LaDissertation.com - Dissertations, fiches de lectures, exemples du BAC
Recherche

Myths and heroes the american dream dissertations et mémoires

Recherche

5 158 Myths and heroes the american dream dissertations gratuites 851 - 875 (affichage des premiers 1 000 résultats)

Dernière mise à jour : 17 Mai 2016
  • Idea of Progress: Where go the technology, and one day, will it submerge us ?

    Idea of Progress: Where go the technology, and one day, will it submerge us ?

    Idea of progress The notion I’m going to deal with is « The idea of progress ». To begin with, I’d like to state the definition of the notion : so the Idea of progress is the theory that the different advances in technology, sciences, and social organization can produce an improvement in the human condition. I’m going to speak about the technological progress’ and the question that can be raised is the following :

    539 Mots / 3 Pages
  • The pink and blue project de JeongMee Young

    The pink and blue project de JeongMee Young

    Diapo 1 : Bjr je vais vous présenter une œuvre de JeongMee Yoon qui s'intitule « The pink and blue project ». Sommaire Diapo 2 : Montrer les images et lire la légende JeongMee Yoon a fait une série de + de 50 photographies. Je vais vous parlez de 2 photographies extraites de cette série. Diapo 3 : JeongMee Yoon est née en 1969 à Séoul en Corée du Sud. Elle travaille avec des enfants

    676 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Anglais, espaces et échanges, Is the USA a country of spaces and exchanges?

    Anglais, espaces et échanges, Is the USA a country of spaces and exchanges?

    I am going to talk about the notion “spaces and exchanges”. In order to illustrate this notion, I have chosen documents about the USA and the American Dream. We can wonder if the USA is a country of spaces and exchanges or not. On the one hand, we can say that the US is a country of spaces and exchanges. For example, we can talk about “New Horizons”, it’s an extract from an American

    598 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Discuss the barriers underrepresented groups face in developing a career in the legal profession, examine the case in favour of diversity, and critically evaluate the effectiveness of measures taken in the legal profession to promote diversity in England

    Discuss the barriers underrepresented groups face in developing a career in the legal profession, examine the case in favour of diversity, and critically evaluate the effectiveness of measures taken in the legal profession to promote diversity in England

    The legal profession in England and Wales has long held a reputation for being dominated by people who are “heterosexual, white, middle-class and male” . In a society which is becoming increasingly diverse, the idea of the “heterosexual, white, middle-class and male” lawyer is more unrepresentative of society than ever before and as Lady Hale rightly states, “it is wrong for [the law] to be wielded by such an unrepresentative section of the population” .

    1 911 Mots / 8 Pages
  • Taxation: Artist and sportsmen, example of the problem

    Taxation: Artist and sportsmen, example of the problem

    Taxation Artist and sportsmen example of the problem When artistes and sportsmen perform abroad they pay income tax in two countries. Not only in their residence country on their world-wide income, but also in the country of performance. Reasons for this source tax are that countries want to eliminate the risk of tax avoidance, because the foreigner would not mention the income in its tax return in the residence country or would have moved his

    416 Mots / 2 Pages
  • What is the nature of the link cost/contribution of the culture, economic difficulties and luxury ?

    What is the nature of the link cost/contribution of the culture, economic difficulties and luxury ?

    Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, defined by everything from social habits and arts. Culture appears to have become key in our interconnected world. However, in a period of economic crisis, following cultural habits can be costfull to people. Thereby, what is the nature of the link cost/contribution of the culture, economic difficulties and luxury ? In period of economic crisis, Culture can be considered as a luxury :

    335 Mots / 2 Pages
  • The colonial period : Revolution for independence over the 17th and 18th centuries.

    The colonial period : Revolution for independence over the 17th and 18th centuries.

    Recall of history The colonial period : Revolution for independence over the 17th and 18th centuries. Indeed, there were lots of immigrants for different reasons. Some of them were starving, they needed money, they were persecuted in their country so there was also political reasons → they settled in the USA and this first period of colonization had european origins (période de colonisation d’origine Européenne). Immigrants settled in colony, and at the beginning of the

    6 829 Mots / 28 Pages
  • Idée de progrès: How can indigenous people adapt to the modern world ? And Is it a good thing to keep their traditions alive ?

    Idée de progrès: How can indigenous people adapt to the modern world ? And Is it a good thing to keep their traditions alive ?

