Things to Know about American Culture
Culture in the USA
The United States is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. The United States is the third-largest state in the world. The culture of almost every region of the world has influenced the culture of the United States. Because the majority of the U.S. population is immigrants. However, English culture was most affected by the culture of the United States. Who started building colonies there from 1600 AD. In addition, native indigenous (Red Indian), Latin American, African, and Asians have influenced the culture of the United States. Today, American culture is affecting the whole world, just as the culture of different regions of the world has influenced US culture.
There is no official language or state language declared by the United States government. Almost all the world's speaking people live in the country. And everyone speaks in their own language. Apart from English, the languages that are most commonly spoken are Spanish, Chinese, French, and German. However, 90% of people in the United States understand English at least to some extent, and most of the official work is done in English.
Almost all the world's religions are practiced in the United States. Because the United States has full religious freedom. About 71% of people in the United States identify themselves as Christians. This is evident from data collected in an unbiased survey by the Pew Research Center in 2017. The study also found that 23% of people in the United States had nothing to do with religion.
And 6% of the country's population is people of other faiths. Besides, the number of people who do not identify themselves as belonging to any religion is decreasing.
The style of dress is also different in terms of social status, region, occupation, and climate. Jeans, sneakers, baseball caps, cowboy hats, and boots are all American clothing. Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Michelle Kors, and Victoria's Secret are popular American brands. Influenced by American fashion stars and the media.
In the beginning, American eating has been influenced by Europeans and indigenous peoples. But currently, hamburgers, hot dogs, papato chips, macaroni, cheese, and beef are all called US food. However, there are also differences in the type of cooking and food in particular zones. Southern cuisine is often called 'American Comfort Food'. These include fried chicken, greens, black beans, and cornbread. Tex-Mex is popular in Texas and the Southwest. It is a mixture of Spanish and Mexican cooking methods. These include raw peppers, burritos and more dependent on cheesy cheese and beans.
Everyone knows that the United States is at the forefront of global media and television and movie production. Also famous in the aviation industry in the United States. According to the US Department of Commerce, the United States accounts for a third of the global media and entertainment industry's total output. And California is the strongest movie industry in the United States. US cinema is very popular worldwide. The United States is located in almost all areas of the industry.
The United States is essentially a sporting country. Football, baseball, basketball, and hockey are pretty popular. Baseball is the oldest sport in the United States. The game developed in the colonial period was well organized and gained popularity in the middle of the 5th century. But in the last three decades, the popularity of football in the United States has also increased.