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Chinese Food As A Chinese Cuisine

- Around the globe, people are very fond to try and experience food they 've never tasted. Sometimes your own ethnic food and taste can seem boring to you at a certain amount of time. When that happens, it 's the time to actually go out there and find an ethnic food that catches your attention. One of the most popular ethnic foods in America is a Chinese cuisine. People are so blindly in love with it, they can 't seem to notice that the tradition Chinese food isn 't the authentic food as it is in China....   [tags: Chinese cuisine, American Chinese cuisine]

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Chinese Values Of Chinese Culture

- INTRODUCTION The Chinese culture is one of the most popular cultures in the world today and it has been around for a very long time. The Chinese people are known for their eloquent ceremonies and customary behaviors in the society throughout the world. They are known for their distinctive cultures, which include art and crafts, calligraphy, embroidery, and operas. Another part of Chinese culture that has been enjoying attention worldwide is the Kung Fu, and it has been an integral part of the Chinese culture for ages....   [tags: Chinese language, China, Culture, Han Chinese]

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Chinese History: Hawthorne´s Chinese Heritage

- ... These changes spurred the Chinese who remained to adapt and make a living as gardeners, launderers, craftsmen , labourers and domestic servants. The economic depression of the 1890s stirred feelings of resentment toward thriving Chinese businesses and the Victorian Factory and Shops Act of 1896 had several clauses which were blatantly discriminatory. The Act stipulated that a business was considered a factory if it employed a minimum of four European workers, or just one Chinese worker. This meant that small Chinese businesses were regulated and kept under the scrutiny of inspectors and other government officials much more than non-Chinese businesses were ....   [tags: chinese migrants, chinese communities]

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Chinese Religion : Chinese Popular Religion

- To seek the true understanding of what is the Chinese Popular Religion, is to first agree that there is no one set answer. Instead it is a wide variety of many different religious combinations in people’s lives. With elements of Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism and Traditional Religion all bond into practices at different times and parts in one’s life. A person can attend a Buddhist temple but lead a life in the ways of Confucianism. People seek monks to preform burial rights, but they can look to Traditional Religion for the conventional wisdom of elders....   [tags: Confucianism, Taoism, Chinese philosophy, Religion]

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Chinese America – The Perseverant Underdog

- Since the birth of America, many different people from all around the world flocked to North America in hopes of making a good life for themselves, or their families. Many came from the west, as well as a large amount came from the east. Most of these eastern immigrants hailed from China. These people were welcomed with open arms and kindness for a short time, at least at first. Afterwards, there was a long period of racial tension, due to social differences. How did the Chinese immigrants integrate themselves into the American culture, and what difficulties did they face....   [tags: Chinese History ]

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Chinese Influence on Korea and Japan

- Chinese Influence on Korea and Japan Today, Japanese and Korean civilizations are advanced, wealthy, and independent with their own system of government and religious beliefs due to the influences from China. The majority of Asia experienced changes in government and dealt with inter and intra state conflicts when the countries were most susceptible to influences from alliances made with other countries. The Tang Dynasty/ Silla alliance shaped the future of Korea’s religious and government movements....   [tags: Chinese Culture]

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Sex in the Chinese Cultural Revolution

- A. Plan of Investigation The purpose of this study is to answer the question: To what extent did Chinese leaders display their power through the controlling of sex in the Chinese Cultural Revolution. This can give historians a better understanding of the extent to which the Chinese leaders controlled every aspect of the Chinese people's life. This is a fairly new subject because, as I will discuss later in the project, sex was silenced in the Cultural Revolution. (words:137) | B. Summary of Evidence The Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) was a time of great social change for the nation of China....   [tags: Chinese History]

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The Male Dan In Chinese Opera

- The film, Farewell My Concubine, directed by Chen Kaige drew the attention of the western world onto Chinese Opera at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival by winning the Palme d’Or award that year. Farewell My Concubine is one of the most famous plays in Beijing Opera in which the loyalty of Yu Ji (Beauty Yu) is contested by the King of Chu when his state is defeated. The main character, Cheng Dieyi, mirrors both Mei Langfan and Yu Ji. Mei Langfan is considered the most representative artist in Beijing Opera because of his perfection as a female impersonator....   [tags: Chinese Theater]

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The 1911 Chinese Revolution

- The 1911 Revolution kicked out the Qing Dynasty and broke the barriers to different developments in China. However, the 1911 Revolution has only provided a framework of a republic and made changes in some particular aspects related to immediate problems and difficulties in society. Hence, the relationship between the revolution and the subsequent development of China was very weak. On one hand, I do not agree with the latter part of the statement that the 1911 Revolution brought new problems to China....   [tags: Chinese History ]

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A Interview Paper On Chinese Culture

- For my interview paper I had the pleasure of getting to converse with my interviewee about his native country; China. As most know, China is the most populated country in the world with approximately 1.3 million people. This interview taught me new things about China that I wasn’t aware of an d I hope the reader also learns something new. The name of my interviewee was Haoming Huang, or his American name which is David, he is 20 years old, attending UC San Diego, and he has lived in the United States for 5 years....   [tags: Chinese calendar, China, Chinese New Year]

