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Diferences between Canada's and America's culture?
Transcript of Diferences between Canada's and America's culture?
Northern North America bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north.
America is a super continent. Its located in the Western Hemisphere that includes North America and South America. Location Comparing Canadian Culture to the American Culture
Here we go!!!! Location The terms location and place in geography are used to identify a point or an area on the Earth's surface or elsewhere. CANADA AMERICA Capital A Capital is the chief city or town in a country. Ottawa is the capital of Canada Capital CANDA : Ottawa is the capital of Canada.
AMERICA : Washington DC is the capital of America. Population A population refer to all inhabitants that live in a particular area. Population of the World Population CANADA : The population of Canada is 34,482,779.
AMERICA : The Population of America is 311,591,917. Ethnic Make- up Canada : British Isles origin 28%, French origin 23%, other European 15%, Amerindian 2%, other, mostly Asian, African, Arab 6%, mixed background 26%
America : White ( not Hispanic) 35.89%, Multiple or not response 0.58%, Pacific Islander 0.64%, American Indian or Alaska Native 0.86%, Filipino 2.39%, Asian 8.00%, Hispanic or Latino 43.19%, African American 8.44% Ethnic Make- up Ethnic Make- up talk s about the source from where the make up comes from. Religions Religion is a collection of belief systems, cultural systems, and worldviews that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes, to moral values Religion CANADA : Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (including United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% (2001 census)
ABRAHAMIC RELIGION - Christianity( Mexico- 97%, United States- 80%, Canada- 77%), Islam( United States- 0.8%, Canada- 2.8%, Mexico- 0.2%), Judaism( United States- 1.7%, Canada- 1.1%, Mexico- 0.02%)
DHARMIC RELIGION - Buddhism( United States- 0.7%), Hinduism(United States- 0.4%, Canada- 9.5%), Sikhism(United States- 0.3%, Canada- 12%)
OTHER - (United States - 1.8%)
90% of South Americans are Christians (82% Roman Catholic, 9% other Christian denominations), accounting for ca. 19% of Christians worldwide. Government Government is one of humanity's oldest and most important institutions. From earliest times, some kind of government has been a vital part of every society Government CANADA : Constitutional monarchy that is also a parliamentary democracy and a federation
AMERICA : The government of the United States of America is the federal government of the constitutional republic of fifty states that constitute the United States of America, as well as one capitol district, and several other territories. Canada America Languages
Language is the most important aspect in the life of all beings.We use language to express inner thoughts and emotions. Languages CANADA : Multitude of languages are spoken in Canada. According to the 2006 census, English and French are the two major languages("home language", or language spoken most often in the home) of 67.1% and 21.5% of the population, respectively. English and French are recognized by the Constitution of Canada as "official languages," which means that all laws of the federal government are enacted in both English and French and that federal government services are required to be available in both languages. The five most widely-spoken non-official languages are Chinese (the home language of 2.6% of Canadians), Punjabi (0.8%), Spanish (0.7%), Italian (0.6%), and Arabic (0.5%). AMERICA
The most widely spoken languages in North America ( including the Central America and the Caribbean islands) are English, Spanish, and especially creole languages spoken in the Caribbean.
Portuguese and Spanish are the most spoken languages in South America. Dutch is the official language of Suriname; English is the official language of Guyana.Other languages found in South America include Hindi and Javanese in Guyana and Suriname; Italian in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Venezuela and Colombia; and German in certain pockets in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia and Paraguay. Cultural Diversity CANDA : Canada is culturally diverse. This goes back to the 1890s when it began inviting people from all over the world to settle in the country to help it develop and grow. Canadian immigration policy was historically open, welcoming and egalitarian in its philosophy. This has also manifest into the psyche of the nation where people are encouraged and to retain their cultural identities, traditions, languages and customs.
