The Evolution of American Culture

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The American culture has changed so much in the last10 years. People’s moral values are below normal standards, and the older generation is outraged and distributed by the way things are being handling in today’s society. In Chapter 1, Wilson defined popular culture as “the culture of everyone in a society, and the customs and practices handed down from generation to generation” (Wilson, 2001).

In order to understand American culture, one must have knowledge of the history and the tradition of the country. America was seen as a land of opportunity, and people from all over the world settled in American and adopted its culture. Each immigrant has brought some of its homeland culture and incorporates with the culture of the American people; others have created a barrier and never advanced o...
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