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The Chinese Dynasties

- The period of the dynasty that unified China, the Sui Dynasty began the year 580 C.E. and lasted until 618 C.E. I was founded by an officer of the Northern Zhou, Yang Chien (Emperor Wen Ti), and his son and successor, Emperor Yang Ti. As an emperor, Wen Ti in his early actions restored the Buddhists rights, their clergy, and ended suppression of Daoism. Emperor Wen Ti achieved the unification of China during the Sui era, also the central government was reformed, institute the conscription of community servants from all ethnics and social classes; and established a uniform legal code that regulated land, taxes, rewards and reprimand, with the exception of the military all arms wer...   [tags: Chinese History, Dynasties]

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The Manifestations Of The Chinese Society

- The Manifestations of the Chinese Society The transactions in Zhu Wen’s “A Boat Crossing” are stark picture of the China during the period of political as well as economic transition during 1990s and 2000s. This was the time when China was undergoing a transition in political landscape. During this time, the Maoist leadership controlled the economy. However, the grip ended with an economy, that was free and market friendly. In his book I Love Dollars (2007), he reflects his perception of the Chinese society in the period of transition in the political and economic situation in China, as well as the central manifestation of these processes in a people’s behavior....   [tags: China, Han Chinese, Protagonist, Overseas Chinese]

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Chinese New Year Of China

- ... According to centuries old legend on the origins of New Year celebration (may vary within regions) is due to a story of a mythical monster who terrorized villagers. Thousands of years ago, an evil monster named Nian [Chinese word for year] tormented villages by eating crops, farm animals, and even children. According to Yu (2009) the story also includes a wise old man. His advices to the villagers to defeat the evil Nian were very effective. The strategy was to make loud noises with drums, as well as, firecrackers....   [tags: Chinese New Year, Chinese calendar, China]

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Impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act

- Impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act “Many Chinese immigrants falsely claimed American citizenship during the exclusion era…I’ve considered this question…ever since I learned that my American last name was different, in spelling and meaning, from my Chinese last name… What’s in a name?” said Karen Lew, a community anchor at the Museum of Chinese in America. She discovered that her ancestors were forced to change their last names during the Chinese Exclusion Act to prevent deportation. Most believe that the Chinese Exclusion Act was a mistake from the American government....   [tags: Chinese Immigrants, American Citizenship]

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China 's Influence On Chinese Culture

- ... In this dictionary include words like du 妒 (jealous and envious), ning 柠 (cunning and artful of tongue), fang 方 (willful, disobedient, and obstructive), and other words with a negative connotation to them, leaving the woman with more flaws than strengths at a three to one ratio (Guisso 52). The very basis of the Chinese language has already placed women significantly below men as they are literally hardly mentioned in such an important text. Chinese language in its earliest form fails to acknowledge women as individual people....   [tags: China, Chinese language, Han Chinese]

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The Mexican And Chinese Culture

- Have you ever walked pasted a living, breathing skeleton. For that matter have you have seen an entire parade of them. This is a very common sight at the end of October in the Mexican culture. Who really needs personal space. The Chinese culture has neither the time nor space to allow for personal space. The Mexican and Chinese cultures may seem as if they are worlds apart, but both hold a significant importance in the world. There are enormous differences in these two cultures this is a gift and should be celebrated as such....   [tags: Chinese New Year, Chinese calendar, Mexico]

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Summary Of ' Chinese Cinderella ' And Falling Leaves '

- ... There would be no chance it could have the potential to encourage someone, including me, to make a change to the world. And that is exactly what I expect to achieve tonight. (pause) I’m quite sure that everyone here is facing some sort of changes and development in life, especially year 12 students. There is no growth without change, no change without fear or loss, and no loss without pain. Every change involves loss of some kind. For instance, I believe that the love that was missing in my life from my family, has defined who I am today....   [tags: Chinese Cinderella]

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Overview of the Chinese Zodiac

- Have you ever been to a Chinese restaurant that handed you a paper with a bunch of random animals and years on it. Most people will just throw it away and not pay that much attention to it. That little piece of paper contains a basic information about the Chinese Zodiac just enough to get you hooked. There are many people all over the world that very much believe in the ancient Chinese Zodiac. The Chinese Zodiac can be helpful for finding the current Chinese year, what animal people are, and can help make decisions....   [tags: chinese restaurant, lunar calendar]

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Influence of Religion on Chinese Culture

- Religion has remained the root of a good amount of structure in China. Not just China, but the whole world. Chinese Religion in particular produce great readings that people today still read and find truly interesting. Some of the greatest leaders believed in religion and some type of a deity. However you can also say some horrible leaders believed in religion, which the leaders in turn took religion for granted and used it for their selfish own use. Some people often believe religion is the cause of wars in china, others believe it to be corruption and greed for power, though both may be true, Chinese religion has influenced China so much that while they have evolved technologically,...   [tags: Chinese Religions, Traditions]

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Sensitive List and Chinese Censorship

- My project is an artistic book of illustrations that I have titled Sensitive List. To better understand my project, it is important to know about the cultural background as well as about the political and historical frameworks under which this project was conceived. Born and raised in China, I have grown up in a climate of strict political censorship and limited personal freedoms. One of the most chilling aspects of my culture is the government-generated “sensitive list”. Essentially, this list is comprised of over one thousand words - like “democracy” and “freedom” – which the Chinese government has banned its populace from using publicly....   [tags: chinese rulers, freedom]

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Comparing Australian and Chinese Identities

