I started high school at age 12.What age do American children start?

American children usually go to Kindergarten around age 5*. A "pre-K" year is also fashionable in some parts of the country.Elementary School consists of grades 1 through grade 5 or 6, depending on the school district. In my children's district it is through grade 5, where I grew up it is through grade

What one language would you encourage Americans to learn, and why?

The language that they want to learn and would find the most useful to them.Let's face it, English is the most-learned second language around the world because it is useful to just about everyone. There is no one comparable second language for English-speakers.I think it would be ideal if some Americans learned Spanish, others

What one language would you encourage Americans to learn, and why?

The language that they want to learn and would find the most useful to them.Let's face it, English is the most-learned second language around the world because it is useful to just about everyone. There is no one comparable second language for English-speakers.I think it would be ideal if some Americans learned Spanish, others

What is life like in a U.S. college?

In a word: Amazing.I'm not a partier, but I love it for the academics. The library is enormous, people and professors are (almost entirely) friendly, people come from ALL over the globe, so nobody judges anybody based on appearance, and best of all: the classes are wonderfully challenging and specific

Do Americans believe in Karma?

Some immigrant communities in the U.S. from South Asia likely believe in the direct, literal concept.    More generally, there is a strong sort of foundational Calvinistic sense in American culture that values personal efficacy in a positive sense and then places personal responsibility (as rather opposed to any very high degree of societal responsibility) on people in a

How many Americans genuinely believe that they can defeat an alien invasion?

Don't really spend my time thinking of what if scenarios with aliens involved. I'd imagine that there's only a small percentage of people who would think so and I'd imagine that the percentage is about the same regardless of any nationality. Being I answered that silly question, I'm going to think of more

Does being liberal mean being anti-American?

Considering America was founded by liberals, and it was liberals who fought for and won the civil war to preserve the union (conservatives wanting to maintain - aka conserve - the institution of slavery), and given that America has consistently advanced liberal progressive goals throughout our history, and noting that the majority of Americans

Why do some Americans vote against their own best interests by voting for a candidate who holds many of the opposite positions which they believe in or support?

Why do so many morons and control freaks think that they know what someone else's self interest is?However since you're asking I'll assume you are one of those two categories of people and answer your question for you. First a disclaimer

Why are so many Americans really so concerned about which public bathroom others use?

I've never read what I'm about to write but I'm convinced a majority of Americans suffer from a disconcerting sense of fear (that can often be linked to childhood issues, jobs, circumstances, lifestyles, and diet).I also believe all behavior can be

How can intelligent Americans vote Republican?

Because it is logical.  Democrats are collectivist and totalitarian -- it is a fact that they want to centralize decisions about spending money, they are more for central planning via higher taxes.  This is contrary to how the world works best -- it is extremely complex, including supply channels; millions of

What myth about America do Americans believe?

Oh boy, where to start?That the rebellion was about

Why do so many Americans believe in angels?

America is a somewhat religious country, compared to European and Scandinavian countries, and Christianity is the largest religious group, so that would account for some of it. But not all.However, there are some Christian denominations (of the Protestant Evangelical variety) for whom angels - apart from

What are some myths about America that many non-Americans still believe?

Health care. People here think health care in America is horrible. They think theirs is great and are grateful for it. Since I am a recipient, I like it too. My tax dollars help pay for it, but that is how it works. Still, Health care in America is often extremely good, available to

Hypothetically, if tomorrow Americans woke up to a 'disappeared ' constitution, how would that play out?

You would see America and Americans devolve into the sort of sectarian-tribal-clan against clan conflicts that are now creating such chaos in the Middle East.Religious extremists would fight to promote their respective religions as the law of the land; mega corporations would fight to promote their power and

Do Americans believe in democracy?

The problem is that the quality of political culture in America has been falling downward ever since Regan when he refused to enforce labor laws existing on the books during the labor strike of Air Traffic Controllers. Labor unions used to be a strong element for rule by will of

Why are Hindu Indian-Americans living in America so loyal to India?

Not sure if they are loyal to India or America, maybe prone to patriotic jingoism or trying to loudly proclaim their identity.It's because they are a minority group that lacks social acceptance from the dominant white majority. Their role in America is transactional at best (write code, conduct surgeries, sell gas, drive cabs, run motels,...) for which they

Should Americans keep the penny?

Should Americans keep the penny?Yes, and for one simple reason: Sales tax rates vary from state to state, and city to city. If items are priced similarly at a variety of retail outlets, then the total price, including tax, will vary at those outlets, and pennies are needed.For example, the sales tax

Can Americans handle the truth?

Q: Can Americans handle the truth?Yes, most can, but that's not the problem.The problem is actually figuring out what the truth actually is and then doing a rational analysis to try to figure out what policies are going to work the best.Americans are terrible at both of the above.We have too many

What makes American invasion right?

This question, as currently phrased, is nearly impossible to answer without making a lot of assumptions.1.  First, what do you mean by "invasion."  For instance, we talk of the "British Invasion" of the US and it refers to a sudden influx of British musical and artistic

Do Bosnians like Americans?

Everyone may like some specific people, or group of people, but I am talking overall, and as everything here is divided on ethnic lines so is this.Bosniaks most of them do,especially younger ones, they like Hollywood, Facebook, Google, etc. And they know that didn't appear out of thin air.

What do Americans think of Bahubali 2?

I thought it was really amazing. I watched it with some friends and we can't stop going back to see it again and again. The visuals and plot are very unique. The romance was clean but quite endearing. I don't know any Telugu but

What do you hate about American movies?

They are mostly aimed at adolescent boys, or appear so. Explosions and shooting every few minutes, hardly any dialogue, no real acting. The Last really good American film I saw was Woody Allen's

Do American astronauts speak Russian?