AMERICA : The United States is the most culturally diverse country in the world in terms of culture, religion, ethnicity and sexual orientation. The variety found in the U.S. has created a unique culture that is unlike anywhere else in the world. Cultural Diversity Cultural diversity is when differences in race, ethnicity, language, nationality, religion, and sexual orientation are represented within a community. Sexual Orientation Language Religion Nationality Ethnetic Racism Racism : What has changed CANADA :
1st reason : Canadian institutions and organizations are now less likely of the grounds or race and ethnicity.
2nd reason : Second, there have been changes in racism in the area of immigration policy and practices. As we know, racism played an important role in the regulation of the flow of workers and potential future citizens.
3rd reason : The symbolic order of race and ethnicity is changing.
4th reason :There is no longer a clear-cut pattern of disadvantage. There are complex ways in which region of residence, gender, nativity, skin color, educational attainment, class background and sector of industrial employment, among other variables, play roles in shaping patterns of social in equality. Racism : What has not changed CANADA :
Some individuals still think racist thoughts, say racist things, treat people badly and deny jobs, promotions, housing and other resources to people because of the color of their skin. Immigration CANADA : The movement of nationals of one country into another for the purpose of better job opportunities, better health care, freedom etc. is central to Canadian history, from the native peoples, whose ancestors migrated across the Bering Strait from Asia, to the most recent arrivals. The story of Canadian immigration is not one of orderly population growth; it has been and remains both a catalyst to Canadian economic development and a mirror of Canadian attitudes and values; it has often been unashamedly and economically self-serving and ethnically or racially biased.
AMERICA : This richly illustrated set is the definitive reference on American immigration from both historic and contemporary perspectives. It traces the scope and sweep of U.S. immigration from the earliest colonial settlements to the present, focusing on critical issues as well as the groups of people involved. Every major immigrant group and every era are fully documented and examined through detailed analysis os social, legal, political, economic, and demographic factors. Archival and contemporary photographs, along with hundreds of pages of documents and illustrations, further illuminate the information provided. Food CANADA : Common contenders as the Canadian national food include - Butter tarts, Kraft Dinner, Poutine.
51% Poutine, 14% Montreal-style bagels, 11% Salmon Jerky (dried smoked salmon), 10% Pierogi, 7% Ketchup chips, 4% Nova Scotian Dona, 1% California roll. Currency Canada : The Canadian dollar (sign: $; code: CAD) is the currency of Canada. As of 2011, the Canadian dollar is the 7th most traded currency in the world, accounting for 5.3% of the world's daily share. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents. Currency AMERICA : The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$), also referred to as the U.S. dollar or American dollar, is the official currency of the United States of America and its overseas territories. It is divided into 100 smaller units called cents. Sports CANADA : There are many contests that Canadians value, the most common are ice hockey, lacrosse, Canadian football, basketball, soccer, curling and baseball, with ice hockey and lacrosse being the official winter and summer sports, respectively. Sports AMERICA : There are a wide range of sports played in the continent of South America, with football being the most popular, while baseball is the most popular in Venezuela. Other popular sports include basketball, rugby union, tennis, golf, volleyball, hockey, beach volleyball and motor sports. Health Care CANADA : Health care in Canada is delivered through a publicly funded health care system, which is mostly free at the point of use and has most services provided by private entities.It is guided by the provisions of the Canada Health Act of 1984. Private insurance is only a minimal part of the overall health care system. Health Care AMERICA : The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 10,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally. AHCA was founded in 1949 and is based in Washington, D.C. Education CANADA : Education in Canada is generally divided into primary education, followed by secondary education and post-secondary. Within the provinces under the ministry of education, there are district school boards administering the educational programs.Education is compulsory up to the age of 16 in every province in Canada, except for Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick, where the compulsory age is 18, or as soon as a high school diploma has been achieved Education AMERICA : Child education is compulsory. There are also a large number and wide variety of higher education institutions throughout the country that one can choose to attend, both publicly and privately administered.Public education is universally available. School curricula, funding, teaching, employment, and other policies are set through locally elected school boards with jurisdiction over school districts with many directives from state legislatures.