Popular American Culture
January 13, 2009
Popular American Culture is, in today’s world, important because it seems that it is what is well-liked and commonly creates the culture. It is known that it is what everyone can be judged on because it is influenced by the mass media. Popular American Culture is what strongly represents and accepted in our society. American Culture expresses itself everyday through sports, music, and even including movies. Life is known to revolve around American Culture. It can shape peoples life’s and personality’s just by the environment they live in and it is known to be something that is passed down from generations only to make sure each generation adds there own detail. It can be simple defined as “what people do and do not do, what they like and dislike, what they believe and what they do not believe, and what they value and discount” (Spring, 2003). Popular Culture defines the everyday lives of the mainstream. Popular Culture changes constantly and occurs uniquely in place and time.
Popular American Culture is something that you can not get away from and it is need in our society. It helps define who and what we are and where we come from. It gives us the chance to help our future and the future of others by adding in more things to define our American Culture. American Popular Culture helps use figure out our past and help people go about finding and figure out there ancestors. No matter how many of those lovely people come about saying there is no such thing as American Culture there will always be because our culture is going no where. It never has and it never will. We are a great country with a wonderful culture of our own. “The structures of our Government, our laws and the way people relate to each other have a great influence on our actions and attitudes” (Anonymous, 2000-2009). Our American Culture helps us teach our future. “We teach them to be good Americans by sharing our...