- With globalization, people from different countries have more opportunities to communicate with each other. To avoid misunderstanding, it becomes more significant to understand different cultures and identities of other countries. China, as an East Asian country, has a different national identity from Australia. For better understanding and communication between China and Australia, it is important to find out the differences and similarities between Chinese identity and Australian identity. Oxford Dictionary (2014) defines “national identity” as “a sense of a nation as a cohesive whole, as represented by distinctive traditions, culture, and language.” Therefore, this essay analyses the nat...   [tags: Australian vs Chinese]

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Western Mythology: The Chinese Dragon

- Throughout the old world, people had feared creatures with the body of a large lizard, snake-like eyes, large wings, and that can emit fire from their mouth. They was thought to be the embodiment of evil, greed, lust, violence, and the dark side of humanity. These mythical creatures are called dragons, but the dragon have a different reputation in the Eastern world. In China it was highly respected in the kingdom, a fairly common motif in eastern art for its heavenly related background. Unlike western mythology the dragon in Chinese legends is not considered as an evil creature, they do not bring death nor despair....   [tags: buddhist and chinese, emperor]

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Chinese Religions and Human Conscience

- The Chinese were the first to recognize that humans were fundamentally good and not primarily driven by selfish motives. Thousands of years ago Confucianism and Daoism taught the masses to believe in the better nature of people. In the present day, particularly in the United States, one could argue that the antediluvian Chinese were mistaken. Recently, it seems that humans are indeed driven by wealth, power, and fame. However, there is still one thing that precedes selfish goals and is a part of every sane human being, a conscience....   [tags: Chinese Religions, China, Religion, ]

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Chinese Imagined Community

- The Chinese-Canadian experience during the 19th and 20th centuries provides a classic example of history’s role in the nation-making process, the creation of an “imagined community”(Stanley 477). The anti-Asian exclusion era (1880s to 1940s) in Canada played a pivotal role in the emergence of the “Chinese” identity. Benedict Anderson describes the ‘imagined community’ as a community that is built through emotional ties with one another. Anderson states that the community "is imagined because the members of even the smallest nation will never know most of their fellow-members, meet them, or even hear of them, yet in the minds of each lives the image of their communion,” (Anderson 1991)....   [tags: Chinese History ]

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Chinese Culture Traditions

- The dictionary defines “culture” as “the behavior and beliefs characteristics of a particular social, ethnic, or age group”. I am Chinese-American also known as ABC, American Born Chinese. I speak Cantonese and English. My parents are both from China. I was born in Manhattan, New York, and raised in New York. There are many different things from my culture that are different from other culture’s. Many people with different culture’s have different foods, holidays, and religions, which makes us all special and different in our own ways....   [tags: Chinese Culture]

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The Chinese Exclusion Act

- “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door. " The Quote on the Statue of Liberty, engraved 1903 The United States of America was founded on the idea that anyone could leave their destitution and ‘make it’ in America. This idea came to be called the American Dream; a phrase that was written into being around 1850. Not thirty years later, however, an entire immigrant group would be barred from entering the country, and that bar would last for sixty-one years....   [tags: politics, chinese exclusion act]

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The Society Of Chinese Students And Scholars

- ... Once the sports department makes a plan, the other departments would begin to do their own job, such as the publicity department, its job is making sure most of Chinese students know the activities of OUSCSS. It always makes some posts, and propagates activities by some social media. In addition, the goal of public relations department collects money form some companies or any other organizations. This money will be used in doing some activities and buy some awards from the game champion. Also, the public relations department is the one to connect with other DCs in OU campus, to run some co-events to share Chinese culture....   [tags: Culture of China, China, Han Chinese]

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Ancient Chinese Culture

- While the fertile banks of the Tigris, Euphrates, and Indus rivers were giving rise to thriving civilizations in the Middle East and India, the same was happening along the banks of the Yellow River in China. A civilization arose untouched by the outside world in parallel to those of Mesopotamia, Harappa, and Mohenjo-Daro. The Yellow River civilization not only mirrored the advances made in the other two civilizations but also contributed unique ones of their own. Due to China’s geographical location - high mountains of the Tibetan Plateau to the west and vast deserts of the Gobi to the north - communication with the West and South Asia was difficult....   [tags: Chinese History ]

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The Influence of Confucianism on Chinese Culture

- The Influence of Confucian Culture on Chinese Culture Introduction Confucian culture, also known as Confucianism, was founded by Confucius during the Spring and Autumn Period, which was developed gradually after the Han Dynasty with benevolence as the core. Since the Han Dynasty, Confucianism was the official ideology and the basis of mainstream ideology in the vast majority of historical periods of China, and it also influenced many southeast Asian countries in history. After a variety of shocks, Confucianism was still the core values of China's social public, and represented the Chinese culture and national tradition in the world (Littlejohn, 2010)....   [tags: han dynasty, chinese tradition, politics]

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Ethnographic Experience with Chinese

- Ethnographic Experience Introduction Chinese families are highly misunderstood and stereotyped in the United States. It is important to understand a different culture before one makes the assumptions produced by these stereotypes. In order to find a better understanding about Chinese immigrants and Chinese Americans, one must do research on that countries heritage, traditions, and other customs before submerging one-self into a Chinese families home. I chose to experience and observe a Chinese family who was kind enough to let me be a guest in their home to share dinner....   [tags: stereotype, chinese culture]

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Chinese New Year : A Traditional Holiday

- Chinese New Year is one of the most important traditional holidays in China. Chinese New Year is also known as the Lunar New Year and it is the longest celebration in the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year is very different from other New Year because it is a more traditional celebration. Chinese New Year day falls on a different day each year, unlike the regular New Year. Chinese New Year helps bring family together. It is the day where everyone stop working and everyone travel back home where all the family members come together for an annual reunion and dinner....   [tags: Chinese New Year, Chinese calendar, China]

