Sexism, Racism, And Government Corruption Essay

1954 Words Apr 27th, 2016 8 Pages
Trends are styles or ideals. Trends such as racism, go as far back as prehistoric times, and some of these trends are still around and effect the world today. There are some who are blind to the fact that some of these trends still exist. It’s believed that some of these trends no longer exist here in America trends such after as sexism, racism, and government corruption. These trends still exist and we should no longer be ignoring to them. History repeats itself just not in it’s entirely, in a slick way.
Sexism is being prejudice, stereotyping or discrimination because of gender. Sexism is worldwide, some people follow it because of traditions, or society’s rules. Sexism can be stereotyping a member of one gender to be less than another, sexism is most frequently towards a woman rather than a man.
Women some time ago could be seen as inferior to men and only useful for cleaning, reproduction, taking care of their children, sex, and sometimes even were 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 is talking about women being seen as evil or leading men to evil, for instance, Eve from the Bible committed the first sin and leads Adam to sin. Back in the 1800’s sexism was open and a popular trend, sexism can be seen in advertisements, jobs, and in every social status. Advertisements like “Know your place” or “So the harder a wife works the cuter she looks” are examples…

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