United States is a country that completely represents the western culture. Such culture existed in this country since time before it was recognized as a country. United Stated culture was mainly influenced by the British Culture in the beginning. British colonization resulted in the expansion of English language and legal system.
Other European parts are also held responsible for influencing the cultural aspects of the country. Immigrants in a large number from the European countries like Ireland, Germany, Poland and Italy also brought about vast culture development in different parts of the United States. And of course, the Native Americans, Immigrants from western Africa and younger generation America also share the influences on the culture in USA . The perception about United States being a melting pot is gradually diminishing as the recent academic opinion seems to talk in favor of cultural diversity. It is rather being recognized as salad bowl instead of melting pot. The unique point about the American culture is that has got subculture within it. Northern European culture is the strongest agent that has influenced the American cultureóGermany, Ireland and England are the most prominent ones. Hollywood is the biggest medium that forms the part of cultural entertainment. Many world famous studios of motion pictures are available in the American state of California. Hollywood movies star are the most popular faces in the world of entertainment. Various other means of entertainment like drama, theatre, music shows, games and several others contribute effectively in the development of cultural integration in the country.