AMERICAN CULTURE AND
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THE USA CULTURE
The culture of the United States is primarily a Western culture also influenced
by other peoples. The American culture has a deep influence on the rest of the world.
American films and television programs can be seen in almost all countries and their music
is heard around the world.
The Language is one of the most important aspects in the United States culture.
American English is a variation from the british english. This language was transmited in the
United States when USA was just a British colony.There are some differences between
American English and British English like:
British English- American English
APPLE PIE, FLAG AND SPORT
THE APPLE PIE, BASEBALL AND THE USA FLAG ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT
Sport has also a big influence in the world. American people are big
fans of basketball, baseball, American football and ice hockey.
Here are some of the holidays celebrated in America:
New Year's Day
The Third Tuesday of January
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Third Monday of February
Last Monday of May
The 4th of July
First Monday from Septembre
Second Monday of October
The Fourth Wednesday of Novembre
Barack obama born in Honolulu (USA) 4th of
August 1961. He is the current and the first
African American president of the United
States, he has the highest political office in the
country by influence and recognition. The
president leads the executive power of the
federal government, as also as the vicepresident of U.S.A.
He is also the commander of the armed forces.
The president is frequently described as the
most powerful person in the world. The
president is indirectly elected by the people to
a four-year term. On January 20, 2009, Barack
Obama became the 44th and current
president. He received in 2009 the Nobel
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Michael Joseph Jackson born in Los Angeles, 29 of
August 1958 and died in 25 of June 2009, was an
American recording artist, entertainer and businessman.
He is the icon king of Pop until our today's, but after
that, he debuted on the professional music scene along
with his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5 in
1964, and began his solo career in 1971.
In 80s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular
music. The most popular music were "Beat it", “Billie
jeans" and “Thriller". Jackson popularized a number of
complicated dance techniques, such as the robot, and
the moonwalk. He won hundreds of awards, he was an
inspiration to people. While preparing for his concert
series titled "This Is It", Jackson died of intoxication on 25
of June 2009, after suffering from cardiac arrest. His death
was considerate a homicide.
The fact to Michael jackson became white was because
of a strange disease called Vitiligo, is a pigmentation
John Christopher Depp, known by Johnny
Depp was born in 9th of June 1963 in
Owensboro, KY (USA), and raised in
Florida. He is an American actor, film
producer, and musician. He start is career
on the 80s television series. The most
famous movies he represented were
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
(2005), "Alice in Wonderland"
(2010), "Rango" (2011) "Pirates of the
Caribbean " (2003), and the most recent
movie "Dark Shadows" (2012).He has been
nominated for top awards many
times, winning the Best Actor Award and
he’s also listed in the 2012 Guinness Book
of World Records as the highest paid
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor
and film producer. Born and raised in Los
Angeles, California. Dicaprio started to appear in
television commercials with 5 years prior to landing
recurring roles in TV series.
He won the best actor for the
“Romeo and Juliet” film and
“The aviator”. He performed in
one of the most recognized
Steven Spielberg was born in 18 of
December 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio (USA), is
a filmmaker. Spielberg is the director who
has more films in the list of the best
movies, and won for the category of best
director. He is considered one of the most
popular and influential filmmakers in film
history. At 13 years old Spielberg won his
first short film contest with the film "Escape
from the Hell". Some of the most known and
recent films from him are : Artificial
Intelligence (2001), Men in Black II
(2002), The Legend of Zorro (2005), War Of
The Worlds (2005), Transformers (20072011), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of
the Crystal Skull (2008) and the War Horse
NEW YORK CITY
New York city consists of five boroughs, each of which is a state
country, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Mannhattan, Queens and Staten Island.
New York is the most populous city in the United States.
As many as 800 languagues are spoken in New York, making it the
most linguistically diverse city in the world. This global power city, exerts
a significant impact upon
commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, educati
on and entertainment. New York known by " The city that never
sleeps", is a splendid destination for tourism.
It have the most fantastic and extraordinary buildings, by their
designer, structure and greatness. The city hosts many world renowned
bridges, skyscrapers, and parks. New York City's financial district.
Major destinations include the Empire State Building; Statue of Liberty;
Ellis Island; Broadway theater productions; green spaces such as
Central Park and Washington Square Park;; Times Square; the
Beyoncé Giselle KnowlesCarter(born September 4, 1981),
known as Beyoncé, is an
American singer, songwriter,
dancer and actress. Born and
raised in Houston, Texas, she
enrolled in performing arts schools
and was first exposed to singing
and dancing competitions as a
child. Beyoncé rose to fame in the
late 90s as the lead singer of
Destiny's Child, one of the world's
best-selling girl groups of all time.
Britney Jean Spears (born
December 2, 1981) is an American
recording artist and entertainer.
Born in McComb, Mississippi.
During her first decade in the
music industry, she became a
prominent figure in mainstream
popular music and popular
culture, followed by a muchpublicized personal life. Her first
two albums established her as a
pop icon and broke sales records.
Peter Gene Hernandez (born October
8, 1985), better known by his stage name Bruno
Mars, is an American singer-songwriter and record
producer. Raised in Honolulu, Hawaii by a family of
musicians, Mars began making music at a young
age. He performed in various musical venues in his
hometown throughout his childhood. He graduated
from high school and then moved to Los
Angeles, California to pursue a musical career.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better
known by his stage name Eminem and by his alter ego
Slim Shady, is an American rapper, record
producer, songwriter and actor. Eminem along with his solo
career is a member of his group D12. Eminem is one of
the best-selling artists in the world and is the best selling
artist of the 2000s.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born
March 28, 1986), known by her stage name
Lady Gaga, is an American
singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and
activist. She began performing in the rock music
scene of Manhattan's Lower East Side, and was
signed with Streamline Records by the end of
Elvis Aaron Presley (January
8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an
American singer and actor. A
cultural icon, he is commonly
known by the single name Elvis.
One of the most popular musicians
of the 20th century, he is often
referred to as the "King of Rock
and Roll" or simply "the King".He
began his career there in
1954, working with Sun Records
owner Sam Phillips, who wanted
to bring the sound of AfricanAmerican music to a wider
Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in stores,
restaurants, and automatic machines in more than
200 countries.It is produced by The Coca-Cola
Company of Atlanta, Georgia, and is often referred to
simply as Coke. The Coca-Cola Company has, on
occasion, introduced other cola drinks under the
Coke brand name. The most common of these is Diet
Coke, with others including Caffeine-Free Coca-Cola,
Diet Coke Caffeine-Free, Coca-Cola Cherry, CocaCola Zero, Coca-Cola Vanilla, and special versions
with lemon, lime or coffee.
Based on Interbrand's best global brand 2011, CocaCola was the world's most valuable brand.
The first mention of the cupcake can be traced as far
back as 1796, when a recipe notation of "a cake to be
baked in small cups" was written in American
Cookery by Amelia Simmons.In the early 21st
century, a trend for cupcake shops was reported in
the United States, playing off of the sense of
nostalgia evoked by the cakes. In New York
City, cupcake shops like Magnolia Bakery gained
publicity in their appearances on popular television
shows like HBO's Sex and the City. A standard
cupcake uses the same basic ingredients as
standard-sized cakes: butter, sugar, eggs, and flour.