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  • The Federal Budget Analysis

    “In a fundamental sense, the federal government is what it spends. Through the budget, the government assists millions of families in meeting basic expenses and provides a financial safety net for the sick, elderly, and other dependent persons” (Professor Allen Schick, “The Federal Budget: Politics, Policy, Processes,” 2007) The Federal Budget of the United States is decided upon by both the President and Congress through a discussion process that often leaves the two parties split on…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Misconception Of Jordan

    My Misconception of Jordan The Middle East was nothing like I experienced it to be. I was expecting to see women fully covered from head to toe and very poor areas. Although that type of lifestyle does exist in the Middle East, I rarely saw it. In the Middle East, I stayed in Amman, Jordan. When I first arrived to my grandmother’s area I noticed every woman had their body and hair covered. The men wore sandals with jeans and regular t-shirts and no one drove nice cars.…

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  • Beringia Argumentative Analysis

    compelling evidence for one to come up with their own conclusion. There are a variety of arguments for where the migration came from like: Asia, Europe, or Beringia. The Asia argument asserts the first migrants came from Siberia, the Solutrean hypothesis argues that people came from Europe (Oppenheimer et al,. 2014). In Beringia there was ice-free corridor between Asia and the Americas, that allowed people to migrate (Goebel et al., 2008). The continental route argues that the first migrants…

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  • The Asian American Dream

    perhaps one of the most diverse ethnic groups in America. The large vastness of Asian descent in America is as broad as the Asian continent. They have roots from various countries such as Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, China, Japan, India, Cambodia, Pacific Islanders, and more (Singh, 2009). It is common to see that East Asian American students have higher test scores, GPAs, or SAT scores (Singh, 2009) but what is left out is that there is plethora of different ethnic groups that stand under…

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  • Asian Family Stereotypes

    Many studies on family and race, specifically Asians prove that people’s lives are structured in a certain way and have a clear impact on their life chances. Although these statements are true and relatable on a personal level, some of these facts are beginning to wane away. An example of this would be a quote from Yen-Chun Cheryl Chen and Jui-Chung Allen Li “the father-son axis is fundamental to the family relations in East Asian societies,” (62) this must have been true for past generations…

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  • Democracy In The Middle East

    Before entering the course, I believed that democracy in the Middle East was a viable option but that, because of many cultural reasons, was not the best option for that region. Now, having taken this course and learned about the different aspects of Middle East governance, I do not think that democracy is a viable option at all. It is not the matter of democracy cannot succeed in the Middle East or anything like that, it is the matter of democracy not being properly suited for societies like…

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  • Individual Rights And Economic Gain

    to become the most powerful. Impacting countries such as France, Spain and England, the desire for economic gain and increased rights greatly changed the world. As these nations searched for an alternate trade route that would allow them to reach Asia and its wealth, the New World was discovered. The New World boasted an abundance of possible riches, and in turn allowed countries to do whatever was necessary to secure them. This hunger for the wealth in the Americas did lead to some…

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  • Swot Analysis Of The Cheesecake Factory

    Background The Cheesecake Factory is an upscale casual dining concept that offers over 200 menu items including appetizers, pizza, seafood, steaks, chicken, burgers, pasta, specialty items, salads, sandwiches, omelets and desserts, including approximately 50 varieties of cheesecake and other baked desserts. Grand Lux Cafe and RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen are also upscale casual dining concepts offering approximately 200 and 75 menu items, respectively. The mission statement of the company is…

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  • My Vietnamese Identity

    With every passing moment, I became more distant with my Vietnamese heritage and become closer with my desire for an American one. I wanted nothing to do with being Vietnamese or Asian because all that it had brought me was a sense of inferiority and constant bullying. My desire to suppress my Vietnamese identity brings up a point that is brought up by Ms. Mori, the protagonist’s friend with benefits. During one of their conversations, she asks, “So why are we supposed to not forget our culture…

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  • Child Soldiers In Syria

    Numerous social issues are spreading rapidly around the world, but the social issue of child soldiers has had a drastic increase in recent years. Currently, about 250,000 child soldiers exist worldwide (“Child Soldiers” World Vision). Although the recruitment of child soldiers has existed for several years, currently in various regions rebellious organizations along with military forces of countries have increased the recruitment of child soldiers. Specifically, children in the Middle East face…

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