Tag 'United States'

Submitted 6 months 4 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Racism in America has in roots in British snobbery. However, it was more economic than "racial". The first settlers brought a lot of the Old World, uniquely English snobberies with them.

Submitted 7 months 1 week ago by CultureWhiz.

America divides its population into five tribes": Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans and Asians/Pacific Islanders. For all intents and purposes, these are arbitrary concepts, but individuals seem to take them very seriously and they form their personal identities based on them.

Submitted 1 year 1 month ago by CultureWhiz.

In the early days of the United States, there was no police department. Northern cities relied on a voluntary surveillance system in which male citizens served a few hours a week.