Essay on Sexism, Racism, And Government Corruption

1160 Words Apr 17th, 2016 5 Pages
Trends are styles or ideals. Such as racism, some of these trends that go as far back as prehistoric times, some of this trends still are around and effect our world today. There are some who are blind to the fact of some of these trends still existing. It?s believed that some of these trends no longer exist here in America trends such as sexism, racism, and government corruption. Well these trends still exist and we should no longer be ignorant to them.
Sexism is being prejudice, stereotyping or discrimination because of gender. Women back a time ago could be seen as inferior to men and only useful for cleaning, reproduction, taking care of their children, sex and sometimes even seen as evil "Woman is the gate of the devil, the path of wickedness, the sting of the serpent, in a word a perilous object." (Aquinas). This quote it talking about women being seen as evil or leading men to evil, like Eve from the Bible comments the first sin and leads Adam to sin. Back in the 1800s sexism was open and a popularly trend, sexism can be seen in advertisements, jobs, and status. Advisements like ?Know your place? or ?So the harder a wife works the cuter she looks? are examples of sexism in ads from the 19 century time period. During this time as well there were some jobs women would be exclude from certain professions, like being doctors. There were also some labor laws against women working outside her home. Another thing women if married a man own his wife, the man had…

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