Essay on American Cultures And The American Culture

954 Words Apr 7th, 2016 4 Pages
There are so many different cultures in the world from Japanese cultures, to Chinese cultures, to even our very own American cultures. I will talk about American culture, even though there are many sub-cultures in the American culture I will try to narrow it down. American cultures for us is the normal things we do; we tend to think that everyone does the same things that we do in our everyday life. For example, from driving on the right side of the road to even eating with forks and knives. Everyone’s culture is so different, and we usually sit and judge others cultures without knowing about them. I will talk about our foods, our religions, as well as the clothing we wear. First of all, the main thing that people notice when they come to the United States is our food and alcohol. When my grandparents came to visit me from Peru the first thing that they said was “Wow they’re so many fast-food places, and restaurants”. Us Americans have a higher obesity percentage then most countries. More then 2/3 of adults in the United states tend to be obese (Odgen & Caroll, 2010). We tend to depend of fast food because I feel like everyone’s always in a rush. Nobody has the patience to wait 30 minutes for their food because chances are that they will be late to work or even school. In my opinion, we have a lot of processed food. I did mention alcohol, for example; beers, wines, and liquor are different from other places. Just like the age in which you can…

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