Study In America – General Information About America

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America is developed, advanced, educated and independent country. It consists of 50 states. Immigrants population is increasing in America and known as country of immigrants. Immigrants bring new culture, tradition, customs and influenced American population.
BIOGRAPHY

America is third largest country in the world, divided into 50 states. Surrounding by both North Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico. The capital city of America is Washington, DC.
EDUCATION

Education is mainly provided by government. Education system is controlled and funding from three levels; federal, state and local. Students have three different options for education; public school, private school and home school. In private and private schools, there are three levels; elementary school, junior high school and high school. Colleges are conducted separately from elementary and high school systems.

LANGUAGE

America has no official language. Almost every language in the world is spoken in America. Non-English language includes United states, Spanish, Chinese, French and German. Only 90% population speak and understand English language. Out of 50 states, only 30 states have established English as official language. The official business language is English. Large number of immigrants brings various language so , it is known as multilingual nation.
RELIGION

America is founded on the basis of religious freedom. Most of the people are Christian about 83% . The second religion follow by people is Judalism . Muslim are less in number. About 10 % population say that they don’t follow any religion.
ECONOMY

America is  advanced industralized. The most business activity are service , finance, advertising and tourism. America is rich in petroleum and minerals. The manufacturing  of petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, acrospace, telecommunication, food processing and mining are major source of income. America is world wide exporter of food.
TECHNOLOGY

America has flow of modern innovations. There are many inventors who gave different invention and technology. Some name of American inventors are Robert Fucton, Samuel Morse, Eli Whitney, Cyrus, Thomas Edison. New technological innovation are first invented in America and later that technology is spread worldwide. The examples of innovation are the lightbulb, the airplane, the atomic bomb, nuclear power, computer, ipod, internet and soon.
SOCIETY

American theory has said that there is no class based. Poor areas are visible and distinction between people of a certain color or race. The class donot exist, but seen discrimination over accents, clothing, manners , etc. The theory say gender are equal but women donot receive same social and economic status as men. Women do work and are responsible for child-rearing, cooking and housecleaning.
FAMILY

American people prefer nuclear family. Extended family and relatives live in their own home. Individualism is major part of family and reflected in family unit. People are proud of their individual gain, success and may or may not share with their elders.
FOOD

Fooding system is influenced by Europeans and Native Americans. Their food includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato chips, macaroni, cheese and meat loaf. There is different style of cooking and types of foods. The Southern style includes fried chicken, collard greens, black-eyes peas and corn bread. The Mexican style includes chili, burritos, relies on shredded cheese and beans.
CLOTHING STYLE

The clothing is vary by social status, region, occupation and climate. People prefer to wear jeans, sneakers, baseball caps, cowboy hats, boots . The fashion is influenced by celebrities and the media.

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