This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Mix Racial And Cultural Groups Are Growing In The United States

857 words - 4 pages

Rough Draft- Descriptive Essay- My Bedroom
Posted by: Hilary Giblin on: October 26, 2009
* In: Uncategorized
* Leave a Comment
As I sit bundled up in a warm, brown, comfy hoodie and a big, pink blanket, I say to myself, “Where is my favourite place to be?”  Well that’s easy, it’s here in my room.  My room is the one place I can be me.  I can be perfectly content by myself in this room, or happily laying watching TV with my boyfriend.  When sitting on my pink, candy cane, stripped bed with my lime green, fluffy to the touch blanket and hot pink and black pillows, I look around my room and I notice that all my walls are different yet they all tie perfectly together.
On the wall ...view middle of the document...

  My lamp is orange fabric with pink hanging circles all around it.
Looking to my left the wall is mainly covered by a large, grand, floor length mirror.  When I do my makeup in the morning, my mirror is crispy, cold, and refreshing to the touch as I wipe the smudges of mascara off of it.  Above my mirror is a picture of the Ottawa buildings and landscapes.  Beside that is my black and white clock.  I hear it tick, tock, tick, tock everyday and every night.  Below my tick, tock clock is a wooden decoration.  It has three coloured chinese symbols on it.  Faith comes first in a rustic, gold.  Next is love with a warm, rosy pink, and last is family in a rich, royal blue.  I love this wall the most because I can see who I am, where I came from, and who, and what I care most about.
Behind me is my third wall.  It’s the wall with the important things, by door, and my bed.  I have a side table that my mum and I painted a lilac, and crisp white.  It reminds me of how the flowers look right when the snow starts to melt in the beginning of spring.  On top of my side table I have a sleek, silver, and clear lamp with a deep, black, round lamp shade.  Next to my side table in my luxurious, comforting, come lay in me...

Other Papers Like Mix Racial and Cultural Groups Are Growing in the United States

Most People Living In The Eastern United States Are Not

921 words - 4 pages this area of the country. Snowmobiling is a popular sport as well throughout Canada and is consistently growing in the northern United States. It also is very popular in the colder regions of Europe. Many environmentalists contend that snowmobiles are a threat to wildlife, plant life and air quality. In addition, snowmobiles are very noisy machines and are generally used in rural areas disturbing the peaceful out-of-doors.A typical snowmobile

The Ku-Klux-Klan: a Racial Organisation in the United States

4999 words - 20 pages The Ku-Klux-Klan: a racial organisation in the United States Table of Contents 1. Preface 1 2. History and development of the Ku-Klux-Klan 1 2.1 The first Klan 1 2.2 The second Klan: 1915- 1944 2 2.3 The third Klan: 1944-1976 4 2.4 The fourth Klan 5 2.5 The fifth Klan or 33-5 6 2.6 The Ku-Klux-Klan today 7 3. Structure and traditions of the Ku-Klux-Klan 8 3.1 Appearance, Symbols and Rituals 9 4. Conclusion 11

Growing China: Will China Share Superpower Status with United States?

1656 words - 7 pages Growing China: Will China Share Superpower Status with United States? After the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, United States has remained her superpower status and has established her hegemony all around the world. In the 21st century, everybody waits for a country to fill the gap that was left by the Soviet Union to compete with the United States. Now, China is the most potential country that can be a superpower competing with US. China

Racial and Ethnic Groups

1102 words - 5 pages Racial and Ethnic Groups ETH/125 Racial and Ethnic Groups The following is a summary of Mexican American, Puerto Rican American, Central/South American, and Cuban Americans linguistic, political, social, economic, religious, and familial conventions. Mexican Americans are one of the largest Hispanic or Latino Groups in America today. They make up roughly 66% of the Hispanic or Latino population. Many came to the United States hoping for

Children and Poverty in the United States

1851 words - 8 pages RUNNING HEAD: Children & Poverty in the United States Children & Poverty in the United States Kylon D. Shipp SOC120 University of Phoenix In the United States, there are millions of families with children who live at or below the poverty guidelines set by the federal government. The federal poverty income level is around $22,050 a year for a family of four, and it takes about twice that amount to cover the basic needs and

