Culture can be understood as values, beliefs, characteristics, or customs of a society or community that can de described by everything from religion, arts, social habits, and language. The American culture is unique and widely influenced by many types of individuals. America is the land of immigrants and is held together by, individuality, equal rights, and freedom in pursuing what Americans call the American Dream. American culture is different from any country in the world, whether it is expressed or unexpressed America exhibits itself in everything done.
The American culture is taught and shared with the children. America's traditions of holidays, leadership, freedom, and customs, such as leaving cookies and milk for Santa Clause or preparing for an Easter egg hunt are handed down from generation to generation. America has a culture of it's own and very unlike any culture in the history of mankind. There are many pictures that come to mind when the words The United States of America are uttered. The very mention of America, images and phrases such as, The Land of the Free, The Home of the Brave comes to mind. The American culture affects the perception, thoughts, views, and reactions of individuals specific to this environment and dictates the behavior and positions of the people in this society. This paper is an attempt to examine and explain the culture of the greatest country ever known, The United States of America.
[...] However, the one thing in common in American culture is the thought of independence, self-reliance and the freedom of making individual decisions and this is why individuals from different parts of the world came to America in search of the American Dream. Observable artifacts are the visible and physical manifestations of a culture. There are many artifacts that could be presented here but none quite as important as the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. These two artifacts are the longest lasting documents in the history of mankind . has been said that Declaration of Independence was the promise; the Constitution was the fulfillment” (Cox p. 1). [...]
[...] America has a culture of own and very unlike any culture in the history of mankind. There are many pictures that come to mind when the words United States of America are uttered. The very mention of America, images and phrases such as, Land of the Home of the Brave” comes to mind. The American culture affects the perception, thoughts, views, and reactions of individuals specific to this environment and dictates the behavior and positions of the people in this society. [...]
[...] Beliefs could be represented as the perception of reality, the values are more established and committed and gives meaning to what is important. The observable artifacts, espoused values, and enacted values of America are known to every nation and have assisted in capturing the nations qualities and are driven in the American sentiment. These components are, in without embellishment, a true reflection of America and are bound inseparably by individuality, national pride and distinctive personalities. References American Family Traditions. (2009). Retrieved from http://www.americanfamilytraditions.com/Freedom.htm Cox, R. [...]
[...] The stripes embody Jesus was wounded for so people could live free of his or her sins. The red stands for the valor, bravery, and the blood of the fallen hero's from protecting home. The white in our flag stands for freedom and innocence and the blue signifies justice, and vigilance. Americans are committed to the country and committed to what flag stands for and directly influences this societies behavior and decisions. The enacted values of the United States citizens have strong and deep- seated beliefs and values that include his or her love for America. [...]
[...] Most Americans believe the rewards and blessings from above far exceed the effort and time that was given. According to Martin Luther King, "Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don't have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. You don't have to know Einstein's theory of relativity to serve. You don't have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. [...]
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