Amritpal Singh Lewis Cheng Asia 100 A March 13, 2018 China Population Management and The One Child Policy China is considered as the largest populated country in the world. According to the last survey conducted by the Government of China in January 2013, its population was nearly more than 1.35 Billion making it the number one ranked populated country of the world (“China Population”). China is holding its One Child policy for more than 35 years which means that each couple should have only one child at most to reduce its population growth and there are mixed-up consequences (pros and cons) of this policy or restriction. The One Child policy has come to effect since 1979 by the then government of China.
What China was trying to achieve with the One Child Policy was fix a problem they had caused in the first place, when, Mao Zedong, encouraged having more children to have more future workers, and discouraged the use of birth controls (Intro). The One Child Policy came into place in 1980, effected the ethnicity of Han Chinese and was definitely not one of China’s best ideas. It caused many hardships for the citizens of China. The policy was unnecessary for many of three reasons: the fertility rate was already dropping, there is a huge gender and age imbalance, as well as it is to blame for some of the youth’s social issues. From 1970 to 1979 there was a big reduction in fertility rates in China from 5.8 to 2.7, which was prior to the One
A new born baby in a family brings so much joy and love, nevertheless in China there is a limit to childbirth which only allows one child in a family. The one child policy was started on the year of 1979, which was first promoted in China. The reason one child policy was proposed was because the population in China was uncontrolled, overgrown, creating it hard for the Chinese to improve. However, the one child policy caused many problems such as the rise in elderly population, gender imbalance and death of innocent children.
Yes, concerns about major social and political revolution were justified at the time of the Great Depression. After the stock market crashed, banks failed as well as a result of millions of Americans withdrawing their money. Unemployment ensued because of the rapid decrease of consumer spending. These all mostly affected the working class, since they were the ones who went out of work when the Depression hit. Additionally, the big disparity of wealth between the rich and poor encouraged the Depression; 32% of the country’s wealth went to the richest 5% of people, while only 10% when to the poorest 42%.
During the nineteenth century economic changes increased the amount of European industrial workers. Conditions under which they lived and worked improved along with the availability of jobs for women. Ultimately, the industrial revolution and the agricultural revolution lead to migration to cities for factory work. Theses changes in conditions for industrial workers were caused by the debate between government involvement in economics and if workers themselves have to take the initiative to create changes. English economists argue that the government should not get involved in helping the poor.
The Great DepressionTopic: the great depressionQuestion: How did the great depression affect americans?Thesis statement:The great depression affected americans because it destroyed their economy. Millions of families lost theirs savings as many banks collapsed in the 1930’s. The Great Depression was the worst economic drop of all times in the industrial world1. The Great Depression began because of a stock market crash in 1929 and came to end ten years later in 1939, around 15 million americans were unemployed and about half of the American banks failed. It was one of the darkest era in the United States.
The Black Plague had multitude of impacts in cultural, religious and economic influences. While the effects were positive and negative, they also contributed to the decline of feudalism, ending the Middle Ages and the emergence of the Renaissance. It also had an incredible impacts on culture in art and literature. Art and literature took a dark tone to represent the bleakness of the 14th century. Art was full of death and destruction.
(Naughton, 2007) China the country that has the largest population that covers 20% of the world since the 19th century. This is related to its huge size and some other reasons. However, China has faced two major problems in the past that affected its population to decrease rapidly. The first problem happened after World War II era and it was about the famine that Chinese people suffered.
“The American Dream is “ that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” James Truslow Adams first stated in his book The Epic of American. He emphasized that, “the American dream does not represent a quest for wealth or material abundance, but rather a version for self-actualization and personal fulfillment.” In the years after the Second World War, America was defined by an unprecedented period of economic prosperity.
The use of personality cult has been a popular method demonstrated in many countries. Countries like Russia and China have utilized a “cult of personality” in post war regimes to help maintain stability in the country. However, China is a special case in the amount of its prevalent use of identity cult. Despite the current disposition towards Mao Zedong, the achievement in remaining a part of Chinese culture and history was successful. The importance of personality cult has been the foundation and the reason for the people’s admiration for Mao Zedong.
Inequality is a very large issue today in America and is something often swept under the rug and covered up with media's headlines and distractions. If we could just momentarily rewind and go back to the early 1920s where our unemployment rate reached an astronomical height briefly reaching an exceedingly high rate at 11%, however, future president Herbert Hoover, however, current commerce in secretary convincingly convinced major industrial leaders to voluntarily increase wages and production in order to help out this drowning economy. As the economy grew due to an increase in wages and production it, unfortunately, crashed again during The Great Crash in 1929.During this time since less than 1% of any American people owned any stock, Treasury