Race and Inprisonment in the United States

1687 words - 7 pages victimized the black man in the “get tough on crime” and the “war on drug” movements. And finally, this paper will address how continued discrimination affects peoples’ ability to change. Race and Imprisonment in the United States Statistics show that African-American men make up 13.6 percent of the U.S. population and 40.2 percent of the U.S. prison population. Even though rates of drug use and selling are similar across the races, people of

Racial And Ethnic Groups Matrix

1112 words - 5 pages filled in all the boxes in the matrix and were very thorough. Remember, the purpose of the assignments is for me to assess if you’ve engaged in reading the text and are learning about racial/ethnic groups through the textbooks and your own research, so make sure that you cite your sources used. Also, be careful with spelling/grammar mistakes. Excellent job overall. 9.9/10

Diversity in the United States

700 words - 3 pages see attacks on various groups of people, rather than the peace that unity can bring. • Have you learned something new about your own racial, ethnic, or cultural history? Mostly everything I read about my culture was a re inforcement of what I already thought , I did learn a lot about my husbands race, (African American) and our bi racial children and how, I am glad to know that America is moving forward in acceptance of

Obesity And Overweight In Hispanics In The United States

2317 words - 10 pages obesity for Hispanics is over 60% (Begay, 2005). This percentage has placed the Hispanic population among the highest rates for overweight and obesity in the United States. Economic, social and cultural barriers are the top factors leading to the overweight and obesity crisis in the Hispanic population. It is difficult to comprehend why barriers such as low social economic status, language differences, limited health care access and cultural

Diversity in the United States

1775 words - 8 pages Diversity in the United States Calvin A. Goldsberry Ethics/125 10/27/2013 Sisay Teketele Taking this course in ethics has given me more knowledge and understanding of how to relate to people of different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. I understand that I have to resist the temptation to accept stereotypes that people believe and are portrayed in media about different groups of people. Whether it is a specific race, ethnic group

Racism in the United States

2197 words - 9 pages social or biological differences.” (Lemert, 2006) Today, racism is an issue still present in the United States as it is in many parts of the world. But one of the major issues with racism in the United States today is that the prominent focus tends to be on white and black relations, thus leaving many of the racial and ethnic groups that have been affected out of the limelight. The evidence of racism in the United States is dominated by the

Related Essays

The Growing Gap Of Wealth In China And United States

4084 words - 17 pages ECN 102: Term Writing Assignment Instructor: Dr. Tony Mutsune The growing gap of wealth in China and United States Jiajun DU April 25, 2013 Introduction For a long time it seems that developed countries are models of the distribution of wealth. And by comparing with the developed country such as United States and some European countries, the wealth gap has been a serious social problem in developing country. With China has been key

Racial Discrimination And Hispanics In The United States

2817 words - 12 pages rates over the past several decades, the United States has experienced significant growth in ethnic and racial diversity. However, racial minority groups like the Hispanics; “the largest and fastest growing population in the United States, continue to struggle for full acceptance and equal opportunity” (Louie, 2005, Para 1). The migration of Hispanic groups such as the Puerto Rican Americans was not readily accepted by the United States causing

Cultural Differences Between Venezuela And The United States

1888 words - 8 pages ------------------------------------------------- CULTURAL dIFFERENCES United States and Venezuela Introduction When examining the cultures of Venezuela and the United States there are some aspects of each that make them unique and special. There are three areas in which there is considerable difference. The first would be the cultural dimensions, which reflects the underlying framework of each society, the second would be the family

A Solution To The Growing Gas Prices In The United States

531 words - 3 pages for a resolution, but hopefully to pass my legislation for these reasons:(1) Gas prices have hit record highs in the past years.(2) The increasingly high gas prices are causing immediate financial difficulties.(3) The environmental tolls will over time have an extremely dangerous effect on society.As said before gasoline has been hitting record highs, and recent happenings (such as the shutting down of oil harbors in New Orleans and the continuing