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Chinese Political History

- Chinese political history harkening back to dynastic rule recalls notions of a highly centralized government, a bloated and corrupt bureaucracy, and the limited power of commoners to significantly change their circumstances, much less how they are governed. With the introduction of political reforms in recent years meant to fortify local governance by allowing the Chinese people to elect officials, scholars have paid increased attention to the effectiveness of these local governments. In the readings I selected from Perry and Goldman (2007), this effectiveness of village-level local governments in relation to the central government, as well as the extent to which longstanding bureaucratic an...   [tags: Chinese History]

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The History of Chinese Immigration

- Many cities throughout the United States have a distinct neighborhood known as Chinatown. Chinatowns are ethnic enclaves, which are defined areas in a city with a high concentration of an ethnic group and thus a unique culture set apart from the larger city. To the inhabitants of the city, these ethnic enclaves may exist without much thought of the historical, or modern, reasons for their presence. However it is important to look at the reasons behind their existences and how these areas, like Chinatowns, relate to broader ethnic and race issues in the United States....   [tags: ethnic, culture, Chinese Americans, immigration]

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Chinese Influence and Expansion in Latin America

- Chinese influence and expansion has reached Latin America and the Caribbean. Over the past 10 years, the Chinese government has aggressively pursued a trade policy emphasizing a growth in Chinese manufactured imports and exports of Latin American raw materials. China’s focus is on exporting raw materials; such as soybeans, metals, and oil in exchange for a vast amount of Chinese manufactured goods. This aggressive push into the Latin American trade theater has provided exponential growth in the region....   [tags: chinese trade, latin america, chinese model]

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The Impact of the Chinese Revolution

- The impact (or lack thereof) of the Chinese Revolution of 1911 is seen throughout Lu Xun’s stories. In particular the works “Diary of a Madman”, “A New Year’s Sacrifice” and “The True Story of Ah Q” provided evidence of changes (or lack thereof) the revolution brought to China. Focus in particular was paid to the topics of filial piety, female chasteness and Chinese conservatism, respectively in each story. “Diary of a Madman” was a condemnation of the overbearing authoritarian nature of the Confucian virtue of filial piety, a respect for one’s parents and ancestors that often includes cannibalism, one of the four virtues found in the Sìzì....   [tags: chinese revolution, lu xun, china]

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Chinese Students And Studying Abroad

- As the number of Chinese students studying abroad increases, researchers pay attention to how Chinese students respond to their life in foreign countries, mainly in US, UK and Australia. Although the situations in different countries vary a numbr of accounts indicate Chinese students face common problems which make them feel stressed. Lin (2007) made an investigation of a Chinese student organisation on the US campus of Midwest University, adopting participant observation, individual and focus group interviews to collect qualitative data....   [tags: Psychology, Sociology, Leisure, Han Chinese]

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Elizabeth Wong, Born, And The Chinese Culture

- Elizabeth Wong, born and raised in Chinatown in Los Angeles, grew up rebelling against learning Chinese and the Chinese culture. When she was in grade school, she was embarrassed because she could not do things fourth/fifth graders would normally do such as pretend to hunt ghosts or go on a search for animal bones with her friends. Instead she and her brother were forcefully dragged by their mother to Chinese school. Kids do not just grow up knowing they don’t want to take part in their heritage; it just happens....   [tags: China, Han Chinese, Overseas Chinese, Hong Kong]

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I Chose The Han Chinese Tribe

- I chose the Han Chinese tribe because recently I have started learning Mandarin. I use a language exchange app but my friends from China have also told me several facts about their culture to keep our conversation exciting. I also chose this culture because I will be visiting China one day. I think the culture is beautiful and worth learning about. The Qin army was defeated in Wei valley by a commoner named Liu Bang, this is how the Han Chinese tribe started (qtd. in Terracotta). The main language of the Han tribe is Chinese (qtd....   [tags: Han Dynasty, China, Chinese language, Han Chinese]

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The Chinese New Year Is An Extravagant Festival

- ... The kitchen god who handles these reports is honored by sweet food and burning an effigy of him. The jade emperor is also appeased with more offerings, and later on in the year, he has his own festival. Buddhists honor their ancestors all throughout this festival. Feasting is a common way to reunite with one 's family before the new year. In many aspects, the feast held during new year 's eve is a miniature version of the feast held during the first day of the new year. They have many of the same foods, both meant to give luck to the feaster....   [tags: Chinese New Year, Chinese calendar, Fireworks]

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How Chinese Students Are Cheating To Get Into U.S.

