Gender roles in America
Gender roles in America doesn't exist so much so as a standard but as an idea, the idea of a woman to be submissive and for a man to be dominant, the idea that masculinity equates to dominance and strength while femininity equates to weak and fragileness. The idea that “behind every great man is a woman”because her only place must be behind the man and not next to him or in front of him. Throughout history, women have been depicted as nurturing and dependent on men while the men have always been seen as the breadwinner and the protector.
Enduring love affair
Most of us cannot help but be awestruck when we witness nature's scenic beauties- truly, they are a feast for the eyes! For this reason, the world has an "enduring love affair" with the National Parks of the United States. Thus, Todd Davidson eloquently expresses that preserving these majestic Parks is the need of the hour, and is successful in persuading his audience, too, that the US government must continue to fund National Parks. The author does this through a multitude of rhetorical devices, appealing to the readers' emotions, and using unfiltered facts and data to back his claim- herein lies his craftsmanship.
Disease: The Ultimate Annihilator
Throughout history, disease has plagued mankind, whether that be Measles, Mumps, Black Death, or more recently, Ebola and Zika Virus. Disease was the greatest consequence from our time of accelerated interconnection because it allowed for lower class European citizens to access more wealth, resources, and societal power, caused a massive loss of population among South American and European nations during the Black Death and Columbian Exchange periods, and finally, disease spurred medical and public health innovations that kept citizens healthier and made cities and towns less likely to fall to plague.