Moving To America Case Study

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The first of my relatives who move to the United States is my mother, who then was followed by my father. My mother moved to America when she was around the age of 20. She decided to move to America to get a job so she would be able to support the needs and wants of her family. She was born and raised in India where she was surrounded by poverty struck conditions, so to better her standard of living she decided to move. She didn’t believe it was going to be a difficult change since she was able to connect to her homeland through the services in America, such as an Indian temple. Although a higher standard of living was one of the most influential forces behind her move, my mother was compelled to move to America so that she
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For instance, Alpine, Humid subtropical, tropical wet-dry, tropical wet, semi-arid, and arid are the six main types of climates in India. The northern tips of India are alpine, the mid to northern sections are humid subtropical, and the western tips are arid. The mid-northwestern and southern portions of India are semi arid, while the southwestern portion is tropical wet. The remaining sections of India, the south-eastern and middle sections are tropical wet-dry. To go along with its climate, India, similar to the U.S. has four seasons. The seasons include winter, summer (pre-monsoon), monsoon, and autumn (post-monsoon). Like its climate and seasons, India has a distinctive geography as well. To the South of India is the Indian Ocean but specifically to the Southwest is the Arabian Sea, the South the Laccadive Sea, and to the Southeast the Bay of Bengal. The Northern portion of India is defined by the Himalayan Mountain Range, thus explaining its climate. Also, in the North, India shares a border with China, Bhutan, and Nepal. Its capital, New Delhi, is located in the North as well. Moving to the West, the Thar Desert appears as well as India’s border with Pakistan. Finally, to the East, India shares a border with …show more content…
Beginning in 2500 B.C. the Indus Valley civilization developed around the Indus River. The Indus Valley civilization eventually collapsed in 2000 B.C,. leading to the Aryan People to invade India in around 1500 B.C. The Aryan people spread to the Indus Valley and into the Ganges Valley. Then from the years 320-550 India is ruled by the Gupta Empire. In the year 1526, after the fall of the Gupta Empire, the rule of the Mongul Empire begins and for the first time unification between the north and south is visible. When the 17th century appears, trading posts are developed in India by certain European countries. Finally in 1858, the British take control of India leading Gandhi to begin his non-violent protest in 1915. Soon India gains independence from Great Britain in 1947 and divides into 2 separate countries. As time continues, the first woman elected to lead a nation, Indira Gandhi, becomes Prime Minister. India then goes on to test its first nuclear weapon in 1998 and to battle a series of natural disasters in 2004 and 2005.
Over the years, India has began to developed a decent trade practice. Due to its exporting, India has become the 18th largest export economy in the world. India’s top exports are petroleum, jewelry, rice, and cars. It mainly exports to the United States, the United Arab Emirates, China, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. India’s main imports include crude petroleum,

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