-   This fall, Peter Li will join an exodus of Chinese students boarding planes for the flourishing campuses of American colleges to start his new life there.   Li, currently a high school student in Shanghai, will be enrolling the WESL program at Western Illinois University to improve his English before pursue a bachelor degree there. But like many other Chinese students who don’t speak English fluently, Li might not have been accepted without a little help.   The 18-year-old and his parents hired an education agent in China to “elaborate” on the essay he submitted as part of his application. “Actually, the agency helped my application with both forged transcripts and fake essays,” he says....   [tags: Chinese Students]

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Yin and Yang the Foundation of Chinese Beliefs

- ... The woman is required to be as quiet as possible during birth because it is believed that crying and screaming attracts “evil spirits” to the newborn (Raitisoja, 2008). Immediately after the child is born a necklace is placed around the infant’s neck right before the umbilical cord is cut. Doing this ensures that the baby’s life is tied to the necklace instead of the umbilical cord (Raitisoja, 2008). For Chinese woman the ideal position for labor is the squatting position because it is believed that if the mother lays on her back, the baby will not have enough energy to come out (Raitisoja, 2008)....   [tags: culture, practices, chinese women]

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Differences Between The Authors ' Experiences Adherence Of Their Chinese Heritage

- ... Their objective is to disclose the way their Chinese culture affected their everyday lives in the United States. The first text is an extract from the playwright “The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl”, written by Elizabeth Wong, and published in 1980. The main character, a young American girl with Chinese origins, struggles with her double identity. She completely renounces her origins and finds going to Chinese school to learn her language uninteresting. The second text is titled “Catfish in the Bathtub”....   [tags: Chinese language, China, Overseas Chinese]

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My Internet Post: A Sumary of The Current Chinese Government

- First (and only?) post. Or i’m in the wrong place. My summary: China is currently ruled by a group of nine autocrats, who reached this position through personal connections. They were not elected in a competitive election. Their formal power comes from their positions in the Politburo, which is also an elite group of individuals. The politburo controls the Military Affairs Commission, the National Peoples Congress, and the State Council. The MAC is ANOTHER group of elite individuals (pattern?) who “control” the PLA, along with its nukes....   [tags: Chinese Government]

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The Migration Of The Chinese America

- Chapter eight of this week’s reading and lectures covered the migration of the Chinese to America. The Chinese people came to America to flee from the British Opium Wars and British Imperialism. The lecture also stated that the fled form the peasant rebellion that was taking place, as well as excessive taxes, the removal of farmers from their lands, and because they heard about the Gold Rush. The Chinese had very similar reasons as the Irish people to leave their countries, because they were face with oppression by the British people....   [tags: United States, Hawaii, Chinese Exclusion Act]

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Macau: A Mixture of Portuguese and Chinese Culture

- Macau, A city with a mixture of Portuguese and Chinese culture also known as the first and last European colony in Asia. It is located on the south-east coast of China. Macau is a largest unique destination with a stunning nature in the world. It is a place to find the traditional Chinese culture while enjoying the exotic overwhelming Portuguese buildings. Macau, the name itself describes it as a city of temples which was the shrine dedicated to Mazu, a sacred goddess. Mostly visitors conclude that it is a location that suits tourists as it is a beautiful city....   [tags: tourists, Chinese, gambling]

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Chinese Media and Starbucks High Prices

- Research question: Is Starbucks high pricing strategy the appropriate positioning in the Chinese market. Introduction Starbucks is the largest American company. It has about 20,900 shops all over the world. Starbucks it’s a company that its main purpose isn’t to sell their coffee, instead, Starbucks tries to sell the essence of “feeling at home”. The company is facing legal issues with china due to their increasing prices on every single product. Chinese media is harshly criticizing Starbucks for its prices....   [tags: chinese market, coffee, quality]

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Chinese Traditional Culture

- Sarah Smith Civilizations of Asia Dr. Kruse 2/22/14 Chinese Traditional Culture What is Chinese traditional culture like today from what it used to be. Where the Chinese we know today is very different from what they used to be. In today’s time, Chinese culture has changed over the years quite a bit from “Spring Moon” to now. A lot of their beliefs and morals come from Confucianism as it does in “Spring Moon”. The main points of this paper are Confucianism, characteristics, tradition, culture and modern life of the Chinese....   [tags: Taoism, Confucianism, Chinese]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

- One important aspect of Chinese culture is Traditional Chinese Medicine, also known as TCM. Chinese medicine has been around for quite awhile, and is still around today. In the United States, we see it as acupuncture and massage. TCM is still widely popular in its home country where it is still practiced as it was a few centuries ago. Chinese medicine is evolving to our modern day times, but it is keeping close ties to its roots. Chinese medicine is also becoming more affluent in different parts of the globe....   [tags: chinese culture, traditional medicine]

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Ancient Chinese Civilization

- China has had many changes throughout its history. China unlike many other countries had the opportunity to grow with minimal outside interference. Due to this they created unique Chinese philosophy, writing, and government. There are two other countries that China greatly influenced. These countries are Vietnam, Korea, and Japan. China was one of the few countries in the world that grew with minimal interference from its outside neighbors. The reason for this is due to China’s geography. One of the most important and unique items to come from this isolation is China’s writing system....   [tags: Ancient Chinese History]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine For Benefit Health

- ... Additionally, the needles are inserted or rotated at an angle opposite the direction of chi flow in order to restrain its abundance. When chi is deficient or blocked, the acupuncturist inserts the needles in compliance with the chi flow. The needles reinforce the circulation of chi and the deficiency is filled. In the case of a blockage, the chi would be energized so that it could flow through the resistance. The five elements are also used to rebalance chi circulation. If a meridian is deficient in chi or if the chi is resisted, then, by using the Generative cycle, the acupuncturist utilizes the element that nurtures the meridian’s characteristic element....   [tags: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine, Qi]

