It looks like you've lost connection to our server. Please check your internet connection or reload this page.

Chicano Community Essay Examples

958 total results
A History of the Beginning of the Chicano Rights Movement
San Diego was already such a historic place for the Mexicans living there. So when the government tried taking the land that was rich in history and culture from the people, there was protest. The neighborhood known as barrio Logan was rich in population consisting of many Chicanos where the population was 20,000 and it was...
516 words
1 page
Understanding the Chicano's View on Mexican Immigration
The Chicano View on Mexican Immigration The Chicano View of Mexican Immigration During the 1970’s, Mexican Americans were involved in a large social movement called the "Chicano movement." Corresponding with the great development of the black civil rights movement, Mexican Americans began to take part in a serie...
1,285 words
3 pages
Illustration of Prison and Gang Life in Chicano Community in the Movie American Me
American Me is a harsh look at the "reality" of prison and gang life, especially within the Chicano community. Based on a "true story", American Me traces the life of a Latino crime lord, Santana, from his youth growing up in the barrio of East Los Angeles, through his rise to power behind the walls of F...
1,100 words
2 pages
An Examination of the Book, Honor and the American Dream: Culture and Identity in a Chicano Community and the Film, Salt of the Earth
The book, Honor and the American Dream: Culture and Identity in a Chicano Community, and the film, Salt of the Earth, both relay to their audience, the pursuit of happiness within the Chicano community in which they live. These works aim to show how Mexican-American immigrants fight to keep both their honor and value system...
1,026 words
2 pages
The Uniqueness of My Community
As I look out of my bedroom window, I see a small rural community with fifty homes, two businesses, and two schools; which once was a thriving coal mining town in south western Pennsylvania. York Run, which was named after two brothers named York who were trappers in the late 1800’s, was the heart of a booming coal industry...
519 words
1 page
A Summary of Five Main Issues That Are Important When Discussing Community Based After-School Programs
When the public, officials, and child advocates examine after-school care, they quickly focus on the benefits that after-school programs offer. Urban community based after-school programs and suburban community based after-school programs have many similarities yet many differences as well. They are many issues to examine w...
3,351 words
7 pages
An Overview of the Common Agricultural Policy in the 21st Century
Cap In Th E21st Century Common agricultural policy (cap) has been the most criticized European community policy (EC). The European union (EU) is the worlds largest agricultural importer and the worlds second largest exporter. For the past 30 years the common agricultural policy has made the EU the the worlds secon...
223 words
0 pages
An Overview of the Community-Based Policing Philosophy
From: prestindo@hotmail.com To: QUICKPAPERS@TOTALLY.NET Subject: Submit a paperDate: Tuesday, November 04, 1997 2:34 PMTitle: Community based PolicingCategory: otherDescription:Body of paper: Does community-based policing reach societies desired outcome and expectations? This is one of many questions we may have about the f...
1,589 words
4 pages
Community Development: Issues and Interventions
Community Development A Community can be defined as a group of people who don’t just live in the same area, but also share the same interests, experiences and often concerns about the area in which they live. Often when individuals have lived in a street or area for a while they become familiar with each other and the i...
2,716 words
6 pages
A Critique of Community Service Programs
Down With Community Service Dear Editor, I have recently read an article in the newspaper that concerned young people doing community service after they graduate high school. It stated that they should do two years of community service. I disagree with the article for many reasons. Many people will agree with me about...
468 words
1 page
Expectations to My Community Leadership Class
Jonny J. Island Application Paper 12/16/99 I didn't know what to expect of our Community Leadership class at the beginning of the semester. I knew what the words community and leadership meant and that the community I came from was a small one, but that was the extent of it. Every week I learned new information from the...
1,537 words
3 pages
An Analysis of the Three Utopian Communities: The Shakers and Brook Farm and New Harmony
Rachel Arbeit December 5, 1999 Utopian Communities The word utopia, in its simplest form means a "perfect world." In other words it is a society in which man has reached such perfection that he is able to build a social system based on justice, reason and unity. Since the beginning of history, people have dream...
880 words
2 pages
A History of the Three Institutions in 1967 Europe
In 1967, three European institutions merged. The three institutions were the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), the European Economic Community (EEC), and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). When the three merged, they formed the European Community or EC. On November 1, 1993, the 12 members of the Europea...
