Illustration by Rob Donnelly In the United States we are raised to appreciate the accomplishments of inventors and thinkers—creative people whose ideas have transformed our world. We celebrate the famously imaginative, the greatest artists and innovators from Van Gogh to Steve Jobs. Viewing the world creatively is supposed to be an asset, even a virtue. We are taught that our own creativity will be celebrated as well, and that if we have good ideas, we will succeed.
The varieties of English people as opposed to the other peoples in the British Isles were the overwhelming majority ethnic group in the 17th century population of the colonies inand were The English ethnic group contributed the major cultural and social mindset and attitudes that evolved into the American character.
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Large non-English immigrant populations from the s tosuch as the Germansor moreScotch Irish, added enriched and modified the English cultural substrate, The Encyclopedia of Colonial and Revolutionary America, Ed.
John Mack Faragher,pp. The religious outlook was some versions of Protestantism 1. The British colonies inherited the English language, legal systemand British culturewhich was the majority cultural heritage.
Latin American culture is especially pronounced in former Spanish areas but has also been introduced by immigration, as has Asian American cultures especially on the West Coast. Forced migration during the Atlantic slave tradefollowed by liberation won in the American Civil War created African-American culture which pervades the South and other areas receiving internal immigrants during the Great Migrations.
Blending Southern and traditional African culture to some degree, this uniquely American culture has its own dialect; has contributed significant innovation in music, dance, and fashion; embraced a struggle by many African-Americans for political and economic equality; and is associated with significant populations of African-American Muslims and Christians in " Black churches ".
Rap and music videos featuring African-American urban street culture have appeared in countries and melded with local performance cultures worldwide.
Native culture remains strong in areas with large undisturbed or relocated populations, including traditional government and communal organization of property now legally managed by Indian reservations large reservations are mostly in the West, especially Arizona and South Dakota.
The fate of native culture after contact with Europeans is quite varied. In contrast the Hawaiian language and culture of the Native Hawaiians has survived in Hawaii and mixed with that of immigrants from the mainland U.
It occasionally influences mainstream American culture with notable exports like surfing and Hawaiian shirts. Most languages native to what is now U. The most common native languages include SamoanHawaiianNavajo languageCherokeeSiouxand a spectrum of Inuit languages.
See Indigenous languages of the Americas for a fuller listing, plus Chamorroand Carolinian in the Pacific territories.
American culture includes both conservative and liberal elements, scientific and religious competitiveness, political structures, risk taking and free expression, materialist and moral elements.
Despite certain consistent ideological principles e. The flexibility of U. However, beginning in the s and continuing on in the present day, the country trends towards cultural diversitypluralismand the image of a salad bowl instead. Due to the extent of American culture, there are many integrated but unique social subcultures within the United States, some not tied to any particular geography.
The cultural affiliations an individual in the United States may have commonly depend on social classpolitical orientation and a multitude of demographic characteristics such as religious background, occupation, and ethnic group membership.
Some subcultures have national media exposure with dedicated television channels and crossover with mainstream media such as Latin, African American, and LGBT culturethough there are many niche channels.
Some communities have local broadcast or paper publications that carry content from a specific culture, such as native radio stations or Chinese-language newspapers in Chinatowns.Australia–United States relations are the international relations between the Commonwealth of The survey also revealed that 70% of Australians don't think that Donald Trump could act responsibly with only 30% believing he could do so.
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