Filipino people Essays

  • The Pros And Cons Of K-12 Education In The Philippines

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    community; if people in the community are educated then economy will be better. If we want to have a better economy of coarse we should have knowledge and skillful graduates that industry needs. To meet the goal we must improve our education system and the key to that is to implement and support k-12 K-12 was implementing starting 2011 and by 2013 president Aquino signed the k-12 into law, adding 3 years to country basic education curriculum. The new k-12 curriculum guide requires all Filipino students

  • Annexed Philippines Dbq

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    when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self-government- that is despotism.” (Doc. A) He was referring to the white man’s tendency to treat people with different skin colors as inferiors, which certainly happened in the Philippines. As Albert J. Beveridge pointed out in Document B, “would not the people of the Philippines prefer the just, human, civilizing government of this republic to the savage, bloody rule… from which we have saved them?” Just, human, civilizing? Strict

  • What Is Multiculturalism In Canada

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    Multiculturalism and its Relationship to Canada’s National Identity Though multiculturalism has been shown to be a wise policy economically and politically, the effects of multiculturalism has unintentionally complicated the Canadian national identity. Though multiculturalism is a significant part of the national identity of Canada, it has brought the population further away from national unity as the country struggles to maintain equality among and respect for all cultures. To derive a national

  • Essay About Donna Cruz

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    and is Filipino by birth. She is popularly known as Donna Cruz and is a recording artist and at the same time an entertainer. She is a member of the prominent Philippine showbiz family Cruz. In year 2006, Cruz returned to the music industry with the release of her eighth studio album Now and Forever. Profile Donna Cruz Yrastorza-Larrazabal was born on February 14, 1977 and is currently 39 years old. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She was born in Manila, Philippines and is Filipino by birth

  • Courageous Character In Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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    Courageous Character Courage means when you are able to do something or stand up for someone or something, despite when people say that you shouldn't do it, or when you know there will be consequences for doing the right thing. Throughout the novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Mildred D. Taylor uses the young Cassie Logan as an example of a young girl with courage, strength, and stands up for her beliefs and her family no matter what gets in her way. Cassie proved she was courageous and brave

  • Mcdonald's Theory Of Scientific Management Of Mcdonalds

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    In the beginning, McDonalds was run by two brothers named Richard and Maurice McDonald who not only owned but ran a hamburger restaurant in San Bernardino ,California in the 1950’s. Ray Kroc saw the potential in McDonalds and had ideas to expand it globally so he founded the McDonalds Corporation in 1955. Today, there are more than 33,000 McDonald’s restaurants globally in 119 countries (REFERENCE/web). McDonald’s applies Scientific Management by Frederick Taylor in their management. Frederick

  • Music In The Philippine Culture

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    zarzuela (called sarswela in the Philippines) and the rondalla, adding more Spanish touches to Filipino folk songs. The Americans, on the other hand, influenced the Philippine music scene by introducing pop and rock, eventually leading to the creation of “Pinoy pop”, which included a wide variety of forms like dance tunes, ballads, rock n’ roll, disco, jazz, and rap. From this, it can be said that to Filipinos, music is more than just a means of entertainment; it is a way to communicate emotions, to

  • The Day I Became Black Analysis

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    like his classmates felt betrayed and all of a sudden, the other kids at school started to give him fist bumps and kids he had never before spoken to, started to speak to him. I like this text because it is very interesting how he describes the way people started to act after they found out that he was African American. At first they didn’t believe him because his skin wasn’t black and he didn’t play basketball or listen to rap, and he felt that the expectations that were set for him, were all stereotypes

  • Loren King: Cultural Differences

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    Although there is only one race among the people, we come from many different cultures from around the world. It is interesting to see all the unique things that come from these different cultures. One of my close friends of five years is Filipino, and I am constantly learning something new about her cultural backgrounds. Loren King is eighteen, from Princeton, West Virginia, and is currently attending WVU. Her father is half Filipino. Her mother was born and raised in the Philippines. Even though

