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  • Asian Indians, East Indians And Indo-Americans

    Asian Indians, East Indians and Indo-Americans are all the same culture, they are Indians. They have an interesting economic history with the United States. Asian Indians have attained some of the highest educational levels of all ethnic groups of Asian descent. Their family and religion have a desire to maintain traditional values of Hinduism. They are one of the oldest civilizations that continue to flourish in the present day. Social History in the US Asian Indians have been migrating to the US since the mid-19th century. At the end of the 19th century there were approximately 2,000 Indians of Sikhs decent working in agriculture or construction trades. Some came to the United States to be merchants or traders or to work in lumber mills…

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  • American Indian Traditions

    The United States of America has a long American Indian history. These people were the first people to inhabit the new world or the Western Hemisphere of the Earth. South Dakota is the current home of the Sioux Nation tribe. South Dakota has ten reservations located in our state, one that covers part of Nebraska (Johnston, n.d., para. 4). South Dakota is one of the many states where American Indian traditions are still celebrated. Through all the struggles and the triumphant Sioux pride has…

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  • Essay On Indian Conflict

    Indian conflict played a significant role in the founding of the United States, starting almost immediately after Christopher Columbus’s landing in the Americas. When the Spanish settlers arrived in the “new land”, they brought crops, livestock, and advancements in weaponry from their homes; this increased violence between tribes and brought new diseases/invasive species to the Native’s land. Along with bringing physical representation of Europe, the Spanish brought religion, offering…

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  • Essay On Indian Stereotypes

    illegal drugs.” These are stereotypes. Most everything that Americans know about Indians is through either “Slumdog Millionaire” or “Big Bang Theory.” What Influence do stereotypes have on people? What is a stereotype, what stereotypes have Indians faced, what were the reactions to the Indian stereotypes, and what patterns can be seen in stereotypes? Graph showing that most people think of black people to be lazy. What is a stereotype: According to Google definitions, a stereotype is a…

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  • Autobiography Of A Hopi Indian Analysis

    The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian was written by Don C. Talayesva. In this book, Don Talayesva talks about his way of life as a Hopi Indian and the hardships of his life. He also mentions the different rituals their culture has and the reasoning for all of the ceremonies. When Don is first introduced to the reader he is talking about when he was in his mother's womb. He and his family believe that Don was a twin but Don’s mother told the doctor how she only wanted one kid. The doctor…

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  • Indian Ocean Trade Dbq

    The 15th through the 18th century was primarily an “Asian Age” due to the advancements in trade and manufacturing. You might wonder how trade could make this time period an “Asian Age”. The answer to this question is simply that trade was a huge ordeal during this time period. Trade was a major source of income for countries and even a source of political and social power. The advancement of the trading routes, new items found and made, and the political and monetary power gained through trade…

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  • Sherman Alexie Indian Belonging

    The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie focuses on teenager Arnold Spirit Jr. growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Always considered an outsider, Junior is further ostracized when he decides to leave the reservation to attend the much richer and whiter Reardan high school. Although most of his tribe sees this decision as a betrayal to who he is, Junior hopes to better himself by leaving the reservation. Through this decision he finds new inner strength, better…

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  • Indian Automobile Industry Analysis

    entering the market, which will lead to strategic planning processes. A summary of findings indicate that although India’s economy, population, and topography is diverse, the Indian automobile industry is one of the most competitive within the global landscape (The Economic Times) and currently represents 7.1…

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  • Indian Culture And Diversity

    Slowly, both the Indian, as well as foreign companies, were started adopting the work culture of each other (Prasad, 2012). Consequently, Prasad (2012) suggested that the condition is making a balance between Indian and foreign work cultures, even though it is forcing the government to make changes in the labor legislations accordingly for the inclusion of more diversified workforce and culture. In summary, we could see that the values of acknowledging the diversity in religion, ethnicity, and…

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  • Indian Soldiers In World War II

    this time were in the need of men during World War 2. Many of them had colonies, and in these colonies, many men were willing to lay down their lives in the name of the Queen. My research question is, To what extent did the Indian Military contribute to Allied victories in World War 2 from 1939-1945? Indian soldiers were selected from many different castes, and religions, including Hindus, Muslims, Christians, and Sikhs. Many, many soldiers were used extensively during the First World War.…

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