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Unformatted text preview: Jena Losch Sociology 101 TV 3/5/08 Usually cultures around the world are very distinct; all the citizens share the same religion, or share similar types of dress customs, or all eat the same types of food. However, the American culture is much more difficult to define. Throughout time, the American culture has been shaped and molded through many events, from the Revolutionary war to the recent illegal immigration from Mexico. Because of America's core ideals of equality, individualism, and freedom, the "American dream," of being successful has become a cornerstone to the American culture. One example of a realization of the "American dream" has been the success of the McDonald's franchise. Is started out as one restaurant, and the owners, Dick and Mac McDonald, tried to exemplify the American values in this restaurant cleanliness, conservatism, and efficiency. exemplify the American values in this restaurant cleanliness, conservatism, and efficiency....
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2008 for the course SOC 101 TV taught by Professor Squires during the Spring '08 term at CSU Dominguez Hills.
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