  • Chinese Illusion Act Analysis

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    US with Asian American as a main focus is the New York, Ma-Yi Theatre Ensemble. The theater’s main interest of focus is on the flourishing Filipino population. In the beginning, the theatre performed Filipino plays translated into English. Initially, the executive director there won’t any Filipino American writers, but as it turns out there are a lot of Filipino American writers. The writer simply didn’t have the chance to be known. The theatre performed classic plays with an all Asian cast. In Minneapolis

  • We Don T Sleep Around Like White Girls Do Analysis

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    This is exactly how my parents were while I was growing up I always had curfew versus my brothers. My mom always said what will people think of you just like the Filipina mom said in the article. My white friends would have always asked me why my parents put restrictions on me. It made me realize that everyone’s family is different and my family was one of them. My parents had a

  • What Is Fahrenheit 451 Reflective Essay

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    Reflective Essay on Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury, The author of the book ‘Fahrenheit 451’ used and mentioned things that are related to nature and things that are related to water which basically is under the nature topic. I have read online that Ray Bradbury loved nature and he included nature in the majority of the books he wrote and he also has a known pretty long quote about nature too, but in this book the nature is different. The nature in this book isn't the nature everyone else would

  • The American Dream: The Mobility Of The American Dream

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    accessible to attain back in the days, however, changed over the years. Although the “American Dream” is still possible, many people, minorities are affected by the lack of improvement in social mobility in our society. The American Dream is still alive by being able to live a middle-class lifestyle and by obtaining it through perseverance and hard-work. Within social mobility, many people fail to have a sense of the realization of the American Dream because of the fewer advantages and more problems minorities

  • Parts Of My Cultural Identity

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    background or social class. Other parts of my identity I received through learning and making decisions such as my hobbies and etiquette. It is with these little matters in life that make me able to identify myself as a unique being to myself and to the people I meet.

  • How Does Social Class Affect The American Dream

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    accessible to attain back in the days, however, changed over the years. Although the “American Dream” is still possible, many people, minorities are affected by the lack of improvement in social mobility in our society. The American Dream is still alive by being able to live a middle-class lifestyle and by obtaining it through perseverance and hard-work. Within social mobility, many people fail to have a sense of the realization of the American Dream because of the fewer advantages and more problems minorities

  • Columbina Character Analysis

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    Columbina is one of the many loved stock characters of Commedia dell’ Arte. Perhaps the wisest character and undeniably the most rational, she is most times the only one who has her head on straight. Many describe her to be sassy, sexy and sarcastic. With her quick wit and unabashed flirtatious personality, she brings a strong female aura to the mix. She’s smart, sharp, self-educated and oozes confidence; never afraid to keep her fellow male counterparts in check, (even if it means whacking her own

  • Definition Essay: How Identity Shapes Each Person

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    Identity is such a simple word and yet has so much depth to it. Every being has an identity. The real question is how identity shapes each person. The concept of identity is multi-layered. One can have an identity that pertains to only themself, but one can also have a group identity. At the end of the day, a person’s identity is all that they truly have with them throughout their whole life. Preston identifies three frameworks for analyzing how an identity is formed and transformed. He describes

  • Celebrity Influences

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    the magazine up to read more. We consume celebrity’s private lives as if it is a valuable entity. The growing obsession with celebrities can influence an individual to develop the same opinions and traits as the famous person in mind. A number of people even go to great lengths such as plastic surgery to look similar to their favorite celebrity. Culture identity is the identity or feeling of belonging to a group. It is part of a person’s self-conception and it is related to nationality, ethnicity

  • The Great Gatsby Immoral Money Quotes

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    Immoral Money It is evident that the American Dream is just an unreachable ambition and that people are destined to languish in their journey for money, love, and happiness. Everyone soon learns that the American Dream is just pretending to be the American Nightmare. This is seen in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It follows wealthy Americans on their trek for the American Dream. We see the characters of this book go slowly wander from their path of finding wealth and love and enter a new

  • The Power Of Language In Amyy Tan's Mother Tongue By Amy Tan

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    In her writing, Tan often describes her experiences as the child of Chinese immigrants, growing up in northern California and living in American culture. Tan explains how she has learned to embrace the many Englishes her mother speaks and how her background has also caused her to have different Englishes. While others classify her mother's English as "broken" she finds no fault in it. In Tan's view, just because something is broken does not necessarily mean that it is in need of fixing. In her essay