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    Supporters of the American Revolution argued for the right of freedom from taxation and the right to govern themselves. While the opponents argued that Great Britain gives the colonies political protection and economic security. In Letter of a Patriot it said “ To enforce this unconstitutional and unjust scheme of taxation, that our British ancestors established against arbitrary power was violently thrown down in America, and their right of trial by jury was taken away.” Great Britain tried to find a way to get out of its 140 million debt, one of the ways was the Stamp Act. Which made it were you had to pay extra on almost everything. The colonies weren’t allowed to buy from other nations without being taxed and anything from the foreigners,…

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    Ways To Happy Americans

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    have tried to find ways to increase the number of happy moments in their life. While many paths to happiness have been proposed, one of the earliest is a philosophy, based off the writing Tao Te Ching, known as Taoism. Those that follow Taoism (also known as Taoists) say they experience less stress and live a happier life. In modern American society, it is believed that a person must constantly try to live a happy life; while this may be true for some people, constantly trying to be happy can…

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    American Way Of Eating

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    In The American Way of Eating, there is a plausible reason why people find eating healthy so difficult. “If you want people to eat healthy, why make it so expensive”(5). Some may argue that the difficulty has to do with money and location while others argue that it may have to do with lack of motivation. Regardless of the speculations, Tracie McMillan conducts research and puts herself into situations and figures out what stops her from eating healthy. Unhealthy eating is an issue with the…

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    broken English while her daughter manages to articulate words correctly, delineating perfect diction. It is forlorn that the two characters possess negative attitudes toward their mothers based on their poor grasp of the English language (Hubel 93). At this point, the readers observe the relationship between immigrants and Americans apropos of their worthiness. The former often feel alienated and left out due to their failure to uphold American values. There is an intense cultural disparity…

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    Diversity and Equality in today’s society It seems today that diversity is something that should be embraced but diversity is as distant as equality. In his essay “People Like Us,” David Brooks acknowledges that American society as a whole does not really embrace diversity and equality. In fact, most Americans group themselves with people who are just like themselves thus leading to the argument that likeness shapes American culture, not diversity and equality. “But people love it. Make no…

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    compare the differences between lifestyles but also reveal to the reader of their attitude toward the American society. In terms of approached subject material, usage of narration for personal experiences, and structure, the author’s writings are almost identical. It is their injection of culture through past occurrences that make it possible to be able to understand the conflict of two societies while still being able to be able to relate to readers who are foreign to a different way of life.…

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    The Loman Family

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    Arthur Miller, author of Death of a Salesman, describes a family that exemplifies a failure of the 1940s. The Loman family ultimately falls to pieces after it is evident their relationships with one another are unhealthy and create more issues. Some readers believe that their crash is a result of insecurity and that things such as expectations are not contributing factors, but one will soon see why other views are more accurate. The demise of the Loman family can be attributed to the pressure…

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    these immigrants is the US because it is scene as the land of hope and dreams, but when these foreign people arrive they face scrutiny and are expected to assimilate to the American culture. In Portes and Zhou’s piece, “Should immigrants assimilate,” they argued that that immigrants shouldn’t be forced to fully assimilate to American culture, but instead be allowed to select certain aspects to assimilate. The authors were able to argue their claim by identifying the problems, such as…

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    The American socio-political climate is an ever changing landscape in which different cultures compete for normality in a state system founded upon the equality of all men. Although these truths are held to be self-evident in the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence, certain groups continually find themselves disenfranchised by changing laws and technology which deem their way of life obsolete and are forced to conform or perish. Nowhere is system of conformity anthologized than in Jack…

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    The Rise and Fall of the American Farm “The welfare of the farmer is vital to that of the whole country” said President Taft in the year (Taft). Farming played a vital role in the American way of life. Farms, were so essential to America, they served as the subject matter for artists, Alexandre Hogue and Anna Robertson Mary Moses. Each artist created a unique vision of the American rural farm that illuminated the emotions that were abundant during a particular time frame. Alexandre…

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