773 words
2 pages
The Challenges of the Government Ensuring Community Order
The Community The laws of the government and regulations of the state should be followed accordingly. There will be equal opportunities for everyone throughout their lifetime as long as they meet the requirements for those opportunities. People who qualify and will do the best for the community will head the community. The...
1,019 words
2 pages
The Reasons for the Gradual Decline of Interest in Community Service Over the Years
As Henry the 8th said to one of his wives, “I won’t keep you long”. Good evening, members and guests of the Lions Club. The average American high school student is in school 7 hours a day, from 8AM to 3PM and is asleep 9 hours a day, from 10PM to 7AM. Over the years, I have noticed that San Mateo County high school studen...
1,310 words
3 pages
Analysis of Brown Buffalo
Oscar Zeta Acosta (Brown Buffalo) struggles in looking for meaning of
life. In the beginning, Brown Buffalo lost direction in life but later
on he discovered himself and struggled to look for meaning of life. In
his novel Acosta demonstrates search for identity through the narrator
and other characters in the novel. However...
1,507 words
3 pages
A Social Analysis of the Essay Chicano Literature - Beyond Beginnings by Carmen Tafolla
If one should reflect a bit on the Mexican culture, at a glance it is quite vivid that this is a culture in which machismo and male dominance was, and unfortunately still is, the order of the day. In this patriarchal society men play a dominant role in social class, social status and especially in their homes. Women in this...
1,326 words
3 pages
A Discussion on Chicanos Joining Gangs
What Causes Chicanos to Join Gangs and How Does That Decision Affect Their Lives? It is a cold and dark night in East Los Angeles. The streets are empty except for a few people on their way home. Then out of the shadows comes a car slowly driving down the streets. There are four young men heavily armed, just waiting for...
2,686 words
6 pages
An Analysis of the Chicano View on Mexican Immigration of 1970's in America
The Chicano View on Mexican Immigration The Chicano View of Mexican Immigration During the 1970s, Mexican Americans were involved in a large social movement called the "Chicano movement." Corresponding with the great development of the black civil rights movement, Mexican Americans began to take part in a series...
1,281 words
3 pages
A Reading Report on Three Chicano Authors
e
Four days left to write my final paper. I do procrastinate. I had all semester and I waited till the final four days. I was in the library at the STCC Pecan Campus reading Walt Whitman's classic poem "Oh Captain, My Captain," taking a brake from the decision I was confronted with: what subject should I write my...
2,916 words
6 pages
An Analysis of the Origins and Characteristics of the Chicano Movement in the United States
The influence of Mexican culture in the United States has, since the onset of the twentieth century, grown rapidly. The socioeconomic and political consequences that followed Mexico's independence from Spain and the US annexation of the Southwest, including California and Texas, created a distinct dynamic between historical...
447 words
1 page
Murals: The Quintessential Public Art
Murals are the quintessential public art embodying the spirit of the community in which they are created. They say this is who we are, this is what we think, this is where we come from, and this is what we want, reflecting most clearly any changes in the sociopolitical environment. Murals lay out a powerful visual image of...
3,854 words
9 pages
An Analysis of the Chicano Migration and the Spanish Language in the United States
Chicano Migration
Who is in charge of the past? The Spanish language is the second most spoken language here in the United States. Jose just replaced Michael as the most popular name last year in two southwestern states. According to Mireya Navarro, America is home to 31 million people of Latin ancestry, a number that is r...
404 words
1 page
An Overview of the Walt Whitman's Poem Oh Captain, My Captain
Contemporary Chicano Literature Four days left to write my final paper. I do procrastinate. I had all semester and I waited till the final four days. I was in the library at the STCC Pecan Campus reading Walt Whitman's classic poem "Oh Captain, My Captain," taking a brake from the decision I was confronted with:...
2,938 words
7 pages
The Chicano View of Mexican Immigration
The Chicano View of Mexican Immigration During the 1970’s, Mexican Americans were involved in a large social movement called the "Chicano movement." Corresponding with the great development of the black civil rights movement, Mexican Americans began to take part in a series of different social protests in which t...
1,279 words
3 pages