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Family is the cradle of all cultures because it informs the larger society regarding the specifics of human needs in a given environment, and then, conversely, interprets that particular cultural solution to a coming generation through initial socialization of a child.
Children have always been seen as the continuance of a family’s name and a society’s future. But in domestic hard times and national crisis, because of excessive opulence or poverty, children suffer the most and the longest.
Marijuana has had a long and conflicted history in the United States: it has been celebrated by some and denounced by others, and it has played a surprising role in a range of social conflicts. Recent legalization debates continue to increase attention to its use.
Young people are leading the way in campaigns to protect the environment. This trend toward environmental activism is reflected in schools.