Cultural history of the United States
The cultural history of the United States covers the cultural history of the United States since its founding in the late 18th century. Various immigrant groups have been at play in the formation of t...
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August 6,1911- Lucille Ball Born
On this day in 1911, Lucille Desiree Ball, one of America’s most famous redheads and beloved comic actresses, is born near Jamestown, New York.
The Cult of the Chopped-Cheese Sandwich, New York's Most Enigmatic Icon | First We Feast
“The chopped cheese is probably a drug-dealer sandwich,” says Harlem-born rapper Bodega Bamz. “It hasn’t really [spread its wings] yet, unlike the Philly cheesesteak, which is more of a trademark. But...
17 Dangerous Foods Americans Eat That Are Banned In Other Countries
A competitive marketplace means that US food companies have to get things done fast and cheap, often at the expense of human health. These are just some of the absurd things that can legally be stocke...
Sophia Loren Meets Jayne Mansfield
When Legends Meet – Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield One of the more infamous publicity incidents in Hollywood history captured in photographs, took place on April 12, 1957 at a party held at Romanoff...
NCAA March Madness 2015: 5 Greatest Upsets in Tournament History
The early rounds of the one-and-done competition of loaded with them. From No. 15 seeds topping No. 2s to those schools that make a surprise run into the Sweet Sixteen as a result of a buzzer-beater, ...
50 States, 50 Sandwiches - Zagat
Every state has its own specialty dishes, but it's often the unique regional sandwiches you find all around the U.S. that best embody the spirit of each community and its local cuisine....
American Enlightenment
The American Enlightenment is a period of intellectual ferment in the thirteen American colonies in the period 1714–1818, which led to the American Revolution, and the creation of the American Republi...
Folklore of the United States
Folklore consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture, subculture, or group. It is als...
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United States heraldry
Heraldry in the United States of America was first established by European settlers who brought with them the heraldic customs of their respective countries of origin. As the use of coats of arms may ...
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Americana
Americana refers to artifacts, or a collection of artifacts, related to the history, geography, folklore and cultural heritage of the United States. Many kinds of material fall within the definition o...
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Anti-Tom literature
Anti-Tom literature refers to the 19th century pro-slavery novels and other literary works written in response to Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. Also called Plantation literature, these wr...
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History of education in the United States
The history of education in the United States, or foundations of education covers the trends in educational philosophy, policy, institutions, as well as formal and informal learning in America from th...
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Federal Art Project
The Federal Art Project (FAP) was the visual arts arm of the Great Depression-era New Deal Works Progress Administration Federal Project Number One program in the United States. Funded under the Emer...
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Federal Theatre Project
The Federal Theatre Project (1935–39) was a New Deal program to fund theatre and other live artistic performances and entertainment programs in the United States during the Great Depression. It was o...
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Harlem Renaissance
The Harlem Renaissance was a movement that spanned the 1920s. During the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke. The Movement also included the ...
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History of religion in the United States
The religious history of the United States began with the first Pilgrim settlers who came on the Mayflower in the year 1620. Their Protestant faith motivated their move from Europe. The Spanish set up...
History of religion in the United States - Wikipedia