Culture of the United States

Culture of the United States

The Declaration of Independance


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American culture is a Western culture, largely based on British culture with influences from other parts of Europe, the Native American peoples, African Americans and to a lesser extent Asian Americans and other young groups of immigrants. Due to the extent of American culture there are many integrated but unique subcultures within the U.S. 

Attitudes Society and economic attitudes Relationship to other countries/cultures Body contact and expression
Names Intra-national allegiances Food Popular culture 
Technology and gadgets Tobacco Sports Clothing
Education Public education Private education Higher education
Language Religion Work and jobs Housing
Romantic relationships Marriage ceremonies Divorce Death rituals
Gender roles Family arrangements Nuclear family living patterns Single-parent living patterns
Regional distinctions Variations Rural living patterns Suburban living patterns
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