    I’m going to talk about The idea of progress. To begin with, I’d like to state a definition of progress. Progress is the idea that the world and the society can evolve positively in therms of sciences, technology, modernization, living condition, etc. However, the idea of progress is still debate between those who consider that it’s beneficial and those for whom it’s harmful. Now I propose that we look at our sequence and its

    453 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Environmental Emergencies: Firstly we will see the types and causes of pollution and secondly we will see the consequences of pollution and finally we will look how to fight pollution ?

    Environmental Emergencies: Firstly we will see the types and causes of pollution and secondly we will see the consequences of pollution and finally we will look how to fight pollution ?

    Environmental Emergencies Firstly we will see the types and causes of pollution and secondly we will see the consequences of pollution and finally we will look how to fight pollution ? PARTY I First of all, we will see the atmospheric pollution. The atmospheric pollution has harmful effects on human health and the environment. There are two types of air pollution. The pollution bound to the human activity (car, industry, heating) and the natural pollution

    351 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Notion Spaces and exchanges: Why did people immigrate to the USA through the centuries ?

    Notion Spaces and exchanges: Why did people immigrate to the USA through the centuries ?

    Today , we're going to talk about the notion Spaces and Exchanges so, to introduce the topic , I'm going to give a definition : An exchange is the act of giving or receiving something in substitution for something else. Today , these exchanges can take several forms such as economis exchanges (work exchanges, exchange of goods, trading across borders) , they can be cultural exchanges ( exchange of ideas, information, education) or they can

    1 046 Mots / 5 Pages
  • Places and forms of power: What is the power of the press and what relations it will maintain with its readers?

    Places and forms of power: What is the power of the press and what relations it will maintain with its readers?

    We studied the topic of "places and forms of power" that talks about the different types of power, we have focused on the press and the power which can have. For this we will first study the major newspapers that exists in British then we will comment the danger is the internet to the press and we would end up studying what a journalist he has the power and influence among the population. What is

    479 Mots / 2 Pages
  • The idea of progress: Has progress been enough important in India to considerate that it is now a contemporary and progressive country?

    The idea of progress: Has progress been enough important in India to considerate that it is now a contemporary and progressive country?

    INTRODUCTION The notion I am going to talk about is « The Idea of Progress ». So, the Idea of Progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change. It can be a technical, scientific or social advance which contributes to making the world a better place. This was the definition but to really understand this notion I will take as example: the situation of India, which has been a British

    437 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Development of countries, and within countries, causes social inequalities across the globe.

    Development of countries, and within countries, causes social inequalities across the globe.

    Ly Maxence 2nde9 Geography-SI Development of countries, and within countries, causes social inequality across the globe. This essay will show how the development of some countries can cause social inequalities and see what or who is the liable for creating poverty when a little part of the population is more rich every day. Firstable, it will explain what are the different considerations and caracterisations of social inequalities to find who can be the cause of

    813 Mots / 4 Pages
  • The real estate crisis that affected the United States between 2006 and 2007.

    The real estate crisis that affected the United States between 2006 and 2007.

    Introduction Today we will talk about the real estate crisis that affected the United States between 2006 and 2007. This real estate crisis also called the "subprime crisis", has greatly affected the United States. This crisis that should have remained in the United States, and more particularly the real estate sector, has finally spread all over the world. This spread is the result of a technique that is in the midst of finance, securitization. As

    491 Mots / 2 Pages
  • The Importance of Mission and Vision Statement

    The Importance of Mission and Vision Statement

    The importance of Vision and Mission - If an organization cannot define it's "reason for existing (Mission) or "where it is going" (Vision), how can it align the resources towards a successful future? It defines the character of an organization and allows it to differentiate itself form competitors by answering three key questions: What do we do, for whom do we do it, and what is the benefit. - A vision serves as a guide

    275 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Places and Forms of power: How have African-Americans achieved recognition ?

    Places and Forms of power: How have African-Americans achieved recognition ?