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Chinese Music

- Chinese music is described as a unique form of art. Even today, the Modern Chinese music has a Western Modern Music style. The music has it's own characteristics and is very much distinct. History Chinese music dates back to 1000 BC. A man named Ling Lun created the first of the musical instruments in China. Ling Lun developed a set of 60 bells. From these bells, he created a mathematical method for creating pitch pipes to tune the bells. One of the first instruments created was a bamboo pipe. Composers and philosophers idea behind this music was to calm and relax people from the calming sounds....   [tags: Chinese Music, China, Music,]

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Anti-Chinese Sentiment in 19th Century American Society

- One of the most appalling practices in history, lynching - the extrajudicial hanging of a person accused of a crime - was commonplace in American society less than 100 years ago. The word often conjures up horrifying images of African Americans hanged from lampposts or trees. However, what many do not know is that while African Americans certainly suffered enormously at the hands of a white majority, they were not the only victims of this practice. In fact, the victims of the largest mass lynching in American history were Chinese (Johnson)....   [tags: chinese immigrants, lynching, chinatown ]

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Ancient Chinese Civilization

- A significant part of the ancient Chinese civilization was that it shared a common background that is longer than any other ethnic group on Earth. China mostly isolated and unknown to the outside world, was quietly progressing at a rate greater than or equal to other notable civilizations of the prehistoric world. China was composed of several dynasties. The dynastic cycle played a definitive role in the successions of Chinese empires. Each era’s achievements and failures influenced the next. The combined contributions from all the regimes, not only led to the success and progress of China, but defined it as well....   [tags: dynasties, China, technology, Chinese culture]

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Masculinity And Its Influence On Chinese Masculinity

- Masculinity in itself is very diverse and varies according to each culture and each person. In China, masculinity has traditionally been very different than Western masculinity. Where Western masculinity is known for being very macho and tough, Chinese masculinity has consistently been much more feminine when compared to the Western’s. Chinese masculinity traditionally has always had a very soft aspect to it, however as China continues to change as a nation, it is slowly beginning to alter their normal definition of what it means to ‘be a man’....   [tags: China, Han Chinese, People's Republic of China]

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Acupuncture: The History and Practice of the Holistic Ancient Chinese Medicine

- Ancient China was very well known for its universal inventions, with many uses in the modern world. Those inventions have vastly impacted the lives of thousands of people. One example of such a discovery is acupuncture. It has greatly improved the health of many individuals ever since its creation. Acupuncture is a form of holistic Ancient Chinese medicine. It is the technique of inserting and maneuvering fine filiform needles into specific areas of the body as pain relievers or for remedial purposes....   [tags: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, ]

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Chinese Taboo: Postpartum Recovery

- Chinese Taboo: Postpartum Recovery In Asian countries and some parts of Europe, people still practice postpartum recovery, based on the ground that post pregnancy recovery would help new mothers recover from exhausted state and promote breast milk. According to Yin and Yang theory in Chinese medicine, a month’s of rest and strictly nutritious diets is beneficial for new mothers to keep their Yin and Yang balance. In this paper, I am going to introduce how Chinese postpartum recovery processes in terms of diets, taboos, and popularities to arouse the significance of postpartum recovery....   [tags: zuo yue zi, diets, Yin and Yang, Chinese medicine]

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From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society by Fei Xiaotong

- ... Elemental guarantee, in the touch of a sufficient supply of food and secures the support for orphaned, disabled, and or aged, was abused and taken for granted. Fewer than half of China's community remembered the self-doubt and different risks associated with the pre-1950 Chinese era, but the rates and carelessness of the supportive system were crisp in their minds set. Increased business and the diversion of labor were movements not expected to be reversed. This helped China's radical government made direct attempts to put the state and its ideas into straight forward contact with villages and to move along the mediator and merchants whom originally explained direct policies and national...   [tags: chinese history, life, change]

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The Chinese Exclusion Act Of The United States

- When migration takes place, something usually pushes an immigrant away from their home and pulls them into a host country, in this case, the United States. United States, known as the land of opportunity has propelled people from all parts of the world to leave their home country and to come to a place where all dreams could be accomplished. Push factors such as lack of jobs, war, political corruption and economic hardship have caused many Chinese immigrants to leave their home countries. People have come to the United States in order to live better lives and what pulled people to America was better job opportunities such as factory jobs, cheaper land for housing and farming, as well as pol...   [tags: United States, World War II, Chinese American]

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My Favorite Foods Is Chinese Food

- ... Zero to 100 (Angry) Sometimes I let my anger get the best of me. I get mad so easily it 's a shame. It does not take much for me to get mad, sometimes I 'm mad out of nowhere. A Lot of people used to call me bipolar, which I think I 'm far from it, but hey that 's other people 's opinions. Making me mad doesn 't take much, you can say a word I don 't like, and I get angry.My nickname is birdie so whenver I get mad my sister thinks its funny too call me angry bird. Some Things that make me mad are when people touch my face or my belongings,and waking me up out of my sleep....   [tags: Family, Mother, American Chinese cuisine, Sleep]

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Analysis of the First Chinese Civil War

- The revolution in China of 1911, led to the fall of the Manchu dynasty. The result was that the newly formed Republic failed to control China and could not prevent China from being exploited by foreign powers. To restore order and regain central control over China, the nationalists and communists first worked together. Chiang Kai-shek, leader of the nationalist forces, was anti-communist and removed communists from key positions in unified party. Chiang Kai-shek then went on to attack the communists in Shanghai 1927....   [tags: chiang kai-shek, china, chinese revolution]

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A Study On Chinese Food Culture And Dining Etiquette

