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The mass imigrations Influence on the American culture of today Camilla Gramstad Culture is a wide term It includes things like language traditions and arts One might say that culture is the soul of a nation The United States of America is a rather new nation with in many peoples opinion a great lack of culture Others will claim that the multiplicity of different ethnic groups with different cultures will not allow the people of USA to have one common culture The first view may represent Israel Zangwills Melting Pot The different ethnic groups has melted together and left their original culture The other view however may be compared to a salad-bowl Many different ingredients mixed together in one bowl but still not interfering with one another In many ways we may say that the salad-bowl theory is most likely to be true Even though the Americanisation project was to give the new Americans a common identity there were and is a freedom of religion This allowed the people to keep many of the traditions from their native country Also the strong family ties that exist in many cultures kept the immigrants from certain countries together Between 1880 and 1900 over 10 of all the immigrants were Italians and they settled almost exclusively on five different streets in New York Still there is a part of New York that is called little Italy and many people with Italian heritage still know their native language This is also the case with the Chinese and other Asian immigrants There is a China town in almost all the big cities in the US and a Chinese take-away restaurant on every other street-corner Many of the people working here do not even speak English When it comes to the Scandinavians however the cultural heritage
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