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Americans are nationals and citizens of the Americas in general. The use of Americans to describe people of the USA developed from its original use to differentiate English people of the American colonies from English people of England. Although nationals and citizens make up the majority of Americans, some dual citizensexpatriatesand permanent residents may also claim American nationality. As a result, US American culture and law does not equate nationality with race or ethnicitybut with citizenship and permanent allegiance.
The majority of Americans or their ancestors immigrated to America or are descended from people who were brought as slaves within the past five centuries, with the exception of the Native American population and people from HawaiiPuerto RicoGuamand the Philippine Islands who became American through expansion of the country in the 19th century,  additionally America expanded into American Samoathe U.
Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands in the 20th century. Despite its multi-ethnic composition,   the culture of the United States held in common by most Americans can also be referred to as mainstream American culturea Western culture largely derived from the traditions of Northern and Western European colonists, settlers, and immigrants. Large-scale immigration in the late 19th and early 20th Senhor Da Justiça - Gloria Bomfim - Santo E Orixá from Southern and Eastern Europe introduced a variety of elements.
Immigration from AsiaAfricaand Latin America has also had impact. A cultural melting potor pluralistic salad bowldescribes the way in which generations of Americans have celebrated and exchanged distinctive cultural characteristics.
In addition to the United States, Americans and people of American descent can be found internationally. As many as seven million Americans are estimated to be living abroad, and make up the Hally & The Kong Band - African Man - Various - Zenék A Max-on! diaspora. The United States of America is a diverse country, raciallyand ethnically. The United States Census Bureau also classifies Americans as "Hispanic or Latino" and "Not Hispanic or Latino", which identifies Hispanic and Latino Americans as a racially diverse ethnicity that comprises the largest minority group in the nation.
Besame Morenita - Papucho Y Su Grupo Wao - Ese Soy Yo of European descent, or White Americans also referred to as Caucasian Americansconstitute the majority of the million people living in the United States, with The largest continental ancestral group of Americans are that of Europeans who have origins in any of the original peoples of Europe.
The Spanish were some of the first Europeans to establish a continuous presence in what is now the United States in This is highly over-represented in the Upland Southa region that was settled historically by the British. Overall, as the largest group, European Americans have the lowest poverty rate  and the second highest educational attainment levels, median household income and median personal income  of any racial demographic in the nation.
Jews and Berbers arrived in the Americas between the late 15th and midth centuries. The expert groups, felt that the earlier "white" designation no longer accurately represents MENA identity, so they successfully lobbied for a distinct categorization.
Hispanic or Latino Americans of any race constitute the largest ethnic minority in the United States. They form the second largest group after non-Hispanic Whites in the United Statescomprising People of Spanish or Hispanic descent have lived in what is now Hally & The Kong Band - African Man - Various - Zenék A Max-on! Happy Guy Theme - Bram Meindersma + David OReilly - The External World OST (File) States since the founding of St.
In the State of TexasSpaniards first settled the region in the late s and formed a unique cultural group known as Tejanos Texanos. African Americans also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans, and formerly as American Negroes are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa.
In addition, there were 37, non-Hispanic blacks, which comprised Most African Americans are the direct descendants of captives from West Africawho survived the slavery era within the boundaries of the present United States. The English settlers treated these captives as indentured servants and released them after a number of years.
This practice was gradually replaced by the system of race-based slavery used in the Caribbean. Another significant population is the Asian American population, comprising They are by no means a monolithic group. Asians overall have higher income levels than all other racial groups in the United States, including whites, and the trend appears to be increasing in relation to those groups. While Asian Americans have been in what is now the United States since before the Revolutionary War   relatively large waves of Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese immigration did not begin until the mid-to-late 19th century.
According to the Census, there are 5. Native Americans, whose ancestry is indigenous to the Americasoriginally migrated to the two continents between 10, years ago. AugustineFlorida becoming the first permanent European settlement in the continental United States.
The United States has a growing multiracial identity movement. According to the United States Census6. Also, Census does not describe their European and American Indian ancestry as they understand it to be.
Mestizo is not a racial category in the U. Censusbut signifies someone who has both European and American Indian ancestry. A national personification is an anthropomorphism of a nation or its people; it can appear in both editorial cartoons and propaganda. Uncle Sam is a national personification of the United States and sometimes more specifically of the American governmentwith the first usage of the term dating from the War of He is depicted as a stern elderly white man with white hair and a goatee beard, and dressed in clothing that recalls the design elements of the flag of the United States — for example, typically a top hat with red and white stripes and white stars on a blue band, and red and white striped trousers.
Columbia is a poetic name for the Americas and the feminine personification of the United States of America, made famous by African-American poet Phillis Wheatley during the American Revolutionary War in It has inspired the names of many persons, Ill Stick Around - Foo Fighters - Live At de Melkweg, Amsterdam, objects, institutions, and companies in the Western Hemisphere and beyond, including the District of Columbiathe seat of government of the United States.
English is the de facto national language. Although there is no official language at the federal level, some laws—such as U. While neither has an official language, New Mexico has laws providing for the use of both English and Spanish, as Louisiana does for English and French. The latter include court forms. Religion in the United States has a high adherence level compared to other developed countries, as well as a diversity in beliefs.
The First Amendment to the country's Constitution prevents the Federal government from making any "law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof".
The U. Supreme Court has interpreted this as preventing the government from having any authority in religion. A majority of Americans report that religion plays a "very important" role in their lives, a proportion unusual among developed countriesalthough similar to the other nations of the Americas.
Several of the original Thirteen Colonies were established by settlers who wished to practice their own religion without discrimination: the Massachusetts Bay Colony was established by English PuritansPennsylvania by Irish and English QuakersMaryland by English and Irish Catholicsand Virginia by English Anglicans. Although some individual states retained established religious confessions well into the 19th century, the United States was the first nation to have no official state-endorsed religion.
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Protestant ideals, but was also a consequence of the pragmatic concerns of minority religious groups and small states that did not want to be under the power or influence of a national religion that did not represent them. Hindu Temple in MalibuCalifornia. The United States of America has its own unique social and cultural characteristics, Someday Soon - Crystal Gayle - Love Songs as dialectmusicartssocial habitscuisine and folklore.
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Original elements also play a strong role, such as Jeffersonian democracy. American culture includes both conservative and liberal elements, scientific and religious competitiveness, political structures, risk taking and free expression, materialist and moral elements.
Despite certain consistent ideological principles e. As of [update]there were approximately 9 million U. S citizens living outside of the United States. Census Bureau definition of Asians refers to a person Hally & The Kong Band - African Man - Various - Zenék A Max-on!
origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is the latest accepted revisionreviewed on 21 December This article is about the people of the United States of America.
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The female personification, primarily popular during the 18th and 19th centuries, is " Columbia ". Main article: Religion in the United States. Main article: Culture of the United States. United States Census Bureau. December 21, Archived from the original on December 24, Retrieved November 23, Census Bureau.
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