Frances Xavier Cabrini

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  • Mother Cabrini Research Paper

    Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, Mother Cabrini, was an Italian saint who was sent to America to help the immigrants. She took a stand for all the immigrants by helping and taking care of them when others didn’t, and because of that, she became the first American saint. Frances, or Francesca, was born on July 15, 1850 in S’ant Angelo Lodigiano. Her parents were Agostino Cabrini and Stella Oldini. (Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus). Her family was a very nice, but poor family. Francesca was the youngest of thirteen children, but sadly only four of the children lived to be over one year old (McCabe). When Francesca was born her mother, Stella Oldini was fifty-two years old. On that day Francesca doves came to her father’s land. Her father harmed one dove trying to protect his wife and new daughter, but after he cured it and set it free because he knew it was wrong. That was the reason that she was baptised the same day. (McCabe) As a baby, she was really fragile so no one thought she would live very long. (Eternal Word) One thing that was happening in America during Mother Cabrini’s lifetime was The Age of…

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  • Challenges Immigrants Face

    What are the biggest challenges immigrants face when going to America and to what extent can they be overcome? The issues focused on in the essay are the biggest challenges that immigrants face in their day-to-day lives in a new place. An immigrant is someone who moves to another country permanently. Some issues they struggle with most are the cultural differences, the language barrier and trying to make a living. Those points and more are explored through the sources used to write this essay.…

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  • Euro Disney Case Study: Euro Disney

    Euro Disney is a case study of the result of when a company’s culture conflicts with a national culture. Euro Disney chose France as the location to build its theme park, and Disney dreamed to gain revenues and become successful as it did in Tokyo Disney Park. Disney forecasted the project by locating the theme park in French because it is a very popular destination for vacation; French has five weeks for break versus the United States has only two to three weeks of break. Also, the location in…

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  • Migration In The European Union

    In 2014, the number of Middle-Eastern and North African migrants that reached European soil via the Mediterranean Sea was 182,156 (Guerin). This migration to Europe has risen to a much talked about issue in the European Union (EU). The drowning migrants are victims of persecution and political unrest (Squires). Though the voyage to Europe is extremely life threatening, the migrants rush to the continent in search for safety and opportunities. However, the EU is not fully upholding its social…

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  • The Hunger Games: Katniss Everdeen In The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games What does it mean to be a hero in an exciting fantasy Adventure? The most important question who wouldn’t want to be the hero of any story? And that’s what happens with Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games. She’s a girl that was in a situation where she didn’t want to be the hero and was forced or I should say chose to force her self to be the hero. This is a story of a higher power force to destroy civilians and make them live under fear and turn them into weak creatures. The…

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  • Eiffel Tower Essay

    Built and designed by Alexendre-Gustave Eiffel in 1887 the Eiffel tower can be considered as one of the most incredible engineering feats ever created. However now project ever gets executed without complications and the Eiffel tower is a good example of this. This report will discuss several aspects of the engineering process of the Eiffel tower. The engineering problem statement of the Eiffel tower was to build a suitable monument for the Paris World’s fair which would commemorate the French…

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  • Immigration Reform In France

    immigration remains a salient issue for all political parties in France, and although many outlooks on immigration are different, they lean towards xenophobia (Hollifield 167). Many French natives, saying that immigrants are the reason for the economic and social issues within France, often call upon reform. Those in favor of reform cite that social differences are at the heart of the problem with the immigrants. With a large number of immigrants settling into France, the proverbial “French…

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  • Arc De Triumph: The Statue Of Liberty

    During my time in Paris, I was lucky enough to see various monuments that I could only dream of seeing. Each monument I saw is imperative to France as well as the city of Paris. As an American, being in France was interesting experience not only because of the cultural differences. It was interesting because many of the monumental structures I saw were the models for monumental structures back in the United States. For example, the Arc de Triumph has a similar version called the Grand Army Plaza…

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  • Environmental Effects On American Refugees

    With age come many challenges, especially for refugees. Combined with the pressure to assimilate to a new culture, the trials of old age put the mental health of refugees at serious risk. At time when more than 59 million people are displaced worldwideㅡthe highest on record according to UN reportsㅡless than half of those individuals have received refugee status. Based on data from the United Nations refugee agency, around 3 percent of the refugees coming to the U.S. are 60 years old or older. …

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  • Refugees Scenarios

    During the show, Oliver plays a video from FOX news that shows people on a train in France who are shouting “Allahuhakbar” (Last Week Tonight) which means God is great. The newscaster says she’s not saying they’re terrorists however the caption underneath contradicts her statement when it says “Terrorists Inbound?” (Last Week Tonight). The audience begins to understand where Oliver is coming from with his criticism by allowing us to view the video before he makes any comments. Oliver is able to…

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