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Although America is known for its variety of cultures and customs, the typical American citizen is usually a working class, culturally accepting and liberal individual. The United States is so varied in its geography, na... More »

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American culture is often described by experts as a kind of "melting pot," bringing together diverse ethnic and cultural groups. According to anthropologist Cristina De Rossi, many cultures within the United States, such... More »

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The "typical" American family is mother, father and two kids, as stated from the New York Times. This family also lives together under the same roof, known commonly as the nuclear family. More »

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America showcases cultures from Italy, Ireland, Israel, Latin America, Asia, Africa and France, to name a few. The various regions of the United States also have their own cultural differences. The Italians and the Irish... More »

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