if a child doesn’t have a way to school there is a city bus to pick them up. Some kids don’t have the money to get into college. Part time Jobs and student loans can cover finances for college. As long as Americans are willing to put in the work towards their future, many opportunities are available for them to succeed. I feel as being American and living in America gives me many more opportunities for one to succeed than people in other countries would. I feel the way because America…
I abide by honor code
Franklin with American revolution
France gave the U.S to maintain the solvency of the United states in six years during the war. French government gave the United States economic assistance, including grants, loans and gifts. French government grants and loans during the American revolution were won by Franklin, diplomat to French during the war.
From the beginning of the Revolution, the continental congress always needed money from oversea…
is freedom and opportunity that people from other places in the world do not get in their homeland. They come here to escape and start their new life of freedom. In Mukherjee’s short story, she writes about coming to America from India. “I am an American citizen … I am moved that thousands of long-term residents are finally taking the oath of citizenship”(Mukherjee 143). Mukherjee shares with the reader that she moved to the United States from India with her sister to further her education and get…
Recently, sociologists have taken a greater interest in Native Americans, perhaps because Native Americans have become increasingly visible in the diverse ethnic mosaic of American society. The position of Native Americans in the U.S. socioeconomic hierarchy: their numbers, where they live, and their social and economic well-being. The collapse and revitalization of the Native American population has been a central issue within Native American demography. The recent growth in the population has been accompanied…
Article title: Hip-Hops Betrayal of Black women
Author: Jennifer Mclune
Intended audience: Black African American women
Exigence: Black men are degrading women by the way they are making music.
Thesis: The author uses hyperbole, imagery, dialogue, and also figurative language to credibility to tell that women are being dehumanized and invisible by the way men are betraying them.
Organizational Structure: argumentative
Point # 1: how the lyrics are being expressed and on how hip-hop artists…
what is an American? What if anything, are the common characteristics and values of the American people? Support your choice with facts, evidence, reason and logic
In my opinion, an American is a mixed race and is not delineated by a particular skin color. An American is English, French, Chinese, Mexican, Vietnamese, Russia, or Greek….An American is also free to believe in no religion. Being an American is a multifaceted endeavor with both individual and group implications. Americans are fragmented…
role an African American played in society. Many of the interviewees felt that an African American male was at a huge disadvantage in society. According to the people interviewed in the film, African American males have been struggling to be treated equally since the days when slavery existed.
Even now in the present day African American males have been unfairly treated. One example of this is when Oakland Police officers formed a gang, known as “The Ryders”, to frame African American males in the…
American Airlines History
June 25, 2013
American Airlines history
Body: I choose American Airlines because one of my good friends is a Captain for American Eagle flying with their regional jet service out of LaGuardia New York. A long time back our fledgling airlines were helped by a very famous aviator Charles A. Lindberg who was flying as the chief pilot for the Robertson Aircraft Corporation which was one of two aviation companies that had contracts for air delivery of U.S. Mail. He and…
December 4, 2013
To Be or Not to Be an American
Within decades, the number of immigrants to the United States is constantly increasing. One of the huge factors of causing this phenomenon is the congressional debate on immigration legislation and the significant media coverage of the immigration debate. It increases immigrants' concern about the strongly opposition of the immigration debate, which also makes them more susceptible to be convinced by the community…
American vs. Hispanic
Language, a form of expression that is used daily to convey our feelings, thoughts, and
emotions to others. It’s something that plays a very huge part in all our lives, yet its hard to
imagine that “language” can change us, transform us, and even evolve us. Language is so
powerful that it has many layers that need to be pilled back to find out how they work and what
they mean. That transformative power of language can help someone become or change the way