Yes.  All assigned astronauts and cosmonauts receive training in the other language and need to reach a certain level of proficiency for safety reasons.  The Russian MCC only speak Russian and all operations in the Russian Segment or in the Soyuz vehicle occur in Russian.  There isn't time for interpreters in an emergency, so if astronauts can't operate

What americans think about Priyanka Chopra?

She won the People's Choice award for favorite actress in a new American tv series. To do so, she won more votes than several well-known, popular American actresses.f I am not mistaken, and I don't think I am, her show was also the most popular new drama of the year.So the answer is

Where do most Americans get their news?

It is a US Media environment where just six mega Global corprations own 95-98% of all US Media, they control almost everything that Americans See, Listen to and Read! That is why Russia's list of 40 nations buying ISIS oil given by Putin to the leaders of all

Do Americans see $1 the same way Indians see 1 Indian Rupee?

FIRST UNDERSTAND PPP:What is Purchasing Power Parity?Purchasing power parity is defined as the number of units of a country's currency required to buy the same amount of goods and services in the domestic market as one dollar would buy in the US.The technique of purchasing power parity allows us to estimate what exchange between two currencies

Do American astronauts speak Russian?

Yes.  All assigned astronauts and cosmonauts receive training in the other language and need to reach a certain level of proficiency for safety reasons.  The Russian MCC only speak Russian and all operations in the Russian Segment or in the Soyuz vehicle occur in Russian.  There isn't time for interpreters in an emergency, so if astronauts can't operate

What is your favorite TV show that I as an American wouldn't know about?

You may be American but are probably way too young to know this show. It was by far my favorite show as a 9-year kid. Ironically, it premiered on ABC just 2 days before Star Trek on NBC. That year, this now cultish sci-fi action/adventure was a production that, at the time was the costliest show ever

What are white Americans feelings about the Black Panther movie?

Tell you what: on a superhero-adventure level, I enjoyed it (though it didn't merit the 97% rating at Rotten Tomatoes). On a deeper level, however . . . this film is both pagan and racist.(1) Black Panther's worldview. Even if I enjoy

What do Americans think of Bahubali 2?

I thought it was really amazing. I watched it with some friends and we can't stop going back to see it again and again. The visuals and plot are very unique. The romance was clean but quite endearing. I don't know any Telugu but

Do American girls like Russian boys?

I'm an American woman and I have to say I love them . Being from NY there are a lot of Russian & Ukrainian guys to choose from. My friends and I actually prefer them and seek out Slovic guys. But I have to say

Do Americans love Priyanka Chopra?

Love is a strong word for Americans. We don't fall in love here with our film stars like people in India and other places do.Many people like and admire her. She is seen as a girl of beauty and class here. She is well liked and received and appreciated. But I don't think it can be

Do Americans see $1 the same way Indians see 1 Indian Rupee?

FIRST UNDERSTAND PPP:What is Purchasing Power Parity?Purchasing power parity is defined as the number of units of a country's currency required to buy the same amount of goods and services in the domestic market as one dollar would buy in the US.The technique of purchasing power parity allows us to estimate what exchange between two currencies

Do Bosnians like Americans?

Everyone may like some specific people, or group of people, but I am talking overall, and as everything here is divided on ethnic lines so is this.Bosniaks most of them do,especially younger ones, they like Hollywood, Facebook, Google, etc. And they know that didn't appear out of thin air.

How can some Americans speak Russian when it's such a difficult language?

In same way Russians can speak English, Chinese, Finnish, Tamil and other easy and difficult languages of the world. Russian is not even considered among the toughest languages for English speakers. It's moderately challenging. So while a Ukrainian can definitely master Russian

What americans think about Priyanka Chopra?

She won the People's Choice award for favorite actress in a new American tv series. To do so, she won more votes than several well-known, popular American actresses.f I am not mistaken, and I don't think I am, her show was also the most popular new drama of the year.So the answer is

What do you hate about American movies?

They are mostly aimed at adolescent boys, or appear so. Explosions and shooting every few minutes, hardly any dialogue, no real acting. The Last really good American film I saw was Woody Allen's

What is the biggest misconception about Americans?

The biggest misconception is probably that we Americans are all rich. That's not even close to being true. If you come to American you will see lots of homeless people in the streets, sleeping under bridges or in doorways. You will be surprised to discover that one out of every seven American

Where do most Americans get their news?

It is a US Media environment where just six mega Global corprations own 95-98% of all US Media, they control almost everything that Americans See, Listen to and Read! That is why Russia's list of 40 nations buying ISIS oil given by Putin to the leaders of all

Why are the Americans called red Indian? What are the reasons behind it?

Not all Americans are called Red Indians. Red Indian is term used to refer to a race of people who were the natives of current America before Christopher Columbus discovered it.

Why don't enough Americans believe that NASA deserves more funding?

People think NASA already gets much much more than they really do..."Americans in general have no idea what NASA's "cost" is. In fact, most members of the public have no idea how much any government agency's budget is. What we do know

Do Americans hate Russians? If so, why?

Those of us of a certain age were brought up to hate Russians, particularly those of us who lived through the Cuban missile crisis, where the world seemed just hours away from destruction because the Russians had placed missiles just 90 miles off our shores.Then came the

What do Americans think of the Japanese?

Americans, particularly teenagers, consume a lot of Japanese entertainment in the form of ‘anime' and video games, the two AAA gaming companies being Nintendo and Sony, who also make electronics. The Japanese design a huge amount of our electronics specifically televisions and

Are British people more sophisticated than Canadians and Americans?

As with any population there are highly sophisticated people and not so sophisticated in Britain.I would say as a population, the British are a bit more reserved and formal in their approaches. That said my grandparents were from there and they