    Places and Forms of power I'm going to talk about the notion "places and forms of power" with the theme of blacks in the USA. I will answer the essential question :"How have African-Americans achieved recognition ?". First, I will give a Black History Overview, then, I will explain how politics and "civil disobedience" contributed to African-American recognition and, last, how Black musicians and artists helped to make the voice of their community heard and

    555 Mots / 3 Pages
  • The myth of King Kong

    The myth of King Kong

    In order to bring another light to the issue raised, as a 3rd document, I have choosen The myth of King Kong, more precisely a remake of the 1933 film of the same name, the film of Peter Jackson on 2005. We can identificate a mythic odd couple in characters of King Kong and Ann Darrow(played by Naomi Watts). King Kong is a terrible Monster, an enormous gorilla who reign over an island of dinosaurs

    574 Mots / 3 Pages
  • The idea of progress: The quest for eternal youth and immortality

    The idea of progress: The quest for eternal youth and immortality

    The idea of progress: The quest for eternal youth and immortality The notion I am going to present today is “The idea of progress”. To begin with, I would like first to define this notion. The idea of progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change which contributes to making the world a better place. These progresses can be made in different fields as science (medical advance, cloning, …) , technology

    743 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Spaces and exchanges: Who pushes the foreigners to come to the United States? What is the trigger of the immigration?

    Spaces and exchanges: Who pushes the foreigners to come to the United States? What is the trigger of the immigration?

    ORAL D’ANGLAIS I’m going to talk about the notion Spaces and exchanges . Firstly, I am going to define the notion ; This notion deals with the geographical and symbolic areas that all societies occupy and the interactions between men and different societies. Our world is built on the exploration and conquest of new spaces. The different cultural, economic, sociological and language interactions have shaped and characterized our modern-day world. For introduce this notion i’m

    530 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Walmart - Cultural differences in work ethics in the USA and Germany

    Walmart - Cultural differences in work ethics in the USA and Germany

    Walmart is an American multinational retail corporation that has more than 8,500 stores in 15 countries, under different names of subsidiaries. It is the biggest private employer in the world. Walmart has always been a huge success around the world until it started to set up shops in Germany. Even though America and Europe share similar way of living, its implantation to Germany did not go as well as expected. As a matter of fact,

    566 Mots / 3 Pages
  • The U.Sv federal Reserve bank and the European bank.

    The U.Sv federal Reserve bank and the European bank.

    The U.S Federal Reserve Bank and the European Center Bank 1. The Federal Reserve’s System, The Fed Federal: States’ rights -> California has the power; means the power is for all states * Gay marriage is federal law (in 50 states) * Same situation in Europe with the decision of E.U Financial Service Industry * Government institution (FADE) * Supranational Institutions The Federal Reserve System, the Fed * was established by Congress: The Federal Reserve

    723 Mots / 3 Pages
  • POLITICS IN THE VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN PERIOD

    POLITICS IN THE VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN PERIOD

    POLITICS IN THE VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN PERIOD Bill = when Parliament makes the law, this law is called and ACT when a BILL is passed, it becomes and ACT a BILL is a proyet that becomes an act 1832 REFORM BILL Extended the franchise (the right to vote) And the BILL was passed in the middle of a social and political crises It was first of all an economic crises, with very high unemployment rate

    7 747 Mots / 31 Pages
  • "Space and exchanges", do global cities really have influence over the world?

    "Space and exchanges", do global cities really have influence over the world?

    The notion of: “Space and exchanges” Today I’m going to talk about the notion “Space and exchanges”. The different spaces of the world are nowadays more and more connected to each of the world. An exchange is a general movement. The exchanges can appear on many forms: people, trade, information. Do global cities really have influence over the world? In the first part, we will see the good impact over the world, secondly we will

    369 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Implications of Zamboanga Siege to Money, Credit, Banking and The Economic Activities of Zamboanga City

    Implications of Zamboanga Siege to Money, Credit, Banking and The Economic Activities of Zamboanga City

    Implications of Zamboanga Siege to Money, Credit, Banking and The Economic Activities of Zamboanga City The Zamboanga siege caused by the Moro National Liberation Front or MNLF contributed to a temporary stop of business operations in the city. It was one way to assure the safety of the citizens from what was happening outside the different structures in the city. But because of the cease of operations, both the city and its citizens were affected

    3 680 Mots / 15 Pages
  • What are the impacts/avantages and drawbacks of social networks on our future life ?

    What are the impacts/avantages and drawbacks of social networks on our future life ?

    Anglais Today I am going to talk about social networks. A social network is a website or an application which is free, you just have to give your personnal informations. It’s a way of communication and to be close to people. So what are the impacts/avantages and drawbacks of social networks on our future life ? To illustrate the notion of Porgress, we studied in class the theme of Facebook, and the person who have

    676 Mots / 3 Pages