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    Italians and Their Untold Story of Migration Since the beginning of time and the early days of civilization for as long as we can go back into time there has always been higher powers that exert themselves with control over others. This supremacy over others constitutes to slavery and racism not only in our nation but the world as a whole from sea to sea throughout history. Slavery and racism has played a drastic part of our history as this practice preaches total control over other beings while being discriminatory of another race. It 's a condition that has caused people of many different nationalities to experience feelings of being inferior to those in or believed to be in power. From the early days of Columbus “finding”…

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    Italian-American Culture

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    Italian-American Culture When most people hear the term Italian-American, they begin to think of the Godfather, Rocky, the mafia, or even Fonzie from Happy Days. But, Italian-America is much more than the characters portrayed in films. Italian-American culture is a culture that has evolved through history despite discrimination and hardships. While they faced prejudice at first, they are now seen as a monumental contributor to the immensely diverse culture of the United States of America known…

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    Ciao!-hello! The culture of Italy caught my attention because both of my parents have an Italian ancestry. My father’s great grandparents emigrated from Rome, Italy during a time of economical debt. Although my family no longer lives in Italy, we have very similar customs to those who do. Italy is one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever seen with a rather fascinating economical history. I am captivated to learn more about Italy and its customs. To begin, the nation of Italy is a beautiful…

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    The Italian American Discourse Community During the past couple of weeks I have been observing the Italian discourse community, which I am apart of as my immediate family are Italian-Americans. Through the many observations, I have been able to grasp a better understanding on how distinct the Italian-American community is in comparison to the other communities around me. I examined the community Italian-American discourse community rigorously and I found many characteristics that make the…

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    La Madonna Research Paper

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    their homeland, many of which were centered on their devotion to their Catholic faith and to their families. The American-born children of these immigrants often felt oppressed by and disconnected from their parents’ values and ideals, and tensions between the immigrants and their children often ran high. While the Italian immigrants were devoted to their faith and on conscious, intentional, and spiritual levels, it seems that many of their children continued their religious and familial values…

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    One of the events in his narrative brings us to an Italy where Lorenzon is rarely present—an Italy where all of the adversities that fail to touch Lorenzo in his bubble persevere. On a ride in Rome, Niccolo places different elements of a failing Italy in front of Lorenzo’s eyes to taunt him. On this car ride, Lorenzo encounters a Lazio supporter which symbolizes a Facist reaction towards the government. Dirty cobble stones are also a representation of the Italian governement’s failure to improve…

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    Introduction The 19th century movement towards Italian unification which concluded in the establishment of The Kingdom of Italy on March 4th 1861 is called ‘’the Risorgimento’’. ‘’The Risorgimento was an ideological and literary movement that helped to arouse the national consciousness of the Italian people, and it led to a series of political events that freed the Italian states from foreign domination and united them politically.’’ (Risorgimento | Italian history | Britannica.com. 2015) The…

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    Anthony Di Renzo wrote a scholarly article about a personal experience with Italian – American food. Jane Dixon composed a research database reflecting on the distribution and consumption of chicken in Australia. Comparing these two articles has similarities and differences. Both authors discuss the importance of food and why it is consumed more than other types of food. Dixon sets her article up as a formal paper where as Di Renzo made it more informal and personal to the readers. Bitter…

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    In “History of Italian Immigration”, Alexandra Molnar introduces readers to a new era of immigration, known as ‘New Immigration’, which resulted in America opening up its gates to millions of Italian immigrants, among others. This foreign population consisted of two classes: laborers, and the more elite and educated craftsman. Molnar goes on to explain, that considering the massive influx of Italians to America, they made up a significant amount of the work force, integrating into society as…

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    Research Paper On Italy

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    Italy’s Culture Ciao! This is Italian for “Hello!” The culture of Italy is a of particular interest to me because all of my dad’s side of the family is Italian and has Italian ancestry. My father’s Grandparents were born and raised in Italy, and spoke all Italian. Italy has the most romantic people in the whole word, just before Paris. Some cultural practices that they do in Italy, is that their most popular sport is “football” or soccer. Although my family is a Italian family, we don’t always…

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