3 edition of American life and problems found in the catalog.
American life and problems
Charles Cicero Barnes
|Statement||by Charles C. Barnes and John B. Dail.|
|Genre||Handbooks, manuals, etc.|
|Contributions||Dail, John B., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||HN57 .B3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 626 p. :|
|Number of Pages||626|
|LC Control Number||40006963|
The Unhealthy Chesapeake. Life in the American wilderness was nasty, brutish, and short for the earliest Chesapeake settlers; malaria, dysentery, and typhoid took a cruel toll, cutting ten years off the life expectancy of newcomers (half of people born in early Virginia/Maryland did not survive to twenty). The American Revolution—also called the U.S. War of Independence—was the insurrection fought between and through which 13 of Great Britain’s North American colonies threw off British rule to establish the sovereign United States of America, founded with the Declaration of Independence in British attempts to assert greater control over colonial affairs after a long period.
Renewing American identity. After laying out the concerns for the weakening and subsequent dissolution of America, which could plausibly occur due to cultural bifurcation and/or a government formed of denationalized elites that increasingly ignore the will of the public, Huntington attempts to formulate a solution to these problems. He argues Author: Samuel P. Huntington. It operated successfully as the American Book Company for more than seventy years with the public school system and other educational institutions as its main clients, publishing educational titles on accounting, agriculture, art, civics, foreign languages, history (both ancient and modern), life sciences, literature, mathematics, penmanship.
Here are the four common problems faced by African Americans today: 1. Lack of family structure: According to a study, 70% of all African American children were illegitimate and that number rose from % back in because that was the year when welfare became a right according to the constitution, which made having husbands redundant. A few years back, a US literary agent considered making a first attempt to sell My Name Is N to American publishers. (The book is titled The Swede in the US.) But the agent hesitated, saying the Author: Robert Karjel.
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Elizabeth Morris, who leads the Christian Alliance for Indian Child Welfare, told me that she believes the core of the problem is “family disintegration,” caused largely, she says, by government subsidies.
I interviewed Morris as part of the research for my new book, The New Trail of Tears. shape positive life outcome trajectories for African American males—who constitute 7 percent of the school-age population (4 million of 53 million)—is a significant challenge.
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