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  • Komagata Maru Essay

    multi-cultural country today. Canada had a main focus to exclude Chinese, Japanese and Indian immigrants. In 1904, Canada raised the head tax which is a tax on incoming Chinese laborers, to $500 which is equal to two years ' gross earnings of a Chinese laborer here (Hannant). This had made it harder for Chinese, Japanese and Indian immigrants to come as if they moved here they would be put in poverty. Having a head tax stopped many Chinese immigrant but not enough Indian immigrants as Canadian…

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  • Impact Of Language In English Language

    I was shocked and impressed by the statements in the podcast, that most of the content was the first time for me to hear. Because I do not know much stuff of linguistics and common knowledge about languages, I cannot decide whether the facts in the podcast are right. I would assume that most of what they said was truth, but I will make adjustments to my knowledge about linguistics and languages in the future. As an evolving language, English speakers have borrowed words from all other languages…

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  • Analysis Of Professor Chang's Fateful Ties

    In the first chapter of Professor Chang’s book Fateful Ties, Professor Chang mentions that even if most American politicians supported Chinese government’s decision of trying to block the intrusive opium trade, the Americans still joined the opium trade in order to gain interests for America itself. In addition, even though historians present America’s awe of China as preoccupation, what…

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  • Importance Of Wedding Day Rituals

    marriage that brings together family and friends who all have a chance to take part in the joyous occasion. Although anyone can have a wedding, every wedding is different in every culture. Most of us know how American weddings go but what about Chinese weddings? Are they anything like American weddings or are they completely different? In America we all know how marriage starts. A man or woman (traditionally the man) gets down on one knee and asks the partner to marry them. If their partner…

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  • Ang Lee's Pushing Hands, Wedding Banquet, And Eat Drink Man Woman

    “domestic” refers to not only family, but also nation and Chinese culture; and “tragicomedy” indicates the elaborated melancholic immigrant culture in both Chinese and Chinese diaspora with a light-hearted tone (193). Indeed, Lee’s bold innovative presentation of immigrant subjectivities challenged conventional Chinese value of sexual orientation, love relationship and marriage (Ma 191). However, Lee also presented the conservative aspect of Chinese tradition in the films…

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  • Intertwined Core Concepts Of My Culture

    My Culture Although I was born in China, my memory of my life there is like a blurry, monochromatic photo and, sometimes, it pains me to feel that mild sense of detachment from my beautiful heritage and culture. However, my genuine interest in Chinese language and culture is the reason why I will always persist in retaining this important aspect of my identity. Sophomore year marked the end of the Middle Years Program at our school. Our final assignment was our personal project, where we were…

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  • Cultural Differences And Conflicts In Who's Irish By Gish Irish

    Have you ever heard the racial joke that begins with “An American, a Chinese and a Hispanic man are in a plane?” Or how about the one that takes place with different religious leaders meeting in a casual bar? If you live in the United States, especially California I would assume you would have heard these jokes or similar ones. Although they are extremely offensive, they help show how culturally diverse our country is. Being culturally diverse, many people of different religions and…

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  • Gender Inequality And Occupational Segregation

    explore this social phenomenon by targeting the Chinese immigrant women in Toronto, the topic becomes even more worthwhile to address since Chinese immigrants group is the second largest visible minority group in Toronto with a number over 1,324,700 in 20111 and the feminization of labor force has significant impacts on the family structure as well as the development of our next generations. Thus, the research question of this paper is: How do immigrant Chinese mothers in Toronto manage…

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  • Greek Rationalism, Daoism And Confucianism

    Greece around 600 and 300 B.C.E. when Greek rationalism emerged. Now imagine living in China during the warring states period when Chinese philosophies emerged. Do you think life in both of these different regions would be more similar or different? Which region would you rather live in Greece or China? Why? Okay, well during the time Greek rationalism and the Chinese philosophies like Legalism, Daoism, and Confucianism, emerged they shaped the political systems and most importantly the beliefs…

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  • Parental Pressure Case Study

    Parental Pressure Experienced by Chinese American High School Students According to the data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Chinese Americans are the largest ethnic group of Asian demographic in the United States. Their population has been increasing tremendously by 37.9% in this decade (Hoeffel 15). Being one of the largest ethnic group in the United States, their presence has significant impacts on various aspects that relate to the overall development of the country, these include but not…

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