- ... They come directly from authentic sources and the target culture of the language (i.e., Chinese), thereby, they contain rich sources of linguistic and cultural input. Specifically, I use a video clip about Chinese regional cuisines presented by a TV program (http://www.weichuan.tv/) and an episode of mini comedy TV series Wonder Lady about dining in a Chinese restaurant for the text of listening and speaking respectively. These audio-visual materials feature the voices of real native Chinese speakers and authentic Mandarin accent which minimizes regional accents and miscommunication....   [tags: Linguistics, Language, Writing, Chinese cuisine]

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- This essay will explore how Classical Chinese literature written during the Ming Dynasty illustrates the social role that women played in the traditional Chinese marriage. Issues and traditions that greatly affected women`s roles in the family and society included lineage, male dominance, families position in society, grounds and repercussions for divorce. In the vernacular short story ``The Shrew: Sharp Tongued Ts`ui-lien``, anonymous is a story in the collection Vernacular Short Stories from the Clear and Peaceful Studio (Qingping shantung heaven) which was writing during the Ming dynasty, the main character Ts`uilien, exemplifies a woman in this time period, subject to its rules and socie...   [tags: Classical Chinese Literature, Ming Dynasty]

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Chinese Exclusion Act and Immigration Problems in the United States

- In 1882 the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed by Congress. This act exiled Chinese laborers from arriving in the United States. This was the first time ever that a specific ethnicity was banned from immigrating to the U.S.A. Racism against the Chinese was strong, so the ban remained for ten years, but was eventually made “permanent”. However, China soon became a war ally in World War II, so the ban was repealed in 1943. There are many issues concerning immigration and racism that still plague the United States today....   [tags: Chinese Exclusion Act, Immigration, USA, discrimin]

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Chinese Traditions Cultural Values Of Children And Family Ties

- The Chinese traditional values the father figure and sons to have a complete family. The figure 1 shows the huge role and value a father has in the family. The fatherhood is a famous tradition that has existed in Chinese tradition that gets passed from generation to generation (Lamb 228). The fatherhood tradition, has many prohibitions, for instance, the tradition prohibits a father seeking forgiveness to his sons among others. The father in Chinese traditions is the very noble person that should be above suspicion of committing errors it may offend the sons and the whole family....   [tags: Family, China, Song Dynasty, Overseas Chinese]

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Chinese Immigrants During The Australian Gold Rush

- In 1851 there was a period in Australia called The Australian Gold Rush that lasted 25 years. Gold was so easily found that the news travelled and spread quickly all around the world. Due to its value and availability, soon enough different nationalities mainly Chinese and European people were attracted to looking out for this gold. Many people migrated to Australia to seize this opportunity to improve their lives, however, they also had difficulties during their migration and settlement. The aim of this paper is to discuss the experiences of the Chinese immigrants during the Australian gold rush period by looking at the challenges they faced and how they overcame it as well as the role they...   [tags: Australia, Immigration, Gold rush, Han Chinese]

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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

- Stories were invented a by people at the dawn of civilization for many reasons. Some stories were invented to tell history, some to show patterns. In the book "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" they discover what stories can do to them, and how powerful they are. In the book the Communists ban literature so the people lose there individualism so the government can have complete control of the nation. Stories told to show the past are important because they make people remember the past so they don't repeat it....   [tags: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress]

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Incorporating Family Involvement with Culturally Responsive Pedagogy for Chinese Americans in Elementary Schools

- Cultural diversity has been a major issue of concern for several decades, and it has affected institutions of learning, where facilitators have to balance the family and school involvement in enhancing learning. Establishing a meaningful environment for students with diverse backgrounds enhances positive performance in their academic, personal, and professional objectives. A healthy relationship with family members involves identifying the needs of each family’s cultural stand; this is because a culture may play a major role in defining a family’s responsiveness to a school’s involvement....   [tags: chinese americans, cultural diversity]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Has Been Around For Many Years

- ... Other acupuncture points required a little more depth. The depth of the needle various from one to three inches of the needle. Depending on the reason you are going in with an acupuncturist for an acupuncture section they might give you other treatments to follow your section. They can give you something as simple as warm and cold compresses to something more sophisticated like electrical current through the little hair like acupuncture needles. In an article, Acupuncture Is Suitable for Treating a Wide Range of Conditions from Opposing Viewpoints written by writers who specialize in health care communication....   [tags: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine]

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Chinese Proverbs During the Time of Ancient China

- Proverbs are common sayings that are used to illustrate a point to give advice to people on how to live. Chinese proverbs are the common sayings that are used during the time of ancient China. They have existed for thousands of years. According to Chinese Proverb Stories, a website that describes the different kinds of proverbs, "Historical Chinese proverbs are used to illustrate a point, describe a legendary figure, or describe a historical event" (chineseproverbstories.com). Many of these proverbs derived from ancient literature....   [tags: zhang yong, lao tzu, proverbs, chinese culture]

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Differences Between Chinese Parents And American Parents

- ... Also, it is illegal to physical abuse a kid in America. Compare to China, American parents are more likely to encourage their kid all the time. However, spoil is no acceptable for the America parents to do. When the kids grow up, they need to do everything by themselves such as buy stuff with their own money. For example, my mom does not let my brother play outside with the dirt because she thinks it is dirty. On the other hand, my dad thinks it is fine for my brother to go out the play because he is an American parent....   [tags: High school, United States, Chinese language]

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Balzac And The Chinese Seamstress

- Balzac and The Little Chinese Seamstress What is the ironic result in his success in making the Little Seamstress more Sophisticated. What does this suggest about attempting to change others to ones beliefs or desires. Communism came to power in China in the year 1949 and was dictated by Mao Zedong, who later ordered for all educated men and women of China to be reeducated in the countryside. Lou and the narrator were just two of many thousands to be sent off to be reeducated. Lou and the narrator then meet the Little Chinese Seamstress, and Lou, as well as the narrator to an extend fall in love with her....   [tags: Chinese Seamstress China]

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Acupuncture : A Traditional Chinese Medicine Involving The Insertion Of Super Fine Needles

- ... Secondly, one can have an achy feeling that normally dissipates after a few seconds (Calabro, 2013). “The needling in certain acupuncture points can feel almost like you’re being shocked or zapped. It’s usually a surprising, traveling jolt that quickly disappears” (Calabro, 2013). A tingling sensation can also happen when the needle is initially placed, or “point may tingle like twinkling lights” (Calaro, 2013). Finally, “a spreading sensation of warmth. . . typically occurs a minute or two after the needle is inserted....   [tags: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine]

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Ancient Chinese Fashion

- Missing Figures Introduction Ancient China had a different style of clothes than the United States. The clothes worn all depended on which the dynasty or year they were in. Chinese people always took in the styles, which they were supposed to wear very quickly, although the dynasties changed. In many ways the items they wore had a connection with demons and/or evil spirits. The Ancient Chinese had a very unique sense of style. Clothes Clothing embroided the harmonious relationship between nature and people....   [tags: Chinese History]

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Taoism in Chinese Culture

- Taoism in Chinese Culture Taoism, known as “The Way,” can be categorized as both a Chinese philosophy and a religion. Taoists believe in accepting and yielding to the ways of life, complementing nature and being by internalizing their goals rather than worshipping a god externally. Taoism, in its metaphysical and philosophical nature, is much like Confucianism, but the ideal interests of the two religions are contrasting. Confucianism was formulated during a time of war and relies heavily upon a moral and political system that fashioned society and the Chinese empire, while Taoism correlates to a time of peace and honors spiritual and metaphysical preoccupation (Taoism 2)....   [tags: Taoism Chinese Culture Tao]

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Chinese Violation of the United Nations Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

- In this day and age, society operates in constant threat of terrorism, war, and nuclear fallout; the rapid growth of international militaristic power contributes to the ever-present fear in the back of all of our minds. None of us can go through the day without hearing a newscaster or radio personality talking about the growing threat that Iran or Afghanistan or North Korea poses to the global community, but there is one State that we hear of. This threat works in a much vaster environment, and shrouds itself in cloaks of secrecy and deception – China....   [tags: International Politics, Chinese Nuclear Program]

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The Structure of Chinese Language and Ontological Insights

- The Structure of Chinese Language and Ontological Insights ABSTRACT: Through a comparative analysis of the Chinese language, this paper discusses how the structure and functions of a natural language would bear upon the ways in which some philosophical problems are posed and some ontological insights are shaped. By this case analysis, the aim of this paper is to contribute to the elucidation of the relation between language and philosophy in this regard. 1. Introduction Through a comparative case analysis regarding the Chinese language, this paper discusses how the structure and functions of a natural language would bear upon the ways in which some philosophical problems are posed and som...   [tags: China Chinese Language Essays]

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Push and Pull Factors for Chinese Immigrants

- Push and Pull Factors for Chinese Immigrants In many cases throughout America’s history immigrants have settled here for many different reasons. In conclusion these reasons were known as push and pull factors. Push factors are factors that repel migrants from their country. And pull factors are factors that attract migrants to move. In my main immigrant group which is the Chinese, there were several push and pull factors that I will be mentioning. First, some of the push factors that were included in my group were the fact that there were a lot of disasters....   [tags: Immigration China Chinese]

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What is the Relationship Between the Formation of a Modern Chinese Identity and the War of Resistance Against Japan?

- From September 18th, 1931, the date of undeclared Japanese invasion into Manchuria, to August 14th, 1945 marking the end of the War of Resistance, China experienced unprecedented suffering and loss in its struggle for survival. Throughout this time, social, economic, and political conditions underwent severe changes. In the eyes of the world, the Japanese committed sins beyond repentance, and half a century later, no development is evident in this respect. Yet, the War of Resistance gave rise to an invaluable aspect of Chinese culture that defines the nation today....   [tags: Chinese history, culture, politics]

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The Chinese Cultural Revolution

- The Chinese Cultural Revolution The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, beginning as a campaign targeted at removing Chairman Mao Zedong's political opponents, was a time when practically every aspect of Chinese society was in pandemonium. From 1966 through 1969, Mao encouraged revolutionary committees, including the red guards, to take power from the Chinese Communist party authorities of the state. The Red Guards, the majority being young adults, rose up against their teachers, parents, and neighbors....   [tags: China History Chinese Red Guards Essays]

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Chinese Immigration

- In many aspects, the motivations for the Chinese to come to the United States were similar to those of most immigrants. Some came to "The Gold Mountain," and others came to the United States to seek better economic opportunity. Yet there were others that were compelled to leave China either as contract laborers or refugees. The Chinese brought with them their language, culture, social institutions, and customs. Over time they made lasting contributions to their adopted country and became a vital part of the United States population (Immigration Station)....   [tags: Anti-Chinese Immigration Policy]

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