Why do American high schools host proms?

John Burgess accurately details in this thread the origin of proms, though as to Why we have them, the matter is down to economics: The Prom is another Product sold to Consumers--they who replaced the Citizens of a former era.Like

Is Arabic taught in American high schools?

There are pockets of it being taught in the US Public Education system.Arabic education in U.S. public schools | ShareAmericaIt was one of the languages I wanted to learn when I was in high school, but wasn't one of the languages offered (only French and Spanish).Considering the increasing number

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

Why is American (U.S.) culture so popular and desirable around the world?

I would agree that American culture is popular but I wouldn't agree that it is necessarily desirable around the world.American television is kind of second rate to some British and Canadian productions but the enormity of the American television industry means that many of their programmes can be exported. And now with the

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

Why do American women vote Republican given the anti-feminist policies espoused by elements of the Republican Party?

They don't. You have been brainwashed by the lies and false data reporting by the liberal media.In point of fact the most [mis]quoted statistic that women earn 75% of what a man earns is a straight up lie.

What was US culture like in WWII?

It was very patriotic, very much like all the other countries. People would hang American flags any and everywhere. If you were even slightly anti American, you were shunned from your community

What does the U.S. President do on President's Day?

President's Day in Trump World?...with his narcissism and his love for Military Parades, the next thing in his Life's agenda would be to change Presidents' Day to

Is the U.S. an example or a warning for the rest of the world? Why?

A warning of what unfettered, free market vulture capitalism gets you:Rankings :: Legatum Prosperity Index 2017EIU Democracy Index 2017FIW 2017 Table of Country Scores <- Be sure to click the Aggregate Score to get the actual positions.2018 World Press Freedom Index | Reporters Without Bordershttps://www.usnews.com/news/best...

It's true that the United States of America is predominantly a Christian nation, but is the United States of America a legit Christian nation? If so, why or why not?

It's true that the United States of America is predominantly a Christian nation, but is the United States of America a legit Christian nation? If so, why or why not?The US is most definitely NOT a

Do Americans believe in fate and luck?

Without googling this, I'd venture to guess most Americans believe in both fate and luck. I think it's an easy way out for most people. When good things happen they can take credit, or not, and when bad things happen they can blame it on fate or luck. Fate defined as

How did the failure of the Bay of Pigs Invasion change United States policies?

JFK's head decayed and American embarked to a significant degree in misadventures in  Southeast Asia into a quicksand that was compounded by LBJ's additional mistakes. We got out when the republicans were in office and America, for a while, stayed

Do Americans worry about a culture invasion?

It all depends on how spicy the food is in that culture. I have very low spice tolerance. Does the invading culture have good, non-spicy food? If so, welcome aboard!

Why are Americans obsessed with aliens and UFOs?

For the same reason that humans all over the world were (and still are) obsessed with gremlins, leprechauns, changelings, ghosts, demons, faeries, angels, and apparitions of the Virgin Mary. It's probably a psychological phenomenon (or psychology interacting with the environment), and what you perceive depends on the cultural references you've been brought up with, and the technological level

How exactly are Christians under attack in the United States?

As a Christian I'll try and elaborateIn different parts of the country you'll find different types of attitudes surrounding Christianity. Some of those attitudes are ones that are very liberal and accepting such as "I want to live my life the way

What would happen if America took over the world?

Look out your window. Turn on your television. That's what it would look like. You're living it right now. The U.S. Inherited the title of global hegemon after we defeated the soviets in the Cold War.The new type of "soft imperialism" is a U.S. Regime. The WTO, IMF, world bank, etc are all operating under

Are Christians allowed to worship God in the United States?

It's not true at all.Christianity has been the religion of choice for hundreds of years. There has been a growing trend in the US to try to be more inclusive and fair to those who are not Christian.Some Christians are okay with

What would a race war look like in america?

The question seems to proceed from a false assumption: that there has not already been a race war in the United States.  Frankly, to find out what a race war would look like in the US, just study its history.I think transporting people from their native land, holding them in bondage, denying them rights, sexually assaulting their

Why do U.S. Presidents kiss Saudi King's hand?

There is no evidence that Obama kissed anything. He did bend at the waist while shaking King Abdullah's hands. The king was only 5' 11" tall in his prime, and Obama is 6' 1", so Obama had to lean over to place his head at the king's level. Protocol forbids US presidents from bowing,

What myth about America do Americans believe?

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

Is the United States of America a Christian nation? Why or why not?

no, No and NO!Let's run down a list of specific facts as to why not.The Declaration of Independence of the United StatesAlthough arguably religious language is used, the exact words used were deistic in nature. "Creator"

How would the United States handle a visiting alien delegation?

The U.S. is the only country that I have visited and noticed the signs in the international arrival section, indicating what lines aliens should stand in and what exit US citizens should use. In the USA, if you are not a citizen of their country, you are called an